Luís Almeida

The impact of the pandemic in the teaching of Textile Engineering

The pandemic has been significatively affecting all the economy from one year now and the textile industry is not an exception. The limitations to the circulation of people, the sale of non-essential products (as the textiles are classified) and the strong impact in the hospitality sector has translated into a significative reduction of the textile sector orders, mainly clothing and home textiles (in this case a higher permanence at home has come to slightly mitigate this reduction).