ETP Network keeps growing strongly Year-end target of 500 registered individual experts almost reached During the last month we added over 150 new experts to the ETP network and with total a of 470 and counting we are very close to our target of 500 by end of 2013. Check out all member organisations and individual experts in the “Who’s who” of the internal ETP Communication Platform athttp://community.textile-platform.eu All existing ETP members are encouraged to spread the word to other interested parties, especially the industry to further increase the ETP’s critical mass.
2nd Governing Board Meeting Important decisions taken about the future of the Textile Flagships initiative - ETP General Assembly fixed for 31 March 2014
On 26th November the ETP's Governing Board came together for its 2nd meeting in Brussels. The Board members assessed and welcomed the positive progress since the operational start of the new ETP in the summer of 2013. The 7 Textile Flagship action plans were principally approved and after a final review round will be finalized at the end of 2013. The Flagships will then move into the implementation phase in parallel to the start of HORIZON 2020. It was concluded that a stronger direct involvement of companies must still be promoted. The ETP General Assembly will take place in the late afternoon of 31 March 2014 in the margins of the 2014 ETP annual public conference in Brussels.
TEPPIES calls launched Submit your project idea and use the ETP network to build a stronger consortium Following the first HORIZON 2020 call, the Textile ETP has launched its first call for textile project ideas under its TEPPIES support system. Anybody interested in submitting a project proposal to HORIZON 2020 in the first half of 2014 is invited to share their project idea until 15th January in order to find the right competences and partners for a strong project proposal. The first project ideas have already been received and can be found in the internal document library at http://community.textile-platform.eu/document-library/86
8th Aachen-Dresden International Textile Conference November 27-28, 2014 in Dresden - call for papers The conference newt year will focus on
Textile Construction with Membranes and Textile-reinforced Concrete
Chemistry for Composites, Protective Textiles, and Textile Construction
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