On 30th September, was virtually held the Kick Off meeting of the TEXGLOBAL project.
TEXGLOBAL – European Innovative Textiles Go International: Innovative Global Value Chain Creation And Textile Global Markets Exploration. The project aims to support the growth, competitiveness and industrial modernisation of European textile companies, by organising internationalisation and innovation activities. The project is funded by the European Commission’s COSME programme within the Cluster Go International call.
The members of project consortium are NEXT TECHNOLOGY TECNOTESSILE in Italy as coordinator, AEI Tèxtils in Catalonia, ATEVAL in the Valencian Region, CITEVE in Portugal and TECHTERA in France.
Three international business missions will be organised to explore joint opportunities for business development and innovation within the framework of TEXGLOBAL. The target missions will be carried out to the United States of America, Mexico and Vietnam during the second half of 2021 and the first half of 2022.
The project will also organize a set of activities prior to each mission to support European SMEs to identify growth opportunities worldwide, developing workshops and online webinars. Due to the current situation, the first activities will be held mostly virtually.
TEXGLOBAL TARGET AUDIENCE
- Development of collaboration activities with international partners in targeted markets (missions to technological centres, universities, innovative industries; matchmaking events; pilot operational collaboration project to further develop of innovative products)
- Signature of cooperation agreements between partnership members and international partners of targeted markets.
- Establishment of business agreements to develop innovative solutions in strategic thematic areas.
- Generation of new innovation, technology transfer and business models, by the transnational exchange of textile-based solutions and innovation process theories and best practise.
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