The Top 10 Textile Innovations for 2016-17 include new fibre and fabric developments; novel insulation improvements, Smart Fabric technologies; and a botanical based molecular tagging solution using plant DNA to protect intellectual properties. The FabricLink Network’s Top 10 Innovations recognize technical achievements and originality that improves or advances the finished product applications and performance. The accomplishments and innovative applications developed by this year’s Top 10 Innovations award winners highlight the advancement of textile products occurring worldwide. To be eligible for the award, the textile product technology or production process improvement must have been developed in the previous year, and be commercially available during the current year.