New sustainable and cross-sectorial value chains towards excellence in Hi-Tech Textiles to foster the uptake of innovation and increasing competitiveness


  • Strengthen excellence in cluster management and facilitate exchanges and strategic partnerships between clusters and specialized ecosystems across Europe, including through the implementation of the "ClusterXchange" mobility sheme.
  • It aims to become a European Strategic Partnership of Excellence. Having as main focuses, boosting the specialized innovation ecosystem; facilitating cross-sectoral and cross-regional collaboration and the adoption of emerging technologies for the development of technical textiles.


PROJECT DURATION: February 2022 to January 2024



  • Streng the excellence capacities of the Clusters ( Coaching sessions,...);
  • Implementation of  collaborative actions ( Learning visits, Awareness events, Cross Boarder Workshops, Matchmaking events, ...);
  • Joint activities for strategy and service portfolio building, deepening the relationship of the ecosystems ( Market analyzes, roadmap,..);
  • Implementation of  ClusterXchange, enabling new growth opportunities for SMEs and industrial transformation (Trade fairs, Workshops, Design Talk Business conference,...).






Portuguese Textile Cluster/ Citeve (coordinator)

ATEVAL – Asociacion de Empresarios Textiles De La Region Valenciana

CLUTEX – Klastr Technicke Textile

NTT – Next Technology Tecnotessile Societa Nazionale Di Ricerca R L

AEI TEXTILS - Associacio Agrupacio D´empreses Innovadores Textils

DCC TTC – Denizli Chamber of Commerce Technicsl Textile Cluster


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