News

8
Apr

MIDWOR-LIFE presented during the iTechStyle summit 2019 in Porto

AEI TÈXTILS presented the MIDWOR-LIFE key results in a talk during iTechStyle summit 2019 held in Porto from 2nd to 4th April 2019 and organized by CITEVE.

The attendance was about 500 people.

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9
Mar

AEI Tèxtils distributed leaflets of the MIDWOR-LIFE project in an international cluster collaboration event

AEI Tèxtils, the project coordinator of MIDWOR-LIFE, attended the EU-TAIWAN Cluster Collaboration Event which took place in Lyon on March 6th and 7th in the framework of Industry 4.0 International Days 2019 held during the Global Industrie Trade fair.

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22
Feb

MIDWOR-LIFE results presented during LIFE-FLAREX workshop

On February 20th, the Catalan partners of LIFE-FLAREX consortium (AEI Tèxtils as project coordinator, LEITAT and CSIC-IQAC) organized the first regional workshop in Barcelona along with ACCIÓ, the Catalan Agency for Business Competitiveness.

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13
Nov

MIDWOR-LIFE results presented at CIRAT-8 conference

CSIC-IQAC presented the results of MIDWOR-LIFE project as an oral presentation in the 8th International Conference of Applied Research on Textile, CIRAT-8, that was held in Monastir (Tunisia).

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6
Nov

Great success in the presentation of the MIDWOR-LIFE project in the OECD towards a more sustainable textile industry

On October 30th, the European project MIDWOR-LIFE, led by AEI TÈXTILS (the cluster of technical textiles in Catalonia), presented its main results in a webinar organized by the perfluorinated substances working group from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The webinar was attended by 40 experts worldwide from different institutions including the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), among others.

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19
Oct

MIDWOR-LIFE WILL BE PRESENTED IN A OECD WEBINAR AS A CASE STUDY TOWARDS A MORE SUSTAINABLE TEXTILE INDUSTRY

The European project MIDWOR-LIFE, led by AEI TÈXTILS (the Catalan technical textile cluster), will present the key results from the project on October 30th in a webinar organized by the working group on perfluorinated chemicals from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). This group is composed of worldwide network experts and major national and international chemical regulatory agencies including the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) among others.

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18
Sep

MIDWOR-LIFE project reaches its end but partners will continue to work towards a more sustainable textile industry

On August 31st, the European project MIDWOR-LIFE completed its cycle and reached its official ending. The project, which focused on the study and evaluation of safer and greener alternatives for durable water and oil repellents (DWOR) used in the textile finishing industry, was ongoing since September 2015 and it had a duration of 3 years.

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31
Aug

MIDWOR-LIFE project presented at the 1st Life Cycle Innovation Conference in Berlin

During August 29th to 31st, CETIM presented the LCA results conducted within MIDWOR-LIFE project at the “1st Life Cycle Innovation Conference” organized by FSLCI (Forum for Sustainability through Life Cycle Innovation).

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28
Aug

Webinar from OECD/UN Environment Global PFC Group

The MIDWOR-LIFE team has recently joined the Global PFC Group from the OECD with the aim to promote beyond the project end the use of safer alternatives for durable water and oil repellents in the textile finishing industry.

As part of this wider dissemination plan, LEITAT and CETIM will be presenting the project as a case study in the upcoming webinar of the Global PFC Group.

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27
Aug

MIDWOR-LIFE Layman’s Report published!

MIDWOR-LIFE project announces the publication of the Layman’s report in all project languages.

English version.

Spanish version.

Italian version.

Czech version.

Catalan version.

The aim of this document is to provide a general and brief overview of the project and its outcomes to the general public. It was designed according to LIFE programme rules to facilitate the reading by non-experts in the field.