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Info: Sustainable Hemp Textiles at 17th EIHA Hemp Conference

16 - 17 June 2020, online event

The EIHA hemp conference is the most important meeting point of the international hemp and cannabis industry - even if this time it is only online.
An old dream of hemp experts and the sustainable textile industry is coming closer: sustainable textiles made of hemp fibres! The latest developments from Turkey, Denmark, Germany and Canada show impressive progress in quality and properties. Even lyocell fibres can now be produced from hemp. Be curious!

Fibres – Textiles and more

17 June 2020

10:15 (CET)
Nebahat Kilic
Fredigo Agricultural Products (TR)
Future of Hemp in Turkish Textile
10:45 (CET)
Bodil Engberg Pallesen
Danish Technological Institute (DK)
Sustainable Hemp Textiles - Abstract

11:15 (CET)
Ina Sigmund
Sächsisches Textilforschungsinstitut e.V. (STFI) (DE)

Yarn and Fabrics development from Lyohemp® – First Hemp based Lyocell Fibre -  Abstract

15:45 (CET)
Jason Finnis
Bast Fibre Technologies (CA)

Displacing Synthetic Fibres with Hemp in the Single-Use-Nonwovens Industry - Abstract


More than 200 participants are expected to attend the “17th EIHA Hemp Conference”, 16–17 June 2020, online. All information, registration and the conference programme are available at  

The nova-Institute would like to acknowledge Hemp for Health (CA) for sponsoring the renowned innovation award “Hemp Product of the Year”.
Special thank goes to Hempro (DE) and MH medical hemp (DE) for supporting the conference as Gold Sponsors and also to our Silver Sponsor Shimadzu (DE/JP) and our Bronze Sponsors CBDepot (CZ) and Alvan Blanch (UK). We also thank our conference partners and media partners.

Your nova conference team