WT | WEARABLE TECHNOLOGIES CONFERENCE 2024 USA

Od 3. do 4. septembra se bo odvijala WT konferenca, v Muzeju računalniške zgodovine, Mountain View, ZDA.

Na konferenci bo govora o različnih temah, kot sodigitalno zdravje, metaverse , Nosljive tehnologije.

Vse to lahko najdete na spletni strani: WT | WEARABLE TECHNOLOGIES CONFERENCE 2024 USA (wearable-technologies.com)

Dvodnevna konferenca bo združevala najnoveše inovacije in govorce iz celega sveta.

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WT | WEARABLE TECHNOLOGIES CONFERENCE 2024 USA

From 3rd to 4th September in Computer History Museum, Mountain View, USA.

You can learn about the topics of this must-attend event for Digital health and Metaverse Enthusiasts as well as the entire Wearable Technology Ecosystem at the website: WT | WEARABLE TECHNOLOGIES CONFERENCE 2024 USA (wearable-technologies.com)

This two days conference will be filled with latest innovations, speakers and showcasers from all around the world.
WT US Partners

 

Addtex - Hackathons

May 5, 2024

From the 15th to the 17th of May 2024, AddTex Project partners have organized Hackathons for students coming from different universities (University of Boras, UPC, PIN and TUS) who are taking part in the AddTex Project consortia. 

This motivating and challenging activity worked as a link to connect students from different universities with real-life industry challenges, promoting innovation in digitalisation, design and sustainability.  

Hackathons were done in a collaborative effort with all project partners, bringing together professors, students, cluster managers and experts from across Europe. In two days, university students actively worked on finding the best solutions to real-life challenges proposed by various textile companies. Challenges were provided and presented by companies who are cluster members of AddTex project partners (PTC/CITEVE, CLUTEX, IVGT and AEI Tèxtils). 

Proposed challenges from the companies focused on the AddTex project's main topics: sustainability, digitalization processes and smart and advanced materials.

Challenges set for students were highly challenging given the amount of time in which students had to bring the solution from the initial idea to the full presentation. 

  • Challenge no. 1: Creation of a 100% recyclable paper luxury bag
  • Challenge no. 2: Textile accessory with safety features (HI-visibility)
  • Challenge no. 3: Reducing textile waste through new recycling ideas at an awning manufacturer
  • Challenge no. 4: Smart traceability

During the Hackathons, 17 experts were supporting the process online in different time settings, making sure they were available for groups of students working on the challenges. 

Students were able to book a session with experts coming from diverse backgrounds, from digital marketing experts to business model developers, smart textile experts, professors, researchers, technicians, designers, and R&D engineers. Online experts provided support and brainstorming and helped navigate student's idea development in the most feasible way possible. 

Companies proposing those challenges took part in the jury setting of Hackathons and were able to evaluate and comment on proposed ideas. The winning groups of students will be given the opportunity to develop their idea along with the company thanks to a virtual internship. Virtual internships will give young individuals the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the working processes of the hosting companies. The participating companies, as well, will be given the opportunity to participate in a Masterclass according to their needs.

Each group of students showed their enthusiasm, presenting innovative approaches, and developing cutting-edge solutions within the challenges of the industry. 

Visit: AddTex

 

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Hacktex launches its 4th Newsletter!

April 29, 2024

Hacktex project launched its 4th Newsletter. You are invited to read it here Hacktex launches its 4th Newsletter! | HACKTEX

Newsletter content presents the current stage of the project and focuses on the MOOC presentation as well as the training boot camp, virtual methodological guide and the Handbook of good practices. 

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Techtextil 2024

April 26, 2024

At the 20th Techtextil from 23 to 26 April 2024, international exhibitors presented the entire spectrum of technical textiles, nonwovens, functional apparel textiles and textile technologies.

Texprocess, the leading trade fair for the apparel and textile processing industry, took place parallel to the Techtextil.

TITERA took part as a Fair visitor, taking insights into textile novelties, advances in smart textiles and sensor integration, visiting business partners and building connections for the future.

 

Dan inovativnih materialov

April 5, 2024

TITERA je uspešno organizirala dogodek z naslovom Dan inovativnih materialov na Srednji šoli za storitvene dejavnosti in logistiko Celje na dan 04.04.2024.

Počaščeni smo, da smo imeli priložnost predstaviti rezultate projekta Hacktex in dali priložnost tekstilnim podjetjem, da predstavijo svoje delovne in proizvodne procese  mladim generacijam, ki vstopajo v tekstilno industrijo.

Hvala da ste bili z nami in hvala, da verjamete v dobre zgodbe!

 

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VABILO: Dan inovativnih materialov

March 25, 2024

TITERA vas vabi na DAN INOVATIVNIH MATERIALOV, ki bo potekal v četrtek, 4. aprila od 10:00 do 13:00 v prostorih srednje šole za storitvene dejavnosti in logistiko, Celje.

Dogodek povezuje predstavnike slovenske tekstilne industrije in dijake zaključnih letnikov tekstilne smeri ter nudi odlično priložnost za povezovanje, izmenjavo znanj in mreženje.

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Dogodek je organiziran v sklopu projekta Hacktex.


Toplo vabljeni, da se nam pridružite!

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Promotion of research, technology and Innovation

March, 2024

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ADDTEX gathering in Athens

Februar 5, 2024

30-31. 1. 2024

ADDTEX project partners met again in Athens on January 30th and 31st, 2024.

The meeting started with the presentation of Work Package 3 activities and results by IDEAM

The Smart, Digital and Green Skills Academy consisting of curricula, training modules and educational resources connected to innovation in advanced textile materials and focusing on green, smart and digital transitions will be officially launched at the beginning of March 2024. Enrolment in the courses is open to textile engineers and professionals, technicians and graduates and managers and mentors. 

The meeting continued with TITERA presentations of the summer school, which will be organised in Prato during the first week of July 2024 and will be addressed to university students of  PIN, UB, UPC and TUS 

The summer school will involve students in developing solutions and prototypes to solve challenges connected to the green, smart and digital transitions. Lectures, group work, company visits, and prototyping sessions will be at the core of the programme.

The day ended with an overview of the state of the art of the different transversal activities: communication and dissemination, presented by CIAPE; and quality, presented by Cre.Thi.Dev., and management aspects presented by AEI Textils.

The second day started with an overview of WP5 which promotes collaboration between academics and industry through the establishment of HUBS inside clusters and the organisations of a Hackathon which will involve students and companies. A first idea was shared by CITEVE

The AddTex project is advancing successfully and the programme for the next months will be full of activities both for project partners and beneficiaries. 

For more information:

Website: https://www.addtex.eu/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AddTexEU

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/addtex_eu/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AddTexEU

LinkedIn: https://twitter.com/AddTexEU

YouTube: //www.youtube.com/@AddTexEU">https://www.youtube.com/@AddTexEU

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EuroBoosTEX 1st open call for proposals "Individual innovate boost grant"

December, 2023 

TITERA became the beneficiary of the 1st EuroBoosTEX call: Innovate.

Project DigiTEXlabel aims to replace care labels, which are often cut off after purchase because they are uncomfortable or unreadable after several washes, with a digital, NFC or RFID label on the textile or paper product. Project duration: 1. 9. 2023 - 31. 12. 2023

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XBuild EU 1st open call for proposals "Global Vaucher"

December, 2023

TITERA became the beneficiary of the 1st Open Call for the Global Voucher!

project CoolShield wants to find a solution to extreme heat and body protection in the UAE.

Project duration: 1. 9. 2023 - 31. 12. 2023

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Hacktex consortium launches the Bootcamp, an intensive training course for university students!

November 27,  2023

In a week from 13. 11 - 17. 11. 2023, the Hacktex project organised, in Borås, Sweden, an intensive training course named Hacktex Bootcamp.  The course gathered students from the 4 participating universities: Gheorghe Asachi Technical University from Romania, the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya from Spain, the University of West Attica from Greece and the hosting partner, the University of Boras.

Before the intensive course, all students had access to the virtual training materials on smart textiles (MOOC) and the virtual guide on entrepreneurship focusing on smart textiles.

The program, developed previously by the Hacktex consortium, counted with several dynamic activities and challenges which mixed students from all universities. The students were divided into teams and tasked with conceptualizing smart textile products, considering their raw materials and specific technologies, as well as issues regarding product sustainability. They also identified the specifics of the main steps to develop a business model for their respective products. The ideas generated by the teams were presented and discussed. 

Other activities included a visit to a textile company in Borås, participation in the Borås Textile Days event and a visit to the textile museum at the University.

The multicultural experience of interacting with students, and the academic challenges were met with creativity, based on the knowledge from the lessons in the MOOC and the virtual guide on entrepreneurship and the possibility to attract young specialists toward the field of smart textiles represent the real gain of the HACKTEX Bootcamp.

Check out the video to figure it out!

 

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HACKTEX Intensive Training Bootcamp

3.11.2023

We have important information for Universities and companies! 


Hacktex project is promoting new digital education methods to open up textile engineers' skills and knowledge of smart textiles. We have created a virtual platform which is free to enrol and take part in the educational processes. Explore the video content and learn new things about smart textiles via materials prepared by EU experts, professionals and academic personnel. We would also like to invite you to stay tuned for the upcoming boot camp intensive training course which will take place at the University of Boras in Sweden later this month.

Please visit the project website for more information: https://hacktex.eu/

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HACKTEX 3rd Newsletter release

11.10.2023

We are happy to share with you that Hacktex has released its 3rd newsletter. Feel welcome to browse through useful information on the current status of our project and what are the milestones we have achieved. 

Please visit the project website for more information: https://hacktex.eu/

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TITERA presented ongoing EU projects at the Symposium on Novelties in Textiles

05.10.2023

In October, the Faculty of Naturals Sciences and Engineering, Ljubljana organized and hosted the 49th Symposium on Novelties in Textiles where TITERA took part as well.

In the light of developing innovative learning content in the area of smart textiles, TITERA presented active EU projects that focus on smart textiles which the company is taking part. We presented current work on the development and importance of implementing learning materials on smart textiles on multiple levels to broaden the general and professional knowledge of smart textiles and the smart textile industry.

 

ADDTEX Video preparation for the MOOC content

28.09.2023

TITERA took part in developing materials for the MOOC in the Addtex project where we covered topics related to smart transitions. Materials were developed in three levels, targeting three different target groups from Technicians to Experts. 

In order to maintain professional, coherent and high-standard material delivery, we headed to Terassa to the UPC (Universitat Politecnica Catalunya) where we recorded videos for the upcoming MOOC.

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ADDTEX Press Release

24.07.2023

ADDTEX consortium met again in Limerick, Ireland, on July 11th and 12th, hosted by IDEAM cluster and TUS – the Technological University of the Shannon. The meeting took place at the headquarters of the National Advanced Manufacturing Centre (AMC), National Technology Park.

The meeting started with an overview on the state of the art of the MOOC. UB, UPC, TUS  and PIN presented the work done on the training materials and other partners provided useful feedback for the finalisation of the main contents and the preparation of the complementary materials (extra materials, assessment tool, document for students and e-book). During summer project partners will be busy with the recording and the set-up of the e-learning platform, which will be available by the end of 2023. The meeting continued with an overview of the state of the art of the different transversal activities: communication and dissemination, presented by CIAPE; quality, presented by Cre.Thi.Dev. and management aspects presented by AEI Textiles. Project partners actively contributed to the discussion. Overall, the project is proceeding well with key results expected to be delivered within the next months. Finally, INCDPT and AEI Textiles gave an introduction about future activities foreseen for 2024. Social activities and a guided tour of Digital Manufacturing Ireland accompanied this project meeting.

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TITERA powered by BiologaDanell

20.06.2023

We proudly announce that TITERA has become the first Slovenian representative for BiologaDanell Company, bringing shielding garments to you!

Garments made from an innovative knitted material, made from silver threads and eco-cotton are soft, durable, comfortable and stretchable. Providing garments for men and women as well as clothing accessories with shielding efficiency of > 99%. 

We are very proud to bring garments with shielding properties to shield you against high-frequency electromagnetic waves to you. It is a privilege for us, to help you lift the quality of everyday life. 

USE CODE: TITERA723 to get a 3% discount on your online order.

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Addtex Newsletter

 

Addtex - advancing industrial digital and green innovations in the advanced textile industry through innovation in learning and training

Did you know that technical textiles are more than just clothing? They are key to supporting, protecting, improving and functionalizing many products. The EU strategy for sustainable and circular economy defines how future textiles are made.

Unfortunately, the new regulations and the transformation of the textile industry with comprehensive digital processes are a challenge for organisations, companies and training suppliers alike. The AddTex project is working in a way to enable the industry to achieve the specified set of goals.

AddTex project has released its first newsletter and we are inviting you to read all about it here: Newsletter 1 (mailchi.mp)

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Project n°101056303 – Advancing industrial digital and green innovations in the advanced textile industry through innovation in learning and training. Funded by the European Union.

Hacktex consortium meets in Terrassa for its 4th TPM!

Last Monday, June 19th, the Hacktex consortium met in Terrassa for its 4th Transnational Project Meeting. It was organised and hosted by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. In line with the partners’ commitment, the meeting debates resulted to be efficient, fruitful and resolutive.

The meeting began with the project coordinator, TUIASI, giving an overview of the current state of the project as well as some management and financial guidelines to all present partners.

Then, Cre.The.Dev., the quality leader, provided information relative to the internal project evaluation as well as some tips for the partners to keep on efficiently implementing the project tasks.

Next, AEI Tèxtils, as the communication leader of the project, showed how the project has performed its outdoor dissemination with some data and statistics related to the Project website and social media profiles. The dissemination strategy to be implemented onwards was also discussed.

Afterwards, the consortium focused their discussions on the project implementation and results: R2 – Virtual training program on functional & smart textiles, R3 – Industrial & smart textiles bootcamp (intensive course for students), R4 – Virtual guide on smart textiles entrepreneurship, mostly.

For the R2, the development of the virtual training materials is already done. UNIWA, as a partner in charge, will manage the content to be uploaded virtually in an appropriate virtual platform, considering the main objective of the project, which is for these resources to be open and accessible. This virtual training will be tested by students, before they attend physically the Hacktex training that will be organised next autumn in Borås, Sweden.

About the result R3, the University of Borås boot camp training program proposal was discussed and agreed. The Bootcamp agenda was agreed.

Regarding the result R4, led by TITERA, partners shared their progress regarding the content elaboration, which is almost concluded.  This content will also be available online and tested by students in their bootcamp experience in November.

Finally, partners discussed about when and how start with the R5 – Handbook of good practices to foster smart textiles into manufacturing sector.

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HACKTEX project (Innovative smart textiles & entrepreneurship; project reference number 2021-1-RO01-KA220-HED-000027527) is co-funded by European Union.

HACKTEX - Innovative smart textiles & entrepreneurship

TITERA is participating in the HACKTEX project which aims to endow with resilience, versatility, and innovation the textile sector in Europe by addressing the gaps and mismatches detected between the academic sector and the industry.

The HACKTEX project will also facilitate future new opportunities for the textile sector through the connection with other industries and their knowledge.

These goals will be addressed by the design and testing of new educational methodology tools within the involved HEIs as well as with the research on smart textiles and their multiple applications. As a result, the project will produce several innovative contents related to smart textiles and their potential applications in medicine, automotive and aeronautics, sports, personal protection, for living and building, among others.


This content will follow educational methods designed in such a way that will enable students, as future textile
sector specialists, to explore new textile applications and products as well as tackle potential barriers and limitations.

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HACKTEX project (Innovative smart textiles & entrepreneurship; project reference number 2021-1-RO01-KA220-HED-000027527) is co-funded by European Union.

Addtex - Advancing industrial digital and green innovations in the advanced textile industry through innovation in learning and training

The Addtex project, which lasts from July 2022 to June 2025, is implemented with twelve partner institutions from ten European countries. TITERA was successfully included among the project partners.


The Addtex main objective is to facilitate the flow and co-creation of knowledge between higher education (HEI) and vocational education and training (VET), research, a public-sector and business sector within the advanced textile materials sector to foster new, innovative and multidisciplinary approaches to teaching and learning.  In parallel, the project aims to stimulate a sense of initiative and entrepreneurial attitudes, mindsets and skills in learners, educational staff and other workers, in line with the Green Deal and Entrepreneurship Competence Framework. Addtex will also improve the quality and relevance of skills developed and certified through education and training systems.  The project will also reinforce the clusters in each region, supporting the education and training of advanced textile materials companies through linkages with HEIs and VETs.

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Project n°101056303 – Advancing industrial digital and green innovations in the advanced textile industry through innovation in learning and training. Funded by the European Union.

Launch Of European Masterclass "Innovating In Smart Textiles"

Textile ETP, in collaboration with TITERA, crafted a Europen Masterclass programme representing a 15-months learning journey, spanning 7 content modules for a total of 12 webinars. Leading technology developers, industry innovators and end-market experts across all disciplines of the European smart textiles ecosystem will share their insights and latest developments to enable you to realise the innovation potential in this growing field.

Join us here: Subscribe: Innovating in Smart Textiles Masterclass (google.com)

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WTIN Conference with the speech of Dr. Daniela ZAVEC about "Challenges in moving Smart Textiles projects from R&D Labs to Commercialisation"

 https://ita.wtin.com/conference/

TITERA at WTIN conference