Stitch Partners partnered with scientists from Duke One Health and North Carolina State University for the RDU Impact Challenge.
Together we are working on a solution for safer and cleaner air inside airports to prevent the spread of airborne viruses such as COVID-19. Our solution with increase travelers' confidence to travel by air and remain healthy while checking in, shopping or eating in the airport, waiting for their flight, and picking up their bags in baggage claim.
Stitch Partners has an exlusive license agreement with North Carolina State University for a new technology, an elctrostatically charged textile that was developed in the Wilson College of Textiles. A precentage of all Stitch Partners' revenues will support research at NCSU.
The Wilson College of Textiles was established to support North Carolina’s budding textile industry. Through the rise of synthetic fibers, globalization and automation, we’ve evolved and adapted and positioned ourselves, our students and our alumni to reach their full potential. The Wilson College of Textiles at NC State is recognized as the number one textiles institution in the world.
Stitch Partners is working with the technical team at Manufacturing Solutions Center (MSC) on advancing FIL-TEX™ by developing new fiber combinations and twisting different yarns to create unique fibers.
Throughout the past century, textiles has been one of the major industries for North Carolina in both employment and economic impact. The textile industry created the Manufacturing Solutions Center (MSC) at Catawba Valley Community College 30 years ago. The center supports the industry by training new employees and creating new innovations which will promote prosperity in textiles for the next century. MSC is located in Conover, NC which is in the heart of the textile industry.
Stitch Partners is working with a team from Duke One Health on research to prove that
FIL-TEX™ deactivates aerosolized SARS-CoV-2.
Duke One Health is part of Duke Global Health Institute. One Health is a worldwide strategy for advancing health care in humans, animals and the environment through communication and collaboration between mutiple disciplines with the realization that human, animal, and environmental health are all connected.
The Nation Fire Protection (NFPA) is a global self-funded nonprofit organization, established in 1896, devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards.
NFPA delivers information and knowledge through more than 300 consensus codes and standards, research, training, education, outreach and advocacy; and by partnering with others who share an interest in furthering our mission. Our mission is to help save lives and reduce loss with information, knowledge and passion.
Stitch Partners participated in the 2020 National Science Foundation I-Corps Program.