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.
The ELIIT Project announces its first selected partnerships between textile, clothing, leather and footwear sectors (TLCF) and technology owners/providers... Read more
The first ELIIT project call for proposals closed on 31 March 2020... Read more
The ELIIT project (European light industries innovation and technology) was launched on 15 November 2019... Read more
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The 1st ELIIT call for partnership proposals closed on 31 March 2020. The first 15 selected partnerships were announced in June 2020. The 2nd ELIIT call for partnership proposals will be launched in 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.
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).
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.