Established in 2014, the scholarships support the studies of high-performing SCUT chemical engineering undergraduate and graduate students. The announcement was made today during the school’s annual opening ceremony in front of approximately 600 students and faculty members.
With these scholarships we are investing in developing the next generation of inventors and innovators, said Dr. Jerry Yan, China End Use Research Manager, during his speech at the ceremony. At The LYCRA Company A&AT, innovation and continuous improvement are in our DNA—they are what drive us forward and are at the heart of everything we do.”
Photo caption: Dr. Jerry Yan, China End Use Research Manager at the opening ceremony
We believe innovation is crucial to cultivating practioners in the chemical industry. With our new Innovation Center currently under construction in Foshan, China, our R&D team will have the opportunity to develop advanced fiber and technology solutions to meet the needs of the global apparel market,” Yan added.
About LYCRA® brand
Since its invention sixty years ago, LYCRA® fiber has set the standard as the world’s original stretch fiber brand. Lightweight and nearly invisible, LYCRA® fiber became the active ingredient in the clothes and revolutionized the way people wore them. With the inclusion of LYCRA® fiber in fabric, garments are transformed into better fitting, durable clothes that move with wearers - delivering fit, shape and comfort that lasts. The LYCRA® brand name is recognized by consumers worldwide who view its logo as a symbol of quality assurance.
*Note that A&AT was sold on Jan, 29 2019 and is no longer part of INVISTA, we are now doing business as The LYCRA Company – You can find more information in this press release.