|Author (Corporate)||European Commission: CORDIS|
|Publisher||Publications Office of the European Union|
|Series Title||Research*EU Magazines|
|Series Details||Number 48|
|Publication Date||December 2015/January 2018|
|Content Type||Magazine | Newsletter|
New horizons for the textile value chain
It is no secret that the European textile industry is facing fierce competition from China and other parts of the world where production costs are much lower. Imports continue to grow every year and if this sector — which employed 1.6 million people in 2014 — is to keep prospering over the years to come, it certainly needs to go back to its roots of high quality products and innovation while answering growing concerns over health and pollution.
This edition of the Research*EU magazine highlights this theme, as well as a handful of results from recent FP7 projects including MACH-TO and MYWEAR. The project coordinators of I-TEX ad DIGIFIN — also accepted to discuss their projects’ results in this month’s interviews. This special feature is followed by eight sections providing insights into biology and medicine, social sciences and humanities, energy and transport, environment and society, IT and telecommunications, industrial technologies, food and agriculture and physics and mathematics, along with a list of upcoming events hosted by or involving EU-funded research projects.
Climate Change and Environment
|Subject Categories||Culture, Education and Research|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|