Hi-Tech-TEX project supports companies participation at Hometex and ITMA

Jan 18, 2023 | Hi-Tech-TEX, R+D+i

Hi-Tech-TEX promotes New sustainable and cross-sectorial value chains towards excellence in
Hi-Tech Textiles to foster the uptake of innovation and increasing competitiveness, which aims is to foster
SME competitiveness and assist companies to successfully access global markets, facilitate exchanges and
strategic partnering between clusters and specialised eco-systems and cities across Europe.

European Textile industries are seeking to embrace new market opportunities to grow and maintain their
competitiveness through the creation of high-added value products, which is particularly relevant in this
unprecedented times.

Hi-Tech-TEX can provide financial support to SMEs through to their participation in two relevant textile
fairs (Hometex & ITMA)
that will be held in the following months. Hi-Tech-TEX partners will prepare an
agenda for 3 complete days where you can visit the trade fair, develop networking activities. The project
will cover travel costs , up to 375 € in Turkey and 450€ in Italy.

ITMA 2023

ITMA 2023 returns to Milan from 8-14 June as the leading global sourcing exhibition dedicated
to latest textile and garment technologies and solutions.

Transforming the World of Textiles

The world’s largest international textile and garment technology exhibition, ITMA highlights innovations
that will help textile and garment manufacturers transform and grow their business.
ITMA 2023 will set the stage for the world’s top manufacturers of textile and garment technologies to
unveil exciting innovations to a global audience across four key pillars.


Take Your Place in the Great Meeting of the Industry. The world’s largest home textile meeting,
HOMETEX, will be held at Istanbul Expo Center on May 16-20, 2023

HOMETEX, the biggest textile meeting of Europe, the USA, the Middle East, and Africa, hosts the world’s
leading textile companies in the home textile sector, will be held at Istanbul Expo Center on May 16-20, 2023. HOMETEX, one of the world’s most prestigious fairs in the home textile sector, will bring the
national and international sector players together in Istanbul.

The 2022 exhibition, where more than 650 local and foreign companies showcased their new products,
had 170,000 visits from 126 countries in 5 days and its business volume reached 1.5 billion dollars,
exceeding all expectations.

About Hi-Tech-TEX

The partnership is composed of 6 Clusters from 4 European member states (Portugal, Spain, Italy and
Czech Republic) and 1 from Non-EU Participant in the COSME Programme (Turkey) and representing 6
regions: Norte in Portugal, Catalonia and Valencia in Spain, Tuscany in Italy, Severovýchod in Czech
Republic and Aegean in Turkey.

For more information, please contact:

Project Coordinator: Maria José Carvalho – CITEVE mjcarvalho@citeve.pt

Dissemination and Communication Manager: Sidika Arikan – sarikan@dto.org.tr


Josep Casamada – AEi TÈXTILS projectes@textils.cat

Julia Vercher – ATEVAL julia@ateval.com

Enrico Venturini – NTT enrico.venturini@tecnotex.it

Eva Dvořáková – CLUTEX Eva.Dvorakova@vuts.cz

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