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RESYNTEX Featured at the Conference ‘Innovating for Sustainability in European Textiles and Clothing’

Pailak at ETP confThe conference, held on 28 October in Brussels by the European Technology Platform for the Future of Textiles and Clothing, welcomed some 130 participants from 20 European countries.  Keynote speakers from industry, international organisations and leading consulting firms confirmed the strongly growing role that all aspects of sustainability play in today’s textiles and clothing business.

RESYNTEX was featured at one of the sessions.  Pailak Mzikian (middle right) from SOEX GROUP presented the situation of post-consumer textile recycling in Europe and new technologies developed by the RESYNTEX project.  Other specialised sessions on material sustainability, resource efficient production and new consumer-integrated business models showcased the latest technologies and industry pilots in areas like textile recycling, EU natural fibre utilisation, water and energy-saving or customisation and supply chain transparency.

Some impressions and materials from the event are available here.

Packed room at ETP Conference

eu funding

RESYNTEX received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement 641942.