SmartX – the European Smart Textiles Accelerator 

Smart X should boost smart textiles innovation in Europe with a specific focus on developing a full smart textiles manufacturing value chain in Europe to help drive promising prototypes faster to market. During the 3 years project we will launch 3 funding calls expecting to support up to 40 individual projects with a total funding of € 2.4 million.

In addition, all supported companies will receive free coaching by project experts on how to overcome the main obstacles for commercialization of their smart textile innovations.

The SmartX project has consortium of 13 partners from 7 European countries. It was a pleasure to get together with Centexbel, Up-tex, Steinbeis Zentrum, Citeve, IFM, Sourcebook, DSP- Valley, CITC, DITF, TEXFOR, POINTEX and Smart Textiles at the project kick-off meeting in Brussels on 3rd May.

The next action will be the SmartX Thinkathon organized with Messe Frankfurt on 13-14 May. In the afternoon of 14th May a public information session will be organized at Techtextil-Texprocess in Frankfurt - come and join us in hall 3 C West meeting room Aspekt at 3 pm.

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