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RESET 5th Thematic Seminar “Eco-creativity, natural fibres, short value chains”

RESET
5th  Thematic Seminar “Eco-creativity, natural fibres, short value chains”
 
Contact:  Monika Urbaniak from the Lodz Region: monika.urbaniak@lodzkie.pl
 
09:00 Registration
 
09:15 Official Welcome – Małgorzata Zakrzewska, Deputy Director of Regional 
Policy Department, Lodzkie Region
 
09:30  Presentation of the RESET project – Besnik Mehmeti, Municipality of Prato
 
09:45 Introduction to the topic “Eco-creativity, natural fibres, short value chains” – Dawid Stawski, Lodz University of Technology
 
10:00 Presentation of Good Practices (Part 1)
 
  • Okra Fibres: Properties and Possible Applications – Dawid Stawski, Lodz University of Technology
  • Lighter than light – Potential of blends from natural fibres and recycled carbon fibres for lightweight applications – Bernd Gulich & Anna Große, Saxon Textile Research Institute (STFI) 
  • Digital Heritage – Lorena Vidas & Besnik Mehmeti, Municipality of Prato 
  • Eco-creation thanks to Design Thinking - Thierry Leblan, Centre of European Textile Innovation (CETI)
 
11:00 Q&A
 
11.15 Coffee break
 
11:30 Presentation of Good Practices (Part 2)
 
  • WOOL4BUILD - Isolation material for eco-building based on natural wool - Oscar Calvo, AITEX
  • The World’s only Natural FR System, Craig Lawrance - Textile Centre of Excellence (TCoE) Huddersfield
  • Romanian Angora Mohair Fibres: from acclimatized Angora goats to final textile products, Lilioara Surdu - National Research & Development Institute for Textiles and Leather (INCDTP)
  • CORK-A-TEX YARN: Eco-Creativity in Home Textiles with Cork - Albertino Oliveira, SEDACOR
 
12:45 Q&A
 
13.00 Lunch & networking
 
14.30 Policy Brokerage Event with Exchange of experience & Networking - Besnik Mehmeti, Municipality of Prato
 
16:30 Wrap-up and end of meeting – Joanna Brzezińska, Regional Policy Department, 
Lodzkie Region