Textile industry

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Consultation on EU strategy for sustainable textiles

The European Commission has an open public consultation for clusters and SMEs on the environment and sustainability. All citizens and organisations are welcome to contribute to the consultation. In particular, input is welcome from actors along the textile value chain as well as public authorities...
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Inter-cluster collaboration increases competitiveness of Europe's Textile Ecosystem

In the meeting on 18 March, the European Alliance Against Coronavirus spoke with Ariadna Detrell from AEI Tèxtils​ and Bruno Mougin from Techtera about their collaboration in the EU-TEXTILE2030 initiative. EU-TEXTILE2030’s aim is to bring together the main European clusters (UP-tex, AEI TÈXTILS...
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Philippe SANIAL, elected President of TECHTERA, the French Innovation cluster of the textiles sector

At the Board of Directors meeting on July 21, TECHTERA announced the appointment of Philippe Sanial, Technical Director of the CHOMARAT group, as President of the cluster, succeeding Louis Vovelle. Philippe Sanial succeeds Louis Vovelle, Senior Vice President Innovation and R&D at Elkem, who has...

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Textile Circularity & Research Opportunities in the EU Defence Sector.

The webinar Textile Circularity & Research Opportunities in the EU Defence Sector took place on the 15th of June 2022 at 10:30 CEST. The webinar featured presentation of: 1. EDA’s Materials & Structures Captech and Incubation Forum for Circular Economy in European Defence (IF CEED) on “Circularity...

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Meeting invitation to textile clusters and companies: Collaboration with Ukraine

Exploring collaboration opportunities with Ukraine in the textile sector The European Clusters Alliance invites clusters and businesses from the textile ecosystem to a meeting with Ukrainian representatives to explore collaboration opportunities between Ukraine and the European Union. We would like...

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Industrial symbiosis project, "New plastic product made out of waste from the textile industry", completed

New plastic product made out of waste from the textile industry is the title of an industrial symbiosis project carried out in collaboration between members from the Packaging Cluster and AEI Tèxtils. It had the aim of introducing to the market plastic products made of polypropylene recovered from...
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5 members of AEI Tèxtils presented in the CLAMTEX Virtual Marketplace with over 180 participants

More than 180 participants registered to the CLAMTEX Virtual Marketplace: Towards industry 4.0 in the textile industry organized between January 20th and February 24th with a total of 6 webinars and 6 matchmaking sessions. The event was organized by the European Cluster Strategic Partnership for...
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CTA partners with EU project GALACTICA to support digitisation in textile and aerospace sectors

The Technological Corporation of Andalusia (CTA) cluster network has joined AEI Tèxtils and ATEVAL in partnering with GALACTICA, an EU project aimed at digitalising the textile and aerospace sectors. The project will launch two open calls for innovative SMEs worth €3 million in 2021 and 2022...
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ELIIT Project announces first 15 selected partnerships

The European light industries innovation and technology (ELIIT) Project has announced its first partnerships between textile, clothing, leather and footwear sectors (TLCF) and technology owners/providers. The 15 successful partnerships, covering Austria, Czechia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy...
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The Packaging Cluster promotes two circular economy projects

The Packaging Cluster promotes two circular economy projects. A new food packaging will be developed for the meat sector and the industrial symbiosis with the textile sector will be studied. As part of the fund line for projects to promote the circular economy of the Agencia de Residuos de Catalunya...
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2016: ONE MORE YEAR FOR THE TEXTILE COOPERATION BETWEEN FRANCE AND JAPAN WITH TECHTERA

TECHTERA is the French innovation cluster for textiles and flexible materials of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region, French leader of the sector. Since its creation in 2005, the cluster fosters cooperation between France and Japan in textiles. 2016 was no exception. As part of the Memorandum of...