Press release: AEI TÈXTILS



AEI Tèxtils attended the European Cluster Matchmaking Event held in Brussels on February 22nd.

The event, organized by the European Cluster Collaboration Platform on behalf of the European Commission, attracted around 140 cluster representatives from different sectors at European level.

AEI Tèxtils met with several other clusters with the aim to generate synergies and opportunities for its members in different sectors of final applications for textile products.

On the previous day to this event, the kick-off meeting of European Strategic Cluster Partnership (ESCP-4i) was also held in Brussels. In the presentation of different projects, there was EU-TEXTILE2030 (European cluster of advanced textile materials) where AEI Tèxtils is a partner. AEI Tèxtils and ATEVAL were the representatives of EU-TEXTILES2030 in the event where learnings and good practices from the previous call were presented to support starting projects get on the right track. Several other services from the Commission were also presented during the session such as the European Cluster Collaboration Platform, European Observatory for Clusters and Industrial Change or the Intellectual Property Rights helpdesk services among others. Later on the event, there was the ESCP-4i Label Awards Ceremony for Strategic European Partnerships where, among others, EU-TEXTILE2030 was awarded with.

Both events were framed within the European Industry Day, organized by the European Commission with the aim to update the key stakeholders in regard of the strategic focus the European Commission is taking in terms of industrial policy and actions to continue fostering the industrial competitiveness in Europe.


Further information:

Dra. Ariadna Detrell

Tel.: 608 864 754 / e-mail:



European Strategic Cluster Partnership label award to EU-TEXTILE2030 by representatives of the European Commission to the project coordinator, Felipe Carrasco from ATEVAL.