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The objective of the project relates to the strengthening of research, technological development and innovation to assure the sustainability of the T&C sector within the partner regions. It will be achieved through policy learning and capacity building activities on public policies supporting innovative, green and sustainable T&C production and processes.

The learning potential embedded in interregional exchange will result in the uptake of new good practices and projects by the partner regions to support excellence in R&D, to promote investments by enterprises, to develop innovative skills of stakeholders, and in a deeper integration between research and innovation policies for the sector’s sustainability.

Sustainability driven research and innovation will concentrate on production processes and product development by:

  • improving recycling and reducing waste disposal
  • decreasing water consumption and allowing energy saving
  • reducing the environmental impact of the chemical substances used by the sector
  • accompanying the industrial reconversion efforts towards smart sustainable textiles
  • promoting the utilisation of natural fibres and locally produced raw materials
  • fostering eco-creativity for new applications.

The project is funded under the Interreg (ERDF) programme. The lead partner is the Municipality of Prato. There are 8 other partners including the TCoE. The project started on 16th April 2016 and is due to complete on 19th June 2018.

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