Thorax-D ("Industrial development of lightweight body shields for military and civil-commercial applications", Τ6ΥΒΠ-00014) aims at the development of soft and hard lightweight textiles for military and civil protection applications. The development of such textiles is a challenge since protection of military and security forces as well as individuals is critical in modern societies.

For the accomplishment of such a challenging task, a number of research teams and companies offer their strong potential, know-how, and experience on related fields. The complementarities of each partner’s expertise as well as the unique mutual benefit ensure the success of the project.