The light industries innovation and technology project (ELIIT project) seeks to support textile, clothing, leather and footwear (TCLF) SMEs in enhancing their competitiveness while helping them integrate new technologies in innovative or high added-value products, processes or services.
ELIIT will select 25 partnerships between SMEs and providers or owners of novel technologies that will aid the transfer of innovation and technology as well as the market uptake of innovative solutions. These partnerships will be supported with €70.000, a coaching program and networking activities to improve productivity, value chain integration and resource efficiency.
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06 May 2021
The second call for proposals for the European light industries innovation and technology project (ELIIT project) ended on April 14. In total, 395 textile, clothing, leather and footwear (TCLF) SMEs and 328 technology owners/providers registered on the ELIIT EMS platform.... Read more
25 January 2021
The European Light Industries Innovation and Technology project (ELIIT Project) launched its second Call for Proposals on 25 January 2021... Read more
30 June 2020
The ELIIT Project announces its first selected partnerships between textile, clothing, leather and footwear sectors (TLCF) and technology owners/providers... Read more
15 April 2020
The first ELIIT project call for proposals closed on 31 March 2020... Read more
15 November 2019
The ELIIT project (European light industries innovation and technology) was launched on 15 November 2019... Read more
The 1st ELIIT call for partnership proposals closed on 31 March 2020. The first 15 selected partnerships were announced in June 2020. You can register on the ELIIT platform to find textile, clothing, leather and footwear (TCLF) SMEs, and technology/owners and providers willing to collaborate and innovate.
The projects selected will benefit from
To benefit from ELIIT’s support, SMEs in the TCLF sectors and innovative technology providers/owners should register and apply on the electronic monitoring system (EMS platform).
The 2nd ELIIT call for partnership proposals was closed on 14 April 2021 and the selection of partnerships will be announced in June 2021. Meanwhile, you can register on the ELIIT platform to find textile, clothing, leather and footwear (TCLF) SMEs, and technology/owners and providers willing to collaborate and innovate.
Potential applicants can look for partners on the EMS platform and complete their application. Learn more about the application process, eligibility criteria, financial support and other benefits, and ELIIT´s helpdesk service by clicking the button.
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