OTIR2020-TFC - Next Technology Tecnotessile

Italy: Tuscany
Enrico Venturini

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About us

Since 2011 OTIR2020 operates as the cluster organization, working in fashion key sectors of the Tuscan manufacturing economy. OTIR2020 principal aims are the operational support in the innovation process and technology transfer in favour of local companies, providing technical assistance and support for the development of new R&D based projects. In September 2016, the name of the cluster is changed in OTIR2020 – Tuscnay Fashion Cluster. OTIR2020 - TFC nowadays associates around 480 companies from Tuscany region operating in the fashion value chain (textile and technical textile, clothing, leather, tanning, shoe manufacturing, jewelry). Services provided by NTT through OTIR2020 -TFC in last six years have been concentrated on: -    Technological audits of SMEs of the fashion value chain to detect specific needs, particularly in terms of innovation and technological transfer; -    Support in participation to funding programmes for R&D and innovation, available at European, national, regional level; -    Provision of lab services and testing; -    Organisation of events and other marketing activities (newsletters, publications, website etc.).

OTIR2020-TFC aims to carry out an efficient action in support of the textile and Fashion Industry as a whole, through a wide range of services (integrated and co-produced by the most skilled actors operating in the area) in the field of innovation. Actually, the new competence center will operate mainly in the regional areas of fashion, namely: • area of textiles, clothing and technical textile (district of Prato and Florence area for the clothing) • area of the leather (Santa Croce) • area of footwear (Lucca, Pistoia-Valdinievole) • goldsmith and jewelery area (Arezzo); • areas of applications of textile in tannery.  

Formalised strategy
Strategy focus on internationalisation

Cluster composition

  • 480
    Cluster Members
  • 450
    SME's
  • 2
    Large Companies
  • 28
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 0
    Other Ecosystem Actors

Achievements

Development of a process for diamonds coated yarns

Study of a new apparel finishing processes

Innovation of design of jewelry and accessories through three-dimensional images created with pixels

Management team

Enrico Venturini
Cluster Manager
Leonardo Marchetti
Project Manager
Chiara Uvoni
Project Manager

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral Industries
Technology fields
S3 EU priority areas
Cross-sectoral industries
Creative Industries

Services

Support services provided

Other (please specify)

Support programmes

EU Programmes

European Programmes
FP7 H2020 CIP/COSME INTERREG Other

Name & description

Industria 2015 - Programma Made in Italy

PON - Programma Operativo Nazionale Ricerca e Competitività 2007-2013

POR CReO/FESR 2007-2013 Regione Toscana

POR FESR 2014-2020 Regione Toscana

Project name

GALACTICA

FISH4FISH

SEALIVE 

SMARTY

RESET

CREATE

CLUSTEM

BIO4SELF

ECOBULK

SUPERTEX

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

Brazil
China
Japan

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Italy
Turkey

Transnational support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

International support activites

Support to collaborative activities/etc.

Upcoming events

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Latest news and documents

News Achievements Published: 27.03.2020
NEW TESTING SERVICE FOR THE VALIDATION OF FACE MASKS FOR MEDICAL USE