INDUSTRIAL AND CREATIVE DESIGN IN ADVANCED TEXTILE MANUFACTURING
Advanced Textile Materials is an emerging sector focusing on the technical aspects of textile materials rather than on their aesthetics.
In order to foster innovation within this sector, higher education programs need to uptake and reinforce creativity and design aspects into textile engineering programs as driver to unlock the latent innovation potential of advanced textile manufacturing industry.
In this context, DESTEX project will develop innovative training tools targeted to higher education students in order to address 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.
The intensive training summer course previewed by the project for the summer 2021 took place few days ago in Milano, with the participation of students from the several Higher Education Institutions participating in the project: DSKD, UB, LCI and POLIMI. The training,...
On April 28th 2021, AEI Tèxtils, the cluster of advanced textile materials of Catalonia, organised the first multiplier event of DESTEX. The multiplier event, held virtually, had over 29 participants coming from advanced textile materials companies, higher education...
The 3rd transnational DESTEX meeting took place on 18th March virtually. DESTEX partners reviewed the recent launch of the hackathon platform (hackathon.destexproject.eu) (O3), a virtual space created by POLIMI, where textile companies and students meet under a...