TexBoost – less Commodities more Specialities
The mobilising project TexBoost – less Commodities more Specialties, is a structuring project of the Textile Cluster: Technology and Fashion, which aims to include a set of R&D initiatives with a strong collective character and high inductor and demonstrator effect, with the central involvement of companies of the textile and clothing sector, but also of other complementary sectors of the economy. TexBoost consortium, led by RIOPELE and under the technical coordination of CITEVE, involves a total of 43 entities, of which 23 are industrial companies of the entire textile industry and 15 are Non-corporate Entities of the Research & Innovation System.
The project is organized into 6 PPS – Products, Processes and Services [one of which is management, dissemination and exploitation of results], built on 50 activities, resulting in 17 new innovative solutions in different areas, namely:
PPS1 – Digitisation and Dematerialisation;
PPS2 – New Materials;
PPS3 – New Structures;
PPS4 – IE Textiles;
PPS5 – Circular Economy;
PPS6 – Management.
1. to develop a new generation of textile solutions, where their degree of innovation is radical compared to existing products, including the generation of new scientific knowledge;
2. to develop highly innovative products and processes using emerging and cutting-edge technologies that will allow new experiences for consumers and companies participating in each PPS;
3. facilitate access by the companies involved to new markets / business areas or reinforcement of current markets / business areas, both nationally and internationally.
Project Duration: July 2017 to June 2020
Eligible Cost: 9 229 676.60 €
European Union Funding: 6 363 060.18 €
Region of Intervention: N.A