Processing long-fibre hemp: demonstration of hemp weaving in Ghent

As long-fibre hemp demonstrates its potential for the sustainable textile market, the Hemp4Circularity project is making progress in understanding each stage of hemp cultivation, and now its processing. In Ghent, a weaving demonstration will soon be organised by FTILab+ and HOGENT to showcase this crucial stage. Join us on 30 May!

Attendees will have the opportunity to witness firsthand the weaving process with hemp yarn, along with demonstrations of physical tests on both yarn and fabric.


  • 14.30 Welcome
  • 15.00 Welcome and presentation FTI Lab by Alexandra De Raeve (Coordinator research centre FTILab+, HOGENT)
  • 15.15 Demonstration of weaving with hemp yarn & Demonstration of physical tests on yarn and fabric
  • 17.00 Opportunity to join Texstream - networking event

Practical information:

  • Thursday 30 May
  • FTILab, Buchtenstraat 11 - 9051 Ghent, from 2.30pm
  • Registration open until May 30


Hemp4Circularity: a promising journey in textile hemp cultivation and processing