Smart Manufacturing in Textile

When tradition meets experimentation: supporting the competitiveness of territories and supply chains

Language of the event: English

This event, co-organised by EIT Manufacturing South & West, is a unique opportunity to meet Italian and international start-ups and scale-ups, selected and supported by EIT Manufacturing, which will present in detail solutions to increase productivity and efficiency in production in the textile sector.

Participating companies will have the opportunity to get in touch with start-ups/scaleups through 15-minute bilateral meetings, based on a pre-defined agenda.

The event will last an entire day, with a morning dedicated to panels of institutions, stakeholders and business success stories, while in the afternoon there will be a first BtoB meeting session, followed by a matchmaking session between demand and supply of innovation between corporate and innovative start-ups (closed to the public).

Smart Manufacturing in Textile is geared within the framework of the “Innovation Roadshow” series, a national tours organised by the Italian Ministry of Business and Made in Italy (MIMIT), in collaboration with House of Emerging Technologies and Invitalia.

On the morning of the same day, there will be an encounter which will have as focus the use of emerging technologies for the textile/fashion and Made in Italy sector – representatives from Invitalia, the Ministry of Business and Made in Italy and the House of Emerging Technologies in Prato will speak, and a discussion with industry stakeholders and business realities will be initiated to learn more about projects and technologies on the subject of textiles and fashion made in Italy.

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