INDUSTRIAL AND CREATIVE DESIGN IN ADVANCED TEXTILE MANUFACTURING
Advanced textiles materials sector is an emerging sector focusing on the technical aspects and contributions of textile materials rather than o the aesthetics. However, in order to foster the innovation, higher education systems need to bring in the creativity culture to textile engineeringprogram in higher education as a way to unlock the innovation pottential in advanced textile manufacturing industry.
In this context, DESTEX project will develop the tools necessary for skills enhancement targeted to higher education in relation to innovation in order to obtain its objectives:
To support higher education students to acquire skills in interdisciplinary innovation based on creative and industrial design applied to the textile sector.
To foster student cooperation in a multidisciplinary approach in work-based projects.
To provide knowledge, skills and competences using virtual collaboration tools.
To promote the application of good practices for the enhancement of innovative skills.
DESTEX wil generate an impact to the different target groups including students of HEI’s (both design and textile), technical textiles’ companies and their managers as well as other stakeholders from the textile ecosystem.
Today, DESTEX partners meet virtually to monitor the project progress and discuss about the next steps for the different Intellectual Outputs. In regards to the Virtual Training (O1), LCI Barcelona has presented the progress and next steps on this tasks that will...
One of the first activities of DESTEX project was to launch a survey to identify needs from students and companies in order to engage and design the right tools within DESTEX project to bridge the gap between the technical textiles and the design sectors. The survey...
DESTEX released its 2nd newsletter with the aim to present the project and its progress. It also presents latest news on developed and ongoing activities as well as some information about the current status of the project. This issue, the main highlights are the...