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Monday
Apr112011

Successful 6th Annual Public ETP Conference on 31th March-1st April 2011 Brussels

This year's conference entitled “Societal Challenges—Textile Solutions” showcased how innovative and to the general public often completely unknown textile-based products help finding solutions to major societal needs such as energy supply & efficiency, food & water supply & safety, affordable healthcare, sustainable cities & mobility etc.  In addition the Technology Platform's positions on the future EU research, innovation and education policies and programmes  as well as the achievements of collaborations with other European Technology Platforms were presented.
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Thursday
Mar172011

Press Release - Successful PPE Conference in Brussels - February 1-2, 2011

Large-scale conference in Brussels promotes user-driven innovation in the European Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) market. On February 1-2, 2011 the European Textile Technology Platform together with the European Technology Platform on Industrial Safety and other key stakeholders of the European Personal Protective Clothing & Equipment sector organised a high-level conference in Brussels. The purpose of the PPE Conference 2011 was to ...

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Thursday
Mar172011

6th Annual Public ETP Conference on 31th March-1st April 2011 Brussels

This year's conference’s entitled “Societal Challenges—Textile Solutions” will showcase how innovative and to the general public often completely unknown textile-based products help finding solutions to major societal needs

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Monday
Feb282011

ETP News in brief n° 8 now available

Check the ETP newsletter for a quick overview on latest developments and activities of the European Technology Platform for the Future of Textiles and Clothing.
Download Newsletter as pdf

Friday
Feb182011

EC Green Paper on Future EU Research Funding Programmes

 

Public consultation open until 20 May 2011

On 9th February 2011, the European Commission presented a Green Paper which proposes major changes to EU research and innovation funding to make participation easier, increase scientific and economic impact and provide better value for money. The changes, to be introduced in the next EU budget after 2013, would bring together the current Framework Programme for research, the Competitiveness and Innovation Programme, and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology. The Green Paper is available for download in all official EU languages at
http://ec.europa.eu/research/csfri/index_en.cfm?pg=documents
 

An online public consultation is open until 20 May 2011 at http://ec.europa.eu/yourvoice/ipm/forms/dispatch?form=EURIfunding