The CLOTH project – CLuster Alliance fOr the Transition to green and digital fasHion – aims to boost the interregional cooperation through the creation of a cluster alliance within the Fashion sector that promote the necessary conditions to create a favourable ecosystem of relevant stakeholders, from a cross-sectorial perspective, that lead to a greener, smarter and more competitive and innovative European Fashion sector, creating new alliances, business and investment opportunities for the European SMES.
The CLOTH project will contribute to promote the competitiveness, sustainability and resilience of the Fashion sector addressing its environmental and social impacts in coherence with the European Green Deal and the Circular Economy Action Plan.
To achieve these objectives, the CLOTH project is integrated by a cross-sectorial partnership of 5 partners from 5 European countries (Spain, Bulgaria, Romania, Denmark and France) that are working on different value chains: Fashion and Textile, circular economy, creative industry and Digital.
The SUSTAINABLE FASHION ALLIANCE FOR INTERNATIONAL MARKETS (FASCINATE) project ́s aim is to support the internationalization of EU textile and fashion SME clusters that are working towards the development of circularity and sustainability in these industries. Besides the textile and fashion industry, this partnership will also seek a cross-sectoral collaboration with the technology and footwear sectors.
The project aims to build a European clusters & companies network collaboration (the ESCP-4i), related to the development of circularity & sustainability, in the fashion, textile and footwear industries. It will promote new European value chains incorporating cross sectoral cooperation between fashion/textile, footwear & technology, by means of cooperation, exchange of knowledge & good practices among the members of the project consortium. As a result the partners will create a joint internationalization strategy for sustainable fashion brands and companies in Europe, geared towards markets outside of the EU interested in sustainable fashion products (to consolidate shared objectives and define a relevant action plan for the participating clusters and the companies they represented).
Partners of the project are Modacc – Spain, Cluster Digital – Spain, CITEVE – Portugal, Bulgarian Fashion Association – Bulgaria and Lifestyle & Design Cluster – Denmark.