Funding for the textile and clothing sector
Research and development projects related to the textile and clothing sector are funded under the Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development - FP7. Innovation initiatives related to this sector are supported in the context of the Competitiveness and Innovation Programme - CIP and the Europe INNOVA initiative. Further EU support is managed directly by national and regional authorities through the Structural and Cohesion funds.
More detailed information to access Community funding is available at the practical guide to EU funding opportunities for Research and Innovation.