EuroBoosTex, has the potential to accelerate green and digital transition, build resilience, boost recovery within their network, and potentially replicate it in other textile clusters or sectors. The project aims to drive change and make European textile value chains more resilient after pandemic providing SMEs a set of tools to improve their innovation potential, technological uptake, skills, and internationalization. Overcoming the hurdles brought by the pandemic and recovering quickly will need new collaborations and new approaches to develop textile products and services that add value to economies. EuroBoosTex will develop with other stakeholder the training needs for the textile industry of the future and a portfolio of services to attract talent to textile industry.

EuroBoosTex will fund 10 individual SMEs with lump-sums of 15k€ (150k€ in total) to launch new products of services to market, 12 SMEs consortia with lump-sums of 60k€ (720k€ in total) to run the pilots and adopt digital and green technologies and 15 individual SMEs with lump-sums of 12k€ (180k€ in total) to facilitate market access, local contacts and travel support.

Coordinated by ATEVAL, the EuroBoosTex association integrates 4 additional clusters: AEI Tèxtils in Catalonia, the Portuguese Textile Cluster CITEVE, NTT in Italy and TECHTERA in France.

Co-Funded by the European Union.

EuroBoosTEX has received funding from the European Union’s Single Market Programme under grant agreement no. 101074671. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency (EISMEA). Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.