Basic Information

Aim of the joint call This CROSSTEXNET call for project proposals has a wide scope, including all topics on high added value textiles and other fiber-based advanced materials emerging at European and global level. Such a domain includes the following main areas: 1.New textile materials, including new functional products (bio-fibers, composite materials, bio-based chemicals and innovative active compounds for textile finishing, etc.) 2.New technologies for the production of high added value and multifunctional textiles (nanotechnology, biotechnology, nano-biotechnology, surface treatment technologies, electronics integrated in the textile structures, etc.) 3.New textile processing,(spinning, weaving, dyeing and finishing, laminating, coating, etc.) Projects are expected to promote new applications for textile materials and the substitution of currently used traditional textiles and non-textiles with advanced textile materials. Applications may include, but are not limited to, personal protect
Type of joint call One Stage - Call with no pre-proposals submission
Launch date 01/03/2011
Deadline Full-Proposal 31/05/2011 Submitted proposal: 28
Evaluation End Date 23/11/2011 Successful proposal: 16 Proposals funded: 16
Is call co-funded? No
Call follow up funding
  • There are mechanisms in place to monitor
  • There are mechanisms in place to monitor technical progress
Call reasons
  • Achieving critical mass
  • Sharing competences and associated work
  • Addressing global issues
  • Access to expertise from different countries
  • Addressing specific scientific and technological issues
Research fields
  • Industrial production
  • Materials
  • Nanosciences and nanotechnologies
Type of research
  • Applied Research
  • Pre-competitive research
Target groups
  • Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
  • Public Research Organisations (PROs)
  • Private and Semi-private Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs)
  • SME (Small and Medium Enterprises)
Participating networks n/a