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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Thursday, 15 May, 2008
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Cataluña
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Bronze Label
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
NameWebsite
ACTE
Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
ARIADNA
DETRELL
Cluster Manager
+34 608 864 754
adetrell@textils.cat
JOSEP
CASAMADA
Project Manager
+34 608 356 825
projectes@textils.cat
Languages spoken: 
Catalan
English
French
Spanish
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Textile Manufacturing
Technology fields: 
Advanced Textile Materials
Composite materials
S3 EU priority areas: 
Advanced materials
Textiles, wearing apparel & leather& related products
Emerging industries: 
Creative Industries
Environmental Industries
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Technical Textiles
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
32
Number of SME members: 
24
Number of larger company members: 
1
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
3
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
4
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

Mission: To promote innovation with the aim of improving the competitiveness of its members, as well as cooperation, complementarity and communication among themselves.

Stratregic objectives:

  • To promote innovation in a wide sense, improving the abilities of its members and combining them by means of horizontal or multidisciplinary collaborations.
  • Commercial worldwide presence by means of promotion and internationalization.
  • Management and productivity improvement of companies to generate added value and to face up the current environment.
Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
Yes
Services
Support services provided: 
Access to public support (regional/national programmes, innovation vouchers, etc.)
Direct advisory services
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Support of technology transfer
Innovation Management / Support of innovation processes (internal, external)
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Japan
Morocco
Tunisia
United States
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Italy
Romania
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
ATEVAL (Europe)
CLUTEX (Europe)
POINTEX (Europe)
Uptex (Europe)
Techtera (Europe)
Packaging Cluster (Europe)
SECPHO (Europe)
NWTex (Europe)
C2TM (Outside Europe)
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject NameLinkName & Description (Regional/National)
CIP/COSME
Other

- TEXTILE2020 - The European Cluster for Advanced Textile Materials (CIP programme)

  - MIDWOR-LIFE - Mitigation of environmental impact caused by DWOR textile finighing chemicals (LIFE+ Programme). www.midwor-life.eu

- TECLO - Textile and clothing knowledge alliance. Future textile and clothing managers for export, marketing, innovation, sustainability and entrepreneurship oriented companies (Erasmus+ Programme). www.teclo.eu

- LIFE-FLAREX - Mitigation of environmental impact caused by Flame Retardant textile finishing chemicals (LIFE+ Programme). www.life-flarex.eu

- TEXSTRA - Promote and contribute to the transferring research and innovation knowledge to students & trainees of the textile/clothing Sector via project based learning (Erasmus+ Programme). www.texstra.eu

- PACTEX - Establishing synergies between the textile and packaging industries for the exchange of raw materials and resources, and the design of new products in the context of circular and innovative economy.

Relevant Project References: 
Textile2020, EU-TEXTILE2030