Events

ETP-News

Relevant European organisations and networks

The European Apparel and Textiles Confederation – Euratex – www.euratex.eu

The European Network of Textile Research Organisations – Textranet – www.textranet.net 

The Association of Universities for Textiles – AUTEX – www.autex.org

European Textile Research Conferences

The International Man-Made Fibres Congress, Dornbirn, Austria - www.dornbirn-mfc.com

The International Aachen-Dresden Textile Conference, Aachen & Dresden, Germany - www.aachen-dresden-itc.de

EU textile research projects 

New materials, processes and eco-efficiency

 AVALON - Multifunctional textile structures driving new production and organizational paradigms in textile SME networks - www.avalon-eu.org

Digitex - Digital Programmed Jetting of Fluids for Multifunctional protective Textiles - www.digitex-eu.com

Inteltex - Intelligent multi-reactive textiles integrating nano-filler based CPC-fibres - www.inteltex.eu

Natex - Aligned natural fibres and textiles for use in structural composite applications - www.natex.eu

NoTeReFiGa - Novel temperature regulating fibres and garments - http://extra.ivf.se/noterefiga

Microflex - Micro fabrication production technology for MEMS on new emerging smart textiles/flexibles - http://microflex.ecs.soton.ac.uk

NuWave - Developing & demonstrating innovative technology approaches in European textile machinery SME's - www.nu-wave.eu

ModSimTex - Development of a rapid configuration system for textile production machinery based on the physical behaviour simulation of precision textile structures - www.modsimtex.eu

ARTISAN - Energy-aware enterprise systems for low-carbon intelligent operations - www.artisan-project.eu

SESEC - Sustainanble Energy Savings in the European Clothing industry

New applications for Textiles (Technical & Smart Textiles)

PolytecT - Polyfunctional Technical Textiles against Natural Hazards - www.polytect.net

Contex-T - Textile Architecture - Textile structures and buildings of the future - www.contex-t.eu

BioAgroTex - Development of new agrotextiles from renewable resources and with a tailored biodegradability - www.bioagrotex.eu

Dephotex - Development of photovoltaic textiles based on novel fibres - www.dephotex.com

PASTA - Integrating Platform for Advanced Smart Textile Applications - https://projects.imec.be/pasta/node/1

PLACE-IT - Platform for Large Area Conformable Electronics by Integration - www.place-it-project.eu

ProfiTex - Providing fire fighters with technology for excellent work safety - www.project-profitex.eu

Prosys-Laser - Intelligent personal protective clothing for the use with high-power hand-held laser processing devices - www.prosyslaser.eu

Prospie - Protective Responsive Outer Shell for People in Industrial Environments - www.prospie.eu

SafeProTex - High-protective clothing for complex emergency operations - www.safeprotex.org

No Bug - Novel release system and bio-based utilities for mosquito repellent textiles and garments - www.no-bug.info

Safe@Sea - Protective clothing for improved safety and performance in the fisheries - www.safeatsea-project.eu

iProtect - Intelligent PPE system for personnel in high-risk and complex environments - www.ciop.pl/21160.html

Susta-Smart - Supporting Standardisation for Smart Textiles - www.susta-smart.eu

Smart@Fire - Integrated ICT Solutions for Smart Personal Protective Equipment for
Fire Fighters and First Responders - www.smartatfire.eu

Clothing, Fashion Design, Mass Customisation

LEAPFROG - Leadership for European Apparel Production from Research along Original Guidelines - www.leapfrog-eu.org

Servive - Service oriented intelligent value adding network for clothing-SMEs embarking in Mass-Customisation - www.servive.eu

Open Garments - Consumer open innovation and open manufacturing interaction for individual garments - www.open-garments.eu

EnviroTexDesign - Virtual collaborative design environment - www.envirotexdesign.eu

Corenet - Customer-oriented and eco-friendly networks for healthy fashionable goods - www.corenet-project.eu

MicroDress - Customised wearable functionality & eco-materials - extending the limits of apparel mass customisation - www.micro-dress.eu

Fashion-Able - Development of new technologies for the flexible and eco-efficient production of customized healthy clothing, footwear and orthotics for consumers with highly individualised needs - www.fashionable-project.eu

Information Technology, Management, Innovation, Networks

CrossTexNet - ERA-Net Project: Textiles at the crossroads of new applications - www.crosstexnet.eu

PROsumer.NET - Networking European Technology Platforms in the Consumer Goods Sectors - www.prosumernet.eu

Systex - Coordination action for enhancing the breakthrough of intelligent textile systems (e-textiles and wearable microsystems) - www.systex.org

eBIZ-TCF - Harmonising e-Business processes and electronic data exchanges for textile, clothingand footwear SMEs in the EU Single Market - http://ebiz-tcf.eu

TexWin - Textile Work Intelligence by closed-loop control of product and process quality in the Textile Industry - www.texwin.eu

InnoWater - Innovation partnership for better innovation support tools and delivery mechanisms in sustainable water and wastewater - www.europe-innova.eu/innowater

SmartNets - The Transformation from Collaborative Knowledge Exploration Networks into Cross Sectoral and Service Oriented Integrated Value Systems - www.smart-nets.eu

MatVal - Alliance for Materials-A value chain approach to materials research and
innovation - www.matval.eu

Related European Technology Platforms

European Commission website on Technology Platforms - cordis.europa.eu/technology-platforms/home_en.html 

Water Supply and Sanitation Technology Platform (WSSTP) - www.wsstp.org/default.aspx 

Technology Platform on Sustainable Chemistry (Suschem) - www.suschem.org 

MANUFUTURE - Platform on Future Manufacturing Technologies - www.manufuture.org 

The European Construction Technology Platform (ECTP) - www.ectp.org

European Commission Websites

Cordis – the European Commission’s Research Portal - cordis.europa.eu 

The 7th EU Research Framework Programme (FP7) - cordis.europa.eu/fp7 

HORIZON 2020 - The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation 2013-2020, http://ec.europa.eu/research/horizon2020

Website of the Unit for Fashion and Design-based Industries of DG Enterprise and Industry -ec.europa.eu/enterprise/textile/index_en.htm

INNOVA – The Innovation Portal of DG Enterprise and Industry - www.europe-innova.org