Advancing industrial digital and
green innovations in the advanced textile industry through innovation in learning and training

A holistic approach fostering the digital and green transition to boost innovation in the sector through knowledge transfer and co-creation between academia and the industrial sector.

AddTex is a Erasmus Plus programme, funded by the European Union, within the key actions related to transnational and result-driven activities between higher education (HEI) and vocational education and training (VET), research, public sector and business sector to generate innovation in teaching and learning and co-creation of knowledge.

The project aims at creating innovative training and learning materials in the field of the advanced textile materials, at stimulating a sense of initiatives and entrepreneurship in learners and workers and at reinforcing the role of clusters as bridges between the world of education and businesses.

AddTex intends to co-create many outputs including a Massive Open On-line Course -MOOC and its related training platform, a mobility programme and new established hubs for industry upskilling. 

Products based on innovation with high added value to reinforce digital transformation and sustainability.

AddTex expects innovative results and solutions addressed to students and professors in education facilities at different levels, industry with strong focus on SMEs in the advanced textile materials’ sector, clusters and their staff, policy makers and broad audience. All public deliverables will be published under the Creative commons license in order to guarantee full access to all the related target groups after the project ends.

A European network of excellence on the topic of advanced textile materials joins the effort to push education and industry further.

AddTex initiatives creates a transnational network involving 12 partners representing different kind of organisations (enterprises, clusters, higher education providers and vocational education and training providers) from 10 different European countries (Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden). A multidisciplinary network to work together in partnership, cooperating and fostering innovation and digital and green skills as a common goal.

AddTex in a nutshell

Project

Advancing industrial digital and green innovations in the advanced textile industry through innovation in learning and training

Funding

The initiative is co-financed under the European Commission’s Erasmus+ Programme, Key Action 2 - Cooperation among organizations and institutions- Alliances for innovation

Consortium

12 partners from 10 EU countries

Duration

July 2022 –June 2025
(36 Months)

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Project n°101056303 – Advancing industrial digital and green innovations in the advanced textile industry through innovation in learning and training.

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