SMART X: EUROPEAN SMART TEXTILES ACCELERATOR
SmartX – the European Smart Textiles Accelerator will be funding European smart textile innovators to help establish an end-to-end smart textile manufacturing value chain in Europe and help drive promising prototypes faster to market.
Building a strong European smart textiles innovation community will be the underlying long term objective of the Programme, to foster interaction and collaboration between industry, researchers, technology developers and end-market players. A series of focused workshops will take place throughout the EU and allow smart textiles professionals to gain and share advanced knowledge and state-of-the-art technological solutions. To know more about past and upcoming events do not hesitate to visit us in www.smartx-europe.eu
During the 3-year programme 3 open calls for funding will help support up to 40 individual projects with a total budget of €2.4 million. Successful applicants can receive a maximum of € 60,000 per company + up to 200 coaching hours by members of the SmartX consortium + dissemination support. The project must be implemented within 10-12 months. The first call is currently open, closing at the end of Feb. 2020.
What SmartX is looking for
Start-Up’s or SME’s from EU or H2020 associate members working with textiles and electronics projects and with TRLs higher than 6 who are facing manufacturing, end market piloting or scale-up challenges. Are you feeling identified or do you know a company that fits this description? Then don’t waste time and submit your Expression of Interest https://www.smartx-europe.eu/expression-of-interest-0/ before 15th February 2020. More details of the call are available here https://www.smartx-europe.eu/application/. SmartX has received funding from the EU’s HORIZON 2020 Programme
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