The participants of the first CLOTH ClusterXchange event traveled to London, between 28-30 of June, where they have visited the „Future Fabrics Expo 2022” Fair and took part in the „Strategic Trend Safari London 2022”
July 2022 – The CLOTH Project, the European alliance which brings together individuals, companies and clusters working on the transformation of the fashion sector towards sustainability and digitalization, organized its first ClusterXchange event in London, the end of June. The participants visited the „Future Fabrics Expo 2022” Fair where they have been able to find out about new materials and sustainable suppliers and to make connections and develop new relationships with sustainable suppliers and learn about circularity in the Fashion Industry during the Future Fabrics conferences.
The professionals who took part in the „Strategic Trend Safari London 2022”, organized by a team led by international expert Daniel Córdoba-Mendiola, were able to share among them relevant ideas and experiences and through an inspiring experience, a visit within the city of London, discuss topics such as digitalization and sustainability in the Fashion business.
The ClusterXchange Programme
The ClusterXchange mobility scheme programme aims to facilitate the exchanges of experiences and best practices among SMEs and clusters. It is open to different types of organizations: SMEs, clusters, scaling-up support organizations, large companies or even public companies. Companies are able to access a travel bag from the European CLOTH (Xchange) project.
CLOTH project – CLuster Alliance fOr the Transition to green and digital fasHion – is a new alliance aiming to create a favorable ecosystem of relevant stakeholders, from a cross-sectoral perspective, promoting a greener, smarter, and more competitive and innovative European Fashion industry.
The CLOTH project is an integrated cross-sectoral partnership with 5 partners from 5 European countries (Spain, Bulgaria, Romania, Denmark, and France) working on different value chains: Fashion and Textile, circular economy, creative industry and Digital. During the EU supported CLOTH Project will be organized minimum 100 short- term exchanges between targeted members of clusters located in other countries.
The CLOTH project is funded by the European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency (EISMEA), under the powers delegated by the European Commission, COSME programme, call COS-CLUSTER-2020-3-03 / COS-CLUSTER-2020-3-03-1 (European Cluster Excellence Programme with ClusterXchange scheme connecting ecosystems and cities).
For more informations: https://clustercollaboration.eu/content/cloth