Schoeller Textiles is a family-owned business that focuses on functional fabrics for sports while also producing urban active fashion to stay competitive. It’s now one of the world leaders in this field.
Schoeller has a long tradition of making fabric and has pioneered many textile trends and technologies, picking up international prizes along the way. In 2011 they won the Swiss technology award for innovation for I-load, a reloadable drug-delivery fabric.The company protects its developments with patents or licences to selected partners around the globe. One of the main challenges when dealing with new chemical formulas and nanotechnology is safety. (Raffaella Rossello, swissinfo.ch)