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Cluster Têxtil: Tecnologia e Moda

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Friday, 17 February, 2017
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Norte
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Bronze Label
Other Label: 
Recognized Cluster of competitivity from Portuguese government
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i, ESCP-S3 or ESCP-4x): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
NameWebsite
ETP-Textile Platform
Portugal Clusters
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmailGender
Ana
Ribeiro
Cluster Manager
+351914915465
aribeiro@clustertextil.pt
Female
Helena
Soares
Project Manager
hsoares@citeve.pt
Female
Languages spoken: 
English
Portuguese
Spanish
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Textile Manufacturing
Technology fields: 
Advanced Textile Materials
Nanomaterials
S3 EU priority areas: 
Advanced materials
Nanotechnology & engineering
Emerging industries: 
Creative Industries
Medical Devices
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Technical textiles and Smart Textiles
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
56
Number of SME members: 
33
Number of start-ups among SME members: 
1
Number of larger company members: 
10
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
8
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
5
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
CITEVE
Technology Center
Somelos
Larger Company
ERT Group
Larger Company
Têxtil António Falcão, S.A.
SME
ATP - Associação Têxtil e Vestuário de Portugal
CeNTI
Research Organisation
Têxtil Manuel Gonçalves
Larger Company
Universidade do Minho
University
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

The mission of the cluster is to enhance the endogenous capacity of the consolidated economic aggregate around the textile business:

  • Promoting integrated and sustainable development of economic aggregate involving textiles, clothing and technical applications of textiles;
  • Contributing to the competitive strengthening of strategic support pillars:
    • Human capital,
    • Technological capacity and Creativity,
    • Knowledge & Innovation,
    • Sustainability,
    • International Projection;
  • Stimulating a strong coordination between the different actors of the cluster;
  • Stimulating the approach of the cluster to complementary and strategic value chains.

 

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.)
Access to technology services
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Facilitation of cross-sectorial cooperation
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
United States
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Belgium
France
Germany
Italy
Spain
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
produtech
poolnet
health cluster Portugal
mobinov: mobility cluster portugal
sustainable habitat cluster
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesName & Description (Regional/National)
H2020
CIP/COSME

smartX - European Smart Textiles Accelarator (https://www.smartx-europe.eu/

SmartX is going to boost smart textiles innovation to develop an end-to-end smart textiles manufacturing value chain in Europe and help drive promising prototypes faster to market.

Building a strong sustainable  community will be the underlying long term objective of the Programme, to foster interaction and collaboration within the European smart textile industry. A series of focused workshops will take place throughout the EU and allow professionals to gain and share advanced knowledge and state-of-the-art technological solutions.