AEI Tèxtils signs a Cooperation Agreement with EIT Manufacturing

Submitted by Josep Casamada on 09 December 2021

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EIT Manufacturing West and AEI Tèxtils have signed a Collaboration Agreement. The execution of this agreement shows the commitment of both parties to work together and create synergies to support AEI Tèxtils cluster and those Catalan companies interested in the transition towards a green, digital, and resilient manufacturing industry.

EIT Manufacturing, an innovation community that is part of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), an organization of the European Union, and AEI Tèxtils are already working on the planning of joint activities that will be implemented in the coming months to promote industrial modernization, the adoption of technologies and the digitization of companies.

About AEI Tèxtils  

AEI Tèxtils is a cluster with a non-profit association structure that aims to bring together all Catalan companies and organizations related to the advanced textile materials’ sector to promote innovation and increase their competitiveness. The cluster is founding member and Secretary of the European Economic Interest Grouping EU-TEXTILE2030, gathering the main EU clusters on advanced textile materials.


AEI Tèxtils is involved in the three main EU support framework for clusters: Cluster Excellence, with CLAMTEX project, internationalization with TEXGLOBAL and ADMANTEX2i and emerging industries and value chains with GALACTICA project.

About EIT Manufacturing and EIT Manufacturing West


EIT Manufacturing is supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union which has as main objective to bring together the main European actors focused on manufacturing in innovation ecosystems that add unique value to European products, processes and services and that inspire the creation of a globally competitive and sustainable manufacturing industry. EIT Manufacturing brings together more than 65 organizations (universities, research institutes and companies).


EIT Manufacturing West, S.L. is one of the five EIT Manufacturing Co-Location Centers (CLC). Located in Donostia-San Sebastián, CLC West serves three European countries: France, Portugal and Spain, the last two countries being part of the EIT Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS) initiative.




EIT Manufacturing CLC West works closely with its 15 members from industry, research and academia. These members include Arts et Métiers Paris Tech (HESAM University), Ecole Centrale de Nantes, Grenoble INP (Grenoble Alpes University); Technological Centers: CEA, CT-IPC, INESC-TEC, Tecnalia, Manufacturing Alliance; Industrial companies: Fives Group, ESI Group, Sonae, Aernnova, ITP Aero, and the industrial organizations Aerospace Valley and Mondragon Corporation. CLC West's network of collaborators also includes: EMC2 (France), Mobinov and Produtech (Portugal), as well as Adegi, AFM and AIN in the closest environment, as well as the growing network of organizations that participate as partners in funded activities by EITM.

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