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New call for conference grants opened!

New call for conference grants opened!

The CONTEXT team is pleased to announce the launch of the 4th call for Conference Grants. Applications will be accepted from 15th to 31st March.   More information available here.

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CONTEXT Management Committee met on 3rd February

CONTEXT Management Committee met on 3rd February

Representatives from 30 countries participated at the 4th Management Committee Meeting of CONTEXT, held virtually on 3rd February. During the meeting, the 3rd grant period working plan was updated, main activities foreseen will be postponed until summer/autumn and new...

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CONTEXT has issued its second newsletter

CONTEXT has issued its second newsletter

CONTEXT has issued its second newsletter which includes a brief overview of the network, the major news about its activities as well as related news from its members. Download the newsletter here CONTEXT will be issuing a newsletter each semester (next is foreseen...

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CONTEXT at the T&G TEXTECH conference

CONTEXT at the T&G TEXTECH conference

From November 23rd to December 8th 2020, T&G Textech organized a series of webinars dedicated to technical textiles. T&G TEXTECH Events is organized within the framework of the project “German-Tunisian Partnership for capacity building in Technical textiles”...

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New STSMs call opened!

New STSMs call opened!

The CONTEXT team is pleased to announce the launch of the 6th call for CONTEXT STSM. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until December, 20th, 2020 (until the 8 places are taken or the total budget is spent).  More information available here: STSM

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CONTEXT was present at the CONTESS conference

CONTEXT was present at the CONTESS conference

Some WG4 members met in Brixen (Italy) during the CONTESS Conference, held from 25th to 26th September. Dr. Enrico Venturini from Next Technology Tecnotessile, WG4 leader, participated as speaker, by presenting CONTEXT and the Working Group. Other WG4 member,...

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CONTEXT WGs’ virtual meetings

CONTEXT WGs’ virtual meetings

Due to the cancellation of the activities planned in the second quarter of the year and of the difficulty to organize face-to-face meetings in the coming months, the leaders of the different groups decided to hold their next meeting virtually. The meetings have taken...

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CONTEXT first newsletter

CONTEXT first newsletter

CONTEXT has issued its first newsletter which includes a brief overview of the network, the major news about its activities as well as related news from its members. Download the newsletter here CONTEXT will be issuing a newsletter each semester (next is foreseen...

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State of the art reports published!

State of the art reports published!

WG1 and WG5 have issued the state of the art reports on smart textiles for healthcare and medicine applications and on smart textiles for sportswear and wearables. State of the art report on smart textiles for healthcare and medicine applications State of the art...

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Inmotion, Smart Textiles Conference –> CANCELLED

Inmotion, Smart Textiles Conference –> CANCELLED

CONTEXT has co-organized, together with SmartTex Netzwerk, the Inmotion conference on smart textiles. It was planned to take place in Weimar (Germany) from 27th to 29th April 2020. The conference will focus on solutions for automotive, aeronautics and personal...

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CONTEXT network met in Ljubljana

CONTEXT network met in Ljubljana

CONTEXT, the international network of experts in advanced textile materials, gathered more than 60 experts from 33 countries in Ljubljana on January 29th and 30th to participate at annual management committee meeting and the third working groups meetings. The meetings...

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Next CONTEXT WGs meeting and MC meeting in Slovenia

Next CONTEXT WGs meeting and MC meeting in Slovenia

CONTEXT members will meet on 29th and 30th January 2020 in Ljubljana (Slovenia). On the 29th the six CONTEXT working groups will held their meetings. On the 30th, the Management Committee meeting will take place. The host will be the University of Ljubljana.

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WG1 meeting and workshop in EMPA

WG1 meeting and workshop in EMPA

On 21st November, WG1 members met at EMPA facilities in St. Gallen (Switzerland). The participants visited the facilities of the research center and held a workshop in which they discussed about the trends of the medical and healthcare sectors related to textile...

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CONTEXT at the international conference ITMC in Morocco

CONTEXT at the international conference ITMC in Morocco

From November 13th to 15th, the international conference ITMC - International Conference on Intelligent Textiles & Mass Customisation was held in Marrakech. The ITMC is organized every two years and the organization rotates among the 5 coordinating countries...

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New calls opened! STSM and IC

The CONTEXT team is pleased to announce the launch of the 4th call for CONTEXT STSM (deadline November 8th 2019) and the 3rd call for International Conference (ICs with deadline October 31st 2019). More information available here: STSMICs

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Success in the first training school organized by CONTEXT

Success in the first training school organized by CONTEXT

From 17th to 20th September, the first training school organized by CONTEXT, the network of European experts in advanced textile materials, took place in Rethymno (Crete, Greece). Students included 16 professionals from 11 European countries with different profiles...

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CONTEXT was featured in Montenegro COST Info day

CONTEXT was featured in Montenegro COST Info day

Representatives from CONTEXT in Montenegro participated in the COST Info Day last September 17th in Podgorica (Montenegro). CONTEXT was featured in a poster along with other on-going COST Actions. Montenegro COST Info Day CONTEXT poster

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WG1 workshop in November

WG1 workshop in November

The next workshop of WG1 Smart Textiles in Healthcare & Medicine will be held on 21 November 2019 in EMPA St Gallen. Download the agenda here In case of interest to participate, please contact the WG1 leader (Dr. Yesim Oguz) by email...

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Workshop WG4 – Textile Innovation for Building and Living

Workshop WG4 – Textile Innovation for Building and Living

On 15th & 16th October 2019, CONTEXT will jointly organise with the Textile ETP, IVGT (German Technical Textile Association) and FKT (German Textile Research Council) an International Seminar on Advanced and Smart Textiles in Architecture, Construction &...

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CONTEXT presents the work plan for its second Grant Period

CONTEXT presents the work plan for its second Grant Period

CONTEXT MC is pleased to announce the upcoming activities scheduled for the second grant period of the action, from May 1st 2019 until April 30th 2020. Event Dates Place Participants Training School 16-20 September’19 Crete, Greece Budget for 12 trainees WG4 meeting...

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CONTEXT members met at TECHTEXTIL

CONTEXT members met at TECHTEXTIL

On 15th May, some CONTEXT members met during the exhibition TECHTEXTIL and TEXPROCESS in Frankfurt. The group visited the Smart Textiles Micro-Factory by the Institute for Textile Technology (ITA) from the RWTH Aachen University. Later on, after a meeting to discuss...

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2nd CALL FOR SHORT TERM SCIENTIFIC MISSIONS (1 STSM)

We are pleased to announce the opening of the 2nd Call for Short Term Scientific Missions (STSMs) of the COST Action CONTEXT (CA17107). WHAT ARE STSMs? STSMs are institutional visits aimed at supporting individual mobility, fostering collaboration between individuals...

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Follow the 1st CONTEXT live during January 31st!

Follow the 1st CONTEXT live during January 31st!

Here, you can follow the 1st CONTEXT conference via live streaming. The conference will start its streaming at 9.30 am CET on January 31st 2019. All sessions in the program will be live streamed.   After the conference, we will also publish the presentations and...

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First CONTEXT Conference

First CONTEXT Conference

The CONTEXT conference aims to publicly present the Network to main stakeholders, highlighting its origin and its added value in order involve the key players in the area of advanced textile materials such as researchers, the textile industry and the final users....

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CONTEXT KO meeting

CONTEXT KO meeting

On October 11th CONTEXT was officially established in Brussels. The kick off meeting, held at COST facilities, gathered more than 40 experts representing the 27 countries that initially constituted the Management Committee of CONTEXT: Austria, Belgium, Bosnia...

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CONTEXT will meet in Barcelona

CONTEXT will meet in Barcelona

  On January 30th, 31st and February 1st, Barcelona will host several events CONTEXT.   On January 30th in the afternoon, the first meeting of the 6 working groups will be held. The objective of this meeting is to share the different capacities of the...

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