SmartX Information Session Vienna
February 18, 2020

SmartX Information Session at the Workshop on the Potential for Smart Textiles for the Austrian Industry This German-language workshop, jointly organized by the Austrian Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear Industry Association, the Austrian Ministry of Climate, Environment, Energy, Mobility Innovation and Technology and the Austrian Institute of Technology, presented the final result of a Study […]

Tools for the Development and Commercialisation of Smart Textiles [Webinar]
February 6, 2020

This webinar was organized by the World Textile Information Network (WTiN) and featured information about SmartX. It’s fair to say that smart textiles haven’t yet had the commercial success the market had hoped for, despite the plethora of R&D activity that’s currently taking place. The industry is therefore encouraged to rethink its business models to remain in a competitive […]

Smart textiles through IoT technologies
January 14, 2020 Lille

Our first workshop of 2020, “Smart textiles through IoT technologies,” was held in Lille and attracted over 40 industry professionals from France, Belgium, Italy, Germany, and the UK. Attendees included representatives from SMEs, startups, research universities, and members of the press. Several large companies were also in attendance, interested in exploring ways to be involved […]

Sustainable textile and leather forum
December 3, 2019 Budapest

The Budapest event was attended by many businesses and organisations: from textile to footwear, from fashion to industrial markets, from design to manufacturing and trading. Like the audience, the topics were quite diverse, and presentations had a pedagogical approach that allowed all attendants to be fully captivated and attentive. Lutz Walter (ETP and EURATEX) gave […]

Boosting innovation(s) seminar
November 27, 2019 Porto

The event aimed to promote the importance of Key Enabling Technologies”(KETs) and spark debate around Research, Development, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Portuguese and European industrial ecosystem. Throughout the session, participants shared the developments of innovative projects carried out by CeNTI and the Textile Cluster (CITEVE), and the speakers engaged the audience to discuss and […]

SmartX Regional Workshop at Science Park Borås
November 26, 2019 Borås, Sweden

On the 26th November, SmartX landed in Boras, Sweden, for a regional workshop hosted by Smart Textiles. The seminar featured great interactions between speakers and the highly involved public, creating an open atmosphere. Most of the workshop participants are future applicants of our SmartX call, which opens on the 1st of December. The workshop was […]

Information event on Smart Textiles funding for SMEs
November 13, 2019 Denkendorf, Germany

Organized by our German partner DITF Denkendorf on November 13, 2019, the half-day information event explained the goals, structure, and approach of SmartX. Part of the event was focused on explaining how the SmartX programme aims to improve the development and production of smart textiles and to create new, cross-sector value creation networks in the […]

Accelerate And Finance Your Smart Textiles Project
November 13, 2019 Barcelona

The regional workshop was organized on the 13th of November 2019 in Barcelona by our Spanish partner Texfor. It aimed to highlight the potential of smart textiles and how the SmartX programme is going to boost innovation to develop an end-to-end smart textiles manufacturing value chain in Europe. As with other SmartX workshops, the main […]

IoT Hackathon
October 29-30, 2019 Berlin

The IoT Hackathon, which took place in Berlin on October 29-30, 2019 and was organized by SmartX partner Sourcebook, aimed to raise the smart textiles market innovation potential amongst European start-ups and SMEs. The inspiring event featured ideation sessions, during which teams had the opportunity to be supported by experienced coaches and lab partners, who […]

SmartX Workshop at Textile Wearables in the World of IoT conference
October 1, 2019 Liège

The second SmartX workshop was organized in conjunction with Centexbel’s “Textile Wearables in the world of IoT” conference in Liège, Belgium on the 1st of October 2019. The event was attended by a variety of industry experts, including innovators, designers, creative labs, technology providers, and economic promoters. Speakers from prominent research institutes, universities, and companies […]