During the conference “European Textiles – going digital, going high-tech”, held on 12th and 13th October in Brussels, the new Strategic Innovation and Research, developed by European Textile Technology Platform, the was presented.
The document entitled “Towards a 4th Industrial Revolution of Textiles and Clothing” details the key Innovation Themes and Research Priorities for Europe’s textile and fashion industries for the coming decade.
The major Strategic Innovation Themes are the following:
- Smart, high-performance materials
- Advanced digitised manufacturing, value chains and business models
- Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency
- High-value added solutions for attractive growth markets