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OTIR2020-TFC - Next Technology Tecnotessile
OTIR2020-TFC

Italy: Tuscany
Enrico Venturini
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Overview

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.  

Established - 01 July 2011
Staff in the management team - 11-20
Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce
  • Lifelong learning

Cluster composition

  • 480
    Cluster Members
  • 440
    SME's
  • 1
    Number of start-ups among SME's
  • 2
    Large Companies
  • 28
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 5
    Number of civil society members
  • 5
    Other Ecosystem Actors

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

Legal form of the cluster organisation
Non-Profit
Languages spoken
English Italian
Other label
No

Management team

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

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral industries
Professional, scientific and technical activities:M72 Scientific research and development
Sectoral Industries (NACE 4 digit)
Scientific research and development:M7219 Other research and experimental development on natural sciences and engineering
Cross-sectoral industries
Creative Industries
Industrial Alliances and Ecosystems
Ecosystems:Textile
Technology fields
D\: Textiles; paper:Yarns; mechanical finishing of yarns or ropes; warping or beaming - D\: Textiles; paper:Weaving - D\: Textiles; paper:Treatment of textiles or the like; laundering; flexible materials not otherwise provided for
S3 EU priority areas
KETs:Advanced materials - Sustainable innovation:Resource efficiency - Sustainable innovation:Sustainable production & consumption

Services

Support services provided

Internationalisation Support (access to third countries markets)
Advisory Services
Facilitation of external collaboration (beyond cluster) such as matchmaking
Support of Research, Development and Innovation

Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce

Lifelong learning

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

TEX4IM

EXTRATEX

ALLIANCE

EU-ALLIANCE

REC-N-COMP

GALACTICA

FISH4FISH

SEALIVE 

SMARTY

RESET

CREATE

CLUSTEM

BIO4SELF

ECOBULK

SUPERTEX

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

Viet Nam
United States
Japan
Mexico
Singapore

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Spain
France
Germany

Transnational support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

International support activites

Support to collaborative activities/etc.

Membership in cluster networks, meta clusters and national associations of clusters

Profile name Location Network type
Fashion Valley Industry
Textranet (TBC)

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

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