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11
Jun

MIDWOR-LIFE presented in a talk in the 2nd event of Textile Industry and Sustainability

AEI TÈXTILS presented the MIDWOR-LIFE key results in a talk during the second event of Textile Industry and Sustainability held in Terrassa on June 7th 2019 and organized by INTEXTER, member of the cluster.

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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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20
Mar

MIDWOR-LIFE PRESENTED IN THE 44TH AEQCT SYMPOSIUM

The MIDWOR-LIFE project was presented, jointly with LIFE-FLAREX, on a poster entitled REPLACEMENT OF HAZARDOUS PRODUCTS IN TEXTILE FINISHES. FLAME RETARDANTS AND HYDRO- AND OLEO-REPELLENTS, that Dr. Meritxell Martí presented orally to the attending public. Arousing interest in alternative DWORs and the methodology to determine if FR can penetrate through the skin when a treated tissue comes into contact with it.

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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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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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20
Aug

MIDWOR-LIFE presented in Colombiamoda2018 + Textiles2

The MIDWOR-LIFE project was presented in Colombiamoda 2018 + Textiles2 in Medellin, Colombia from July 24th to 26th where leaflets and Layman’s report 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 economy for improving the competitiveness of the textile industry.  Read more

10
Jul

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION VISITS THE MIDWOR-LIFE PROJECT IN TERRASSA

On July 6th, the European Commission visited the project MIDWOR-LIFE during its latest monitoring visit along with the IDOM-NEEMO monitoring team. AEI TÈXTILS, as project coordinator, welcomed Mr. Manuel Montero, project adviser at EASME – the Executive Agency for Small and Medium Enterprises from the European Commission, and Ms. Irune Osés from IDOM-NEEMO, the monitoring team subcontracted by the EC. The meeting was held in Terrassa, at LEITAT Technological Center facilities.

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