The David & Barbara Blumenthal Israel Center for Innovation and Research in Textiles, known as CIRTex, is a unique academic center on the Shenkar College campus in Ramat Gan, right at the heart of this leading educational institution. CIRTex is dedicated to advancing textile innovation and research, driven by the primary objective of reinvigorating this important field by promoting exciting new textile techniques, developing novel materials, diversifying industrial applications, and increasing awareness of eco-conscious thinking. Work at CIRTex typically spans academic, industrial, and commercial contexts, leveraging interdisciplinary expertise in science, engineering, and design.