Category Archives: Projects

LIFE-FLAREX

Mitigation of environmental impact caused by Flame Retardant textile finishing chemicals LIFE-FLAREX aims to carry out an analysis of the environmental impact of the best technologies currently available that are alternative to toxic Flame Retardants (FRs) used in textile finishing processes. The project will concentrate on those that are halogenated, and demonstrate which are the… Read More »

TEX-MED

TEX-MED Clusters focuses on fostering the cross-border integration of the T/C industry of the Mediterranean area by promoting the cooperation among eight relevant T/C clusters. The project has an innovative approach, which emphasizes the role of “entrepreneurship” for the international development of clusters and SMEs. Ultimately, it aspires to speed up the evolution of the… Read More »

MERMAIDS

Mitigation of microplastics impact caused by textile washing processes   The main objective of the project is to contribute to the mitigation of the impact caused by micro and/or nanoplastic particles resulting from laundry waste water on European seas’ ecosystems, by demonstrating and implementing innovative technologies and additives for laundry processes and textile finishing treatments.… Read More »

SMARTPRO

The concept of SMARTPRO lies in the development of lightweight and smart protective clothing, incorporating smart functionalities and designated for law enforcement authorities. Up to now, research on the protective gear of this group concentrated on the ballistic properties of the body armour. However, in spite of the improvements, modern body armours still have some… Read More »

GREENUP

Improvement of the recycling polyester and leather tanning processes for products focused on the accomplishment of automotive recyclable upholstery.