Polo Innovazione Tessile - POINTEX

Italy: Piedmont
Paola Fontana

Overview

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About us

Pointex operates in various roles:

Enterprise support and assistance during the submission of various projects. More than 50 of such projects and feasibility studies have been financed by the Piemonte Region, while at least 9 of them have already been rapidly commercialized with success

Animation, promotion and divulgation activities

Education for companies

Key collaboration, in Italy as well as abroad, with companies, research centres and other innovation clusters, not merely related to the textile sector.

Formalised strategy
Strategy focus on internationalisation

Cluster composition

  • 99
    Cluster Members
  • 83
    SME's
  • 12
    Large Companies
  • 2
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 2
    Other Ecosystem Actors

Achievements

Together with our companies, we carried out several successfully submitted (and funded) projects. Their titles are the following:

AOS: Glue lamination of fabrics for technical furnishing with a special wadding which can replace expanded polyurethane foams

Colorpiù: Automatic system for slub yarns directly out of the spinning machine

Endyp: Research and testing of new ecological treatments, to make wool felting and shrinkage resistant

Green-Spin: Development of a new drafting system for woolen ring spinning machine

MARTE: Anti-bacterial materials for textile covering

Multilayer: Development of new types of multilayer yarns made of different fibres and development of a new spinning production process

Navaltex: New high-added value textile products for marine and shipbuilding applications

PFM: Development of automatic systems for the painting and flocking of metallic springs for automotive applications

WOOLRES: Wool recycle Eco System

INFEEDER: Control actuator of the conical field

INNOYARN: Production of wool yarn with different percentages od fibers of vegetable origin

MCA: Multilayer modular flameproof textile product

PROMOTE: Innovative process of deposition of natural bio-active molecules for the manufacture of fabrics for health and well-being

AOS: Glue lamination of fabrics for technical furnishing with a special wadding

ENDYP: Research and testing of new ecological treatments, to make wool felting and shrinkage resistant

NAVALTEX: New high-added value textile products for marine and shipbuilding applications

Various of them are listed and fully described at this direct link of our website (only in Italian, so far):

http://www.pointex.eu/casi-di-successo

Management team

Pier Ettore Pellerey
Other
Marco Bardelle
Other

Sectorial and industrial focus

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

Services

Support services provided

Other (please specify)

Further information

We serve our companies in various roles, as listed above - from advisory to internationalization support, public (regional, national, European) funding access, etc.

We also carry our research, and technological transfer, on various textile-related issues. Some of them are:

Virtualization processes, RFID devices applied to textile finishing processes, special textile finishing of metallic springs, hemp-based composites for construction, textile natural fibers for sustainable buildings, aramidic fibers, antibacterial materials for coating of fabrics, wool recycle eco systems, nanostructured textiles for hydroponics, smart textiles for rehabilitation and bio-medical applications.

Support programmes

EU Programmes

European Programmes
CIP/COSME INTERREG Other

Name & description

Project name

MIDWOR-LIFE

LIFE-FLAREX

TEXTILE 2020

EU-TEXTILE2030

TEX4IM

ALLIANCE

REGIOTEX

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

Japan
Tunisia

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Czech Republic
France
Germany
Spain

Transnational support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

International support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

Further information

We are in close partnership with various European clusters, like LEITAT (Terrassa), CETIM (Barcellona), CSIC-IQAC, CLUTEX, etc.

We also represent our companies, and provide support, at internationally relevant fairs and events like for instance: ITMA, Filo, Milano Unica, Techtextil, CITEXT, INDEX etc.

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