The first MM event, held in Stockholm (Sweden) on November 13th and 14th, was a success with more than 100 meetings between companies and research institutes from 7 different European Textile Regions

The new MM event will be organised in Porto (Portugal) on April 29th 2020, in the frame of the international event “iTechStyle summit ‘20” (28-30 April 2020).

Selected applicants will have travel and subsistence costs for the participation to the MM event covered by TEX4IM budget.

Now SMEs belonging to textile-clothing (TC) sector, or SMEs from different sectors motivated to establish business opportunities and new value chains with TC SMEs can submit their innovative ideas. The call is opened only for candidates located in the territory of the EU.

We are looking for ideas that are in line with the following TEX4IM thematic priorities:

  • Factory 4.0, Digitisation
  • Supply Chain 4.0
  • Circular Economy 4.0
  • Advanced Textile Materials (ATM)
  • Green chemistry             
  • Smart Textiles   
  • Internationalisation
  • Education, life-long learning
  • Management and company organization

The selection of applications will be performed by the project Steering Committee according to the following scoring:


  Selection Criteria Scores
1 Quality and ambition of the project idea scope Up to 40
2 Expected results of the project idea Up to 20
3 Main Tasks envisaged by of the project idea Up to 10
4 Potential partners or competences sought for the project idea in other sectors or regions Up to 30

The EoI must be submitted in English.

For more details please see the attached document or contact us. Also for further info regarding TEX4IM, the matchmaking event and all the other activities of the platform, please visit


TEX4IM is a project supported by COSME Programme of the European Union.

EoI – Expression of Interest

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