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3rd Textile & Fashion Innovation Congress (TFIC)

28-30 April 2025 | In-Person Physical Event

King's House Conference Centre, Manchester, M1 7HB, UK


Call for Papers

The iCongress Innovation committee is inviting three types of presentations and papers for the oral presentation at the Textile & Fashion Innovation Congress (TFIC) and publication in the “iLetters”- the open access journal of innovations. 

  • Original work (research in progress) represents the findings from any research work that is in progress but at least 25% complete. 

  • Original work (research complete) represents the findings from any research work that is at least 75% complete. 

  • Review work presents a state-of-the-art picture of a theme or sub-theme of any field of study. It could be a 5-year review, 7-year review or a 10-year review of officially published materials or products. 


TFIC 2025 will cover the following topics, but are not limited to:

  1. Textile Innovations

  • Fibre Innovation in production, processing and use

  • Yarn Innovation in production, processing and use

  • Fabric Innovation in production, processing and use

  • Textile and Polymer chemistry and processing technology

  • Sustainability, Zero-waste and Social Corporate Responsibility (CSR)

  • Industry 4.0 and digitalisation including CAD/CAM/CAE

  • Business, economics and management

  • Ergonomics, Health & Safety and Production Engineering

  • Technical textiles and industrial applications including composite materials

  • E-textiles, smart textiles and textile circuitry.

  • User comfort, quality assurance and testing, etc.


   2. Fashion Innovations

  • Anthropometry, sizing, 3D Body scanning, ergonomics

  • Design, illustration, CAD/CAM, virtual prototyping

  • Fashion promotion, marketing, business, e-tailing

  • Technology, manufacturing, production engineering

  • Sustainability, recycling, reuse, upcycling, Zero-waste

  • Ethical fashion and worker safety

  • Fashion culture, identity, history, geography

  • Fast fashion, slow fashion, circular economy

  • Digital apparel, smart clothing.


Abstract submission:

We invite researchers, academics, industry experts, professionals and students to submit 200 words abstract using the submission form by 30th of July.

Abstracts can be submitted through the iCongress submission form linked below.



All speakers are required to register by paying a fee.

Fees (for in-person physical event):

  • Early Bird registration fee - £290 (before 30 August 2024)

  • Standard registration fee - £330

  • Student fee -  £250

  • Discounted fee available for DAC listed countries


Publication at iLetters 

Short-listed speakers of TFIC will be invited to submit full manuscripts for publication at iLetters after double-blind peer review process. A waiver of the full APC will be awarded to the manuscripts  authored by TFIC speakers.


Dr. Abu Sadat Muhammad Sayem CText FTI, FHEA, FRSA

Editor, iLetters

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