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, Italy, and the UK. Attendees included representatives from SMEs, startups, research universities, and members of the press. The workshop aimed to give an overview of the possibilities offered by IoT technologies for the […]

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 […]

Funding for Innovation and Smart Textiles: Best Practices
September 30, 2019 Biella, Italy

The regional workshop was organized by one of SmartX partners, Città Studi – Po.in.tex, on the 30th of September 2019 in Biella, Italy. It focused on key issues facing the European smart textiles market, as well as boosting innovation in the sector. The event brought together more than 40 representatives from large enterprises, SMEs, and […]

SMARTX Public kick-off event
May 13-14, 2019 Frankfurt

The first public event marking the launch of the European Smart Textiles Accelerator took place on May 13-14, 2019 at the Techtextil-Texprocess fair in Frankfurt, Germany and was organized by two SmartX partners: Textile ETP and Sourcebook. The following programme partners were also present: Textile ETP/EURATEX, UP-Tex, Smart Textiles, CITEVE, DITF, IFM, and Centexbel. OVERVIEW […]