Dr Veronika Kapsali

Professor at University of the Arts, London (UAL)


Dr Veronika Kapsali, is a Professor in Materials Technology and Design at the London College of Fashion at UAL (University of the Arts London) and AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) Leadership Fellow in Bio-informed Textiles. Within this role Veronika has founded the Active Material Systems Research group and Co-I on the Business of Fashion, Textiles and Technology (BFTT), Creative Industries Clusters Programme, funded by the Industrial Strategy and delivered by the AHRC on behalf of UKRI (UK Research and Innovation).

Veronika is the Co-Chair of Smart Materials and Systems Committee, Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IoM3). She is also a member of the AHRC, MRC, and EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) Peer Review College and an expert evaluator and project monitor for H2020 and Horizon Europe.

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    How can biology help enhance sustainable textile design?

    London-based professor, Dr Veronika Kapsali, delivered CSaP’s final Future Leaders Fellows seminar to discuss how biology can help design materials for resource efficiency, longevity, and recovery (RELR). Dr Kapsali presented her work on an AHRC-funded initiative she leads - Bio-Inspired Textiles (BIT) - that aims to identify the potential for nature-inspired design in textile development.