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Summary of Industry Good Projects Funded by Wool Research

2003 - 2004 Protein fibre intermediate filament structure
2003 - 2004 Prediction of bulk
2003 - 2004 Pneumatic vegetable matter removal
2003 - 2004 Enhanced performance textiles
2003 - 2004 Visiting Scientists
2004 - 2007 Wool Textiles as components of safe, functional, built environments
2004 - 2007 Twistless Yarns – Feasibility study
2004 - 2006 Products from Mid Micron wool
2004 - 2008 Prevention of photobleaching & photodegradation in carpet wools
2004 - 2007 Non-insecticidal mothproofing of wool
2006 - 2010 A new approach towards proteomic characterisation and structural elucidation of wool quality traits
2006 - 2007 Life cycle analysis of environmental impacts of carpet production
2007 - 2010 Amplification of wool surface functionality to create novel textile treatments
2007 - 2011 Traceability for sheep product knowledge, value & market access
2007 - 2010 Insect gut mechanism of surfactants
2007 - 2008 Reducing volatile organic compound emissions from carpet
2008 - 2009 Sonochemical Applications in Wet Wool Processing
2008 - 2009 Prevention of Photobleaching & Photodegradation in Carpet Wools
2008 - 2011  Performance Merino
2010 - 2011  Shrink Resist options for Merino & Mid Micron wool
2010 - 2011   Wool for wellness & comfort
2010 - 2011   Recycling options for NZ wool products
2011 - ongoing   New insect proofing agent for NZ wool
2011 - 2013  Abrasion resistance & Strength: Controlled Protein Crosslinking
2011 - 2013   Enhancing Wool Performance: Mapping & Mitigating Protein Oxidation
2011 - 2013   Photostable Wool Textiles
2011 - 2012  Novel Stain-Resist Treatments for Wool Carpets - Scoping
2012 - ongoing  Novel Stain Resistant Treatments
2012 - ongoing   Understanding Wool Protein Crosslinking Networks
2012 - ongoing   Defining Wool's Air Cleaning Abilities
2012 - ongoing   Heat & Moisture Transport in Lofty Bedding Products
2012 - ongoing   Niche Applications - Foot Covering & Foot Health
2012 - ongoing  Support of IWTO Environmental & Sustainability Working Group
2013 - ongoing   Apparel & Carpet Life Cycle Analysis


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