EIT Culture & Creativity, EIT Manufacturing and EIT Climate KIC kicked-off the collaboration with a workshop held on the 3rd of March in the premises of the ITA Group – International Center for Sustainable Textiles of RWTH Aachen University

The 1st EIT Innovation Agenda for Circular Textiles and Fashion workshop took place in Aachen, Germany on the 3rd of March 2023. Member of the EU Parliament Dr. Christian Ehler participated in the kick-off along with the representatives of 20 different European expert organisations, including businesses, research centres, universities, and associations. They all came together to discuss shared challenges and opportunities of European textile and fashion sectors, and advocate for improved innovation funding mechanisms supporting transition pathways to circular models, and sustainable fashion production and consumption patterns.

Dr. Jan Vincent Jordan gave a brief overview of good practice examples such as the CISUFLO project with a presentation on the “Sustainability transitions” available by clicking here.

To consult the EIT Culture & Creativity Agenda Workshop Circular Textiles & Fashion click here.

The event was co-organized by EIT Culture & Creativity, EIT Manufacturing and EIT Climate KIC, three of the nine Knowledge Innovation Communities (KICs) supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union.

For more details on the event click here.

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