LOGO TEXGLOBAL

European innovative TEXtiles go international: innovative global value chain creation and textile GLOBAL markets exploration
TEXGLOBAL

Italy: Tuscany
Enrico Venturini
CLUSTER MANAGER
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Overview

Type of partnership
Partnership origin
Target countries
Partnership duration (months)
Number of partners
Number of SMEs involved
Status

Summary and objectives

The general objective of the TEXGLOBAL project is to support the growth, the competitiveness and industrial modernisation of European Textile enterprises in long run by enhancing its innovation capacity.

SMEs of European Textile sectors have to confront daily with an increasing competition. SMEs have to increasingly integrate their activities into global value chains by mean of new cooperation. A partnership composed of main Textile clusters in Europe will allow to provide SMEs with specialised business support services such as specific and strategical contacts from the target market, the organisation of international study visits, partnering missions, matchmaking events and incoming events.

The activities of TEXGLOBAL project will support European SMEs to identify growth opportunities worldwide, raise their excellence and innovation capacities in a global ecosystem. Textile industry sustainability is based on the innovation process that bring to new products, applications, markets, production processes and services, and in this project will be transferred to SMEs the importance and, than the methodology, to find a right partner to develop, prototype and produce an INNOVATIVE GLOBALLY COMPETITIVE MATERIAL, PRODUCT OR SERVICE.

The TEXGLOBAL internationalisation strategy for SMEs address the following countries: Mexico, USA, Vietnam.

Previous achievements

European Cluster Consortia 2012
Textile2020

Partnership other activities

The organization of an official mission comprises the following preparatory activities:

1. Uptake and in-depth analysis of the outcomes of the three market studies for the target countries.

2. Production of all mission schedule details: specific objectives, products and solutions to showcase at the mission, target final applications, list of potential beneficiaries, list of international partners to match, parallel events to address, matchmaking possibilities, study visits details, major event associated, etc.

3. Preparation of cooperation agreement drafts between the Partnership and international business and/or research intermediaries and/or other scaling-up organisations in the target country, to be discussed and finalised on the mission site or immediately after.

The official missions will contain the following activities:

• matchmaking: B2B, R2B and C2C meetings

• study visits of key research and business support infrastructures

• visit to a trade fair or similar world-class events (to be combined with the matchmaking activities)

• guided walking tours

• networking social occasions (i.e. networking cocktails or products showcasing).

Results expected

Expected results:

  • Collaboration activities with international partners in targeted markets (missions to technological centres, universities, innovative industries; matchmaking events; pilot operational collaboration project to further develop of innovative products)
  • Cooperation agreements between partnership members and international partner of targeted market
  • Business agreement to develop innovative solutions in strategic thematic areas
  • Generation of new innovation, technology transfer and business models, by the transnational exchange of textile based solutions and innovation process theories and best practise.

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral industries
Manufacturing:C13 Manufacture of textiles - Professional, scientific and technical activities:M72 Scientific research and development
Cross-sectoral industries
Creative Industries
Industrial Alliances and Ecosystems
Ecosystems:Textile
Technology fields
A\: Human necessities:Wearing apparel D\: Textiles; paper:Natural or artificial threads or fibres; spinning D\: Textiles; paper:Yarns; mechanical finishing of yarns or ropes; warping or beaming D\: Textiles; paper:Weaving
S3 EU priority areas
KETs:Advanced materials KETs:Nanotechnology Sustainable innovation:Sustainable production & consumption

Other linked key partners or networks

Membership in Cluster Partnerships or initiatives

Profile name Location Project coordinator
AEI TÈXTILS

Spain

CITEVE
TECHTERA

France

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Latest news and documents

News Document Published: 18.01.2022
CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST OF SMES FOR THEIR PARTICIPATION IN THE INTERNATIONALISATION MISSION TO MEXICO
News Published: 16.06.2021
TEXGLOBAL measures the possibilities of virtually visiting Vietnam by surveying the EU Textile Sector
News Published: 26.04.2021
Policy reommendations for textile sector
Document Published: 14.04.2021
Texglobal partners held a meeting to score the five proposals received for coaching about internationalization activities.

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