Get PPEs into the market: conformity and regulatory challenges [webinar]
July 15, 2020

Our first webinar in a series of interactive online events focused on the Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) conformity and regulatory compliance. After an introduction by Ana Ribeiro from SmartX partner Citeve, event participants heard two expert presentations: Henk Vanhoutte (Secretary General of the European Safety Federation) addressed the essential steps in the EU conformity assessment […]

SmartX Brokerage Event
June 23, 2020

Our successful first Brokerage Event brought the latest on smart textiles to an engaged audience of SmartX Community members.  Numerous SmartX community members joined us via video-conference to hear expert presentations on the current developments in the smart textile industry and learn about the 2nd SmartX call for funding. The event consisted of two panels: […]

SmartX at Mod’tissimo Showcase in Porto

SmartX Europe was present at the Mod’tíssimo Showcase, which took place in late Ferbruary, 2020 in Porto. Our local partner, Portuguese Textile Cluster / CITEVE, was there to represent the programme and raise awareness about our funding calls. With more than 6,850 participants from different countries interested in novel technology, products, trends and partnerships, Mod’tíssimo was […]

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 […]

DeFINE Fashion-tech Bootcamp in Paris
February 13-14, 2020

As part of the DeFINE Fashion-Tech Bootcamp series, Institut Français de la Mode led the Paris Fashion-Tech Bootcamp. SmartX partners IFM and Textile ETP engaged with Fashion-Tech SMEs and start-ups to inform those working on smart textiles innovation about the funding and coaching opportunities offered by the SmartX Accelerator Programme. 17 international experts were available […]

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 […]