On January 16th, AEI Tèxtils, the Catalan technical textiles’ cluster, participated in a workshop on innovation and strategy definition of chemical products’ management, organized by the Directorate General of Environment from the European Commission (DG-ENV) in Brussels.
LIFE-FLAREX project was presented in Colombiamoda 2018 + Textiles2 in Medellin, Colombia from July 24th to 26th where leaflets were distributed. In addition, the project was also highlighted during the conference by Josep Casamada, Project Manager at AEI Tèxtils, on the Knowledge Pavilion parallel to the trade fair. The conference focused on Sustainability and circular […]
On Wednesday June 6th 2018, the LIFE-FLAREX consortium held its 3rd biannual project meeting in Brussels at the delegation of the Catalan Government in the EU. In this occasion, the project welcomed the project monitor from NEEMO, the external support service to the EASME for the LIFE programme.
LIFE-FLAREX project was invited to present the project to high-level European stakeholders in Brussels, Belgium, on June 5th within the MIDWOR-LIFE Stakeholder’s workshop on: “ADVANCES IN THE SUBSTITUTION OF PFAS SUBSTANCES USED AS DURABLE WATER AND OIL REPELLENTS IN THE TEXTILE FINISHING INDUSTRY”.
Following the awareness raising goal of LIFE-FLAREX project, the first workshop on substitution of harmful flame retardants was held in Biella, Italy on May 9th. The workshop was organized by the Italian cluster CS-POINTEX and attracted 28 people. The main goals of the workshop were the awareness raising and the presentation of the project outline and […]
AEI TÈXTILS participated at the 17th edition of CITEXT – International Business Convention for Textile and Soft Functional Materials. CITEXT was held on May 16th and 17th in Troyes (France). LIFE-FLAREX project was presented in the AEI TÈXTILS booth and brochures were given out to interested visitors.
LIFE-FLAREX Stakeholder’s Workshop attracts companies and organizations from 8 European countries to discuss on alternative Flame Retardants
The LIFE-FLAREX Stakeholder’s workshop was held in Brussels on January 16th 2018 and it was co-organized by LIFE-FLAREX partnership, EURATEX-The European Apparel and Textile Confederation and the European Chemical Agency (ECHA). This event brought together a total of 32 relevant stakeholders (chemical producers, textile industries, industrial associations and groups of interest) coming from organizations in […]
LIFE-FLAREX reviews the selection of products to be used during the project in the second consortium meeting at Centexbel
On Wednesday January 17th 2018, the LIFE-FLAREX consortium held its biannual project meeting at the project partner CENTEXBEL premises in Gent, Belgium. The External Advisory Board of the project attended to this meeting as part of the project strategy to gather vital inputs during this milestone. The members present were Ms. Dunja Drmac, Sustainability Officer […]
Workshop registration open: “ADVANCES IN THE SUBSTITUTION OF HAZARDOUS FLAME RETARDANT CHEMICALS IN HOME TEXTILES”
The aim of this workshop is to discuss the advances and implementation of chemical substitution policies in the textile industry, particularly on the use of flame retardants for home textiles including carpets, upholstery for home furniture and other products such as mattresses or curtains.
LIFE-FLAREX project was present at the first edition of the Technical Textile Meetings Morocco. AEI TÈXTILS, LIFE-FLAREX coordinator, distributed project leaflets during the event which took place in Casablanca on 22nd and 23rd November 2017.