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Participate in Textile ETP's activities at ITMA 2023 and explore innovation and sustainability in the textile industry

We are delighted to inform you that Textile ETP will participate in, and organise many activities at, ITMA 2023, the world's largest international textile and garment technology exhibition, in Milan, Italy, on 8-14 June 2023.

The Textile ETP team will be present every day at ITMA: come and visit us at stand H3-A205, located in the 'Research, Innovation and Start-Up Valley' section.

At Textile ETP, we are committed to driving innovation and sustainability in the textile industry. Our presence at ITMA 2023 provides an excellent opportunity for textile professionals, researchers, and enthusiasts to explore the latest advancements in the field. During the exhibition, we have a range of activities planned at our booth:

  • Thursday 8 June and Friday 9 June - Euratex Presence: Learn more information on EU legislation impacting the textile sector, gather some insights on the latest development and discuss partnership opportunities. On 9 June, you can join Euratex's Director General Dirk Vantyghem at the “Impact Financing Towards Sustainability Forum” Innovator Xchange in Hall 3. The event gathers high level speakers from the European Investment Bank and the European Commission, and it will go through funding opportunities from the private and public sector.
  • Friday 9 June - 11:00 - TRICK project Presentation: Join us at the stand for an exclusive presentation of TRICK. Discover how this innovative EU project supports the adoption, tracing and demonstration of sustainable approaches by means of an innovative and circular product information management system.
  • Friday 9 June - 15:00 - Dissemination of the EU project: Design of Advanced Biocomposites from Sustainable Energy Sources - BIOCOMPOSITES: Learn about the EU project BIOCOMPOSITES, which focuses on the design and development of advanced biocomposite materials derived from sustainable energy sources. Don't miss this opportunity to stay informed about the latest developments in sustainable materials.
  • Saturday 10 June - Innovator Xchange on Advanced Materials: Attend the ITMA's 'Innovator Xchange on Advanced Materials' conference in Hall 3, where Textile ETP Secretary General, Lutz Walter, will share his expertise on a research and innovation trends in high-performance textiles and their applications.

We will remain available at our stand H3-A205 for the entire duration of ITMA, so come and gain insights into our services, activities, and other EU projects!

In addition, Textile ETP also organises thematic tours for our members:

  • Recycling Technologies Tour: Discover innovative recycling solutions that are transforming the textile industry and contributing to a more sustainable future.
  • Respinning Technologies Tour: Explore cutting-edge technologies that enable the transformation of textile waste into high-quality fibres, contributing to a more circular and sustainable industry.
  • Textile Digitalisation Tour: Experience the future of textile manufacturing on our Textile Digitalisation Tour. Witness the power of digital technologies in streamlining processes, enhancing productivity, and driving innovation in the textile industry.
  • SmartX Community Tour: As a member of the SmartX Community, you have the privilege of joining our Tour and explore the latest advancements in smart textile technologies and gain valuable insights into how these technologies are shaping the future of the industry.

If you are interested in joining one of these tours, visit this page, or contact us to receive more information about memberships.

ITMA 2023’s theme "Transforming the World of Textiles" reflects the aspirations of both textile machinery manufacturers and textile producers that collaboration can bring about a more sustainable future for the industry and the planet. Four trending topics will be discussed extensively at various event platforms during the exhibition: advanced materials, automation and digital future, innovative technologies and sustainability and circularity.

Why should you visit ITMA 2023? The exhibition serves as an innovation launchpad where exhibitors introduce new technologies and products. It is packed with live machinery demonstrations and showcases only manufacturers who design, produce, and/or sell original products and services. Additionally, the end-to-end textile manufacturing technologies value-chain will be showcased by sectors. There will be many side events and thought-leadership conferences to explore fresh ideas and collaborative partnerships. More information here.

We look forward to seeing you in Milan!

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