Dear Technology Platform Expert,
Please find enclosed the tentative agenda and registration form for the above meeting on Tuesday 8th September 2009 in Brussels.
The morning part will be dedicated to a presentation of the Smart Textiles-related call of the FP7 ICT Programme by the responsible EC official and a presentation and discussion of project ideas and partner searches for this call received as result of the TEPPIES call (see my message from 31 July). The afternoon session will be dedicated to an overview on European and national research & standardisation initiatives in the field of smart textiles.
Please return the registration form no later than 1 Sept. 09 or sign up electronically in the calendar of the internal area of www.textile-platform.eu Registration is free of charge for registered ETP experts, for all other participants a registration fee of € 50,- applies. Please feel free to forward this invitation to any of your contacts who may be interested.
I would have 2 requests for the preparation of this meeting:
1. Although deadline for submission of TEPPIES project ideas is Fri 4th Sept. I would like to ask all who wish to present a Smart Textiles-related project idea to notify me by no later than Tue 1 Sept. 2009
2. If you are involved in or aware of a national/regional research initiative in the field of Smart Textiles, please notify me by 26 Aug. 2009 if you wish to briefly present it in the afternoon session or send me contact details of somebody who may wish to present it a.s.a.p.
Please remember that a second project brokerage event related to the FP7-NMP call incl. manufacturing technology for flexible materials will be held on 6th October 09. Agenda and registration form for this event will follow shortly.
Head of R&D, Innovation and Projects Department
EURATEX – The European Apparel and Textile Organisation
24, rue Montoyer - Box 10
E-mail: [email protected]