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TEX4IM

Textile Clusters for Industrial Modernisation



PROJECT MAIN OBJECTIVES

- To set up a sustainable incubator and accelerator system for the generation of joint investment projects in TC and other related or cross-linkable sectors;
- To develop a joint strategy for industrial modernization of TC sector of Europe;
- To accelerate the uptake of innovation and increase of production by TC SMEs, thanks to a more focused and effective R&D matching and a more efficient design of new business models and value chains

The project, co-funded by the European Program COSME, has a duration of 24 months. The end of its activities is foreseen for August 2020.

PLANNED ACTIVITIES

- Permanent incubation and acceleration system for the generation of joint investment projects in TC sector. 3 investment projects per year, for a period of 5 years after the end date of the project.
- Portfolio of business opportunities: 24 investment project proposals (3 per region), development of 10 business plan and identification of found to realize the 5 best proposals.
- Business and growth support services, for the 5 fundable pilot cases.
- Intelligence action with detailed map of opportunities for cluster firms of the 8 regions.
- 2 interregional matchmaking events, including B2B and C2C sessions each, in Sweden and in Portugal
- Awareness raising and dissemination campaign, associated to the learning and monitoring system for the project. 2 joint peer review meetings.
- Achievement of the ESCP-S3 label for the TEX4IM consortium members.

THEMATIC PRIORITIES

1) Circular economy
2) Industry 4.0 and advanced manufacturing
3) Digital technologies, including digital platforms, e-marketing and thematic social communities;
4) Advanced Textile Materials (ATM);
5) Creativity as a new business model for TC value chains creation.

PARTNERS

The partnership brings together the main European textile-based clusters in countries/regions where the textile and clothing industry represents a significant share of the national/regional economy:

OTIR2020 – TUSCANY FASHION CLUSTER – Tuscany,  Italy - coordinator
ASTRICO NORD-EST  – Romania Nord-Est
ATEVAL – Valencia, Spain
CITEVE – Nord Portugal
CLUTEX – Severovýcho d Region, Czech Republic
PO.IN.TEX - CITTA STUDI  - Piedmont, Italy
SMART TEXTILES – Vastsverige, Swedish
UP-TEX - Nord – Pas-de-Calais, France

It’s also planned the direct involvement of the main R&D centres, business networks, science parks connected to the partnered clusters in Textile and Clothing regions represented by TEX4IM.

For more information please visit https://www.clustercollaboration.eu/partner-search/textile-clusters-industrial-modernisation-tex4im or contact us at polo.tessile@cittastudi.org  


 

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