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A NEW PROJECT TO CONTRIBUTE ON THE KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER IN THE TEXTILE SECTOR

11-27-2017
AEI Tèxtils participates in a new European project, TEXSTRA, co-funded within the Erasmus+ programme aiming to contribute on the knowledge transfer from researchers and innovators to students and trainees in the textile and clothing sector with project-based e-learning tools 
 
The kick-off meeting of TEXSTRA project was held on November 17th in Bucharest (Romania), at the project coordinator facilities, the Romanian Institute of Leather and Textile (INCDTP).
 
The project started on September 1st 2017, has a duration of 30 month and a total budget of 255.112 €. It is co-funded by the European Commission under the ERASMUS+ Programme with Agreement n. 2017-1-RO01-KA203-037289.
 
AEI Tèxtils, the Catalan cluster of technical textiles, is one of the ten partners comprising the transnational consortium led by INCDTP. A total of 7 countries are represented in the TEXSTRA Erasmus+ project: Spain, Romania, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Bulgaria and Lithuania. The members of the partnership include 4 universities, 2 research centres, 1 cluster, 1 SME and 2 non-governmental organizations. 
 
The main goals of TEXSTRA are to promote research and innovation using e-learning tools for students and professionals, to promote the application of good practices for improvement and to generate knowledge, skills and competences using virtual environments. The project will develop a state of the art review, an online training program, a platform for virtual traineeship and competitions, a book of lectures for a summer training course and a project handbook of good practices. The TEXSTRA members will also organize several seminars and workshops across Europe to maximize the dissemination of the project results and to promote the values of the project.  
 
Pressrelease Terrassa, 25th November 2017
For more information:
Dra. Ariadna Detrell
Tel.: +34 608 864 754 / e-mail: adetrell@textils.cat 
 
Picture: TEXSTRA team at INCDTP facilities during the Kick-off meeting