You can’t patent a design but you can patent a textile or a component. Learn how to create your own and how to use them. These are the hot new jobs in the apparel industry! Understand how fiber-based products are manufactured, with a practical view of how to combine new elements such as polymers, dyes, ceramics and nanotechnology with fibers for unique new product development. Experience hands-on exercises and demonstrations of how key textile and fiber-based products are manufactured.