DESTEX released its 1st 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.

The consortium is integrated by eight partners from four European countries that combine wide expertise in the fields of education, innovation, research and design. Whole these areas will focus on the project titled ““Industrial and creative design in advanced textile Manufacturing (DESTEX)”. DESTEX is a Strategic Partnership for Higher Education, co-funded by the European Commission, under the Erasmus+ programme.

Major remarkable event is the Kick-off meeting hosted by the University of Borås on October the 3rd 2019.

The main goals of DESTEX are to develop a virtual training program in using creative and industrial design oriented applied in advanced textiles’ manufacturing, to create an industrial design and design thinking book of lectures for the intensive summer training, to develop an online platform for virtual hackathons and to elaborate a project handbook of good practices & open challenges called “training tools and methodologies to foster creativity and innovation within the advanced textile’s sector”

Additionally, DESTEX will organize an intensive summer training course in Milan on July 2021 to test and evaluate the different products generated during the project.


1st DESTEX newsletter (1901 downloads)