Dr. Pál Pataki retires as institute director.
Effective July 1, Dr. Lívia Kokas Palicska assumed leadership of INNOVATEXT, a Hungarian MSZ EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005-accredited textile test and research institute. Former director Dr. Pál Pataki retired after 23 years of service. He will continue to serve as an adviser for the institute and as president of the Hungarian Textile Association (TMTE).
Kokas Palicska brings 30 years of experience as a lecturer at Obuda University to her new role, in addition to her work as a visiting professor and serving as deputy director for research at the Institute of Product Design. She currently serves as vice president of TMTE and on the editorial board of the Hungarian specialist journal Magyar Textiltechnika.