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An invite to join the Herewear community
CEDECS-TCBL is partner in Herewear, a project focusing on local production of bio-based textiles. TCBL members are invited to join the Herewear...
COP26 Report from Mark Shayler – TCBL Days 2021
TCBL Days kicked off with a very timely intervention from Mark Shayler “from a green bubble” inside the innovation zone of the 2021...
shemakes project announces open call for labs
The shemakes.eu project, of which TCBL is lead partner, announces an open call for labs to get funding for activities that promote gender equality in...
TCBL Days 2021 Announced: our Relaunch Event
Join us in the key event that marks the launch of the newly formed TCBL Association, the non-profit carrying forward the TCBL network together with...
This is the world’s largest digital library of circular textiles activities
October 8 2021 is World Circular Textiles Day. In preparation, organizers have been building the world’s largest digital library of circular...
CirCoAX offers up to €12k funding for circular projects
As strategic partner of the CirCoAX project, TCBL is pleased to announce their open call for SME's that will provide up to €12,000 funding...
PACE circular economy action agenda published
PACE, the Platform for Accelerating Circular Economy, has published its action agenda for the textile industry. TCBL is listed as a contributor.
TCBL part of Herewear project
CEDECS-TCBL, acting on behalf of the TCBL Network, is partner in the European Union funded project Herewear, which seeks a holistic approach to the...
TCBL joins forces for shemakes project
Announcing our involvement in a new project, shemakes, that empowers women in the textile and clothing industry.
TCBL featured in EU Research and Innovation video
In light of EU Research and Innovation Days (June 23-24, 2021), the European Commission asks users how they imagine the future. TCBL is included as...
TCBL recognized by the EC as a success story
The European Commission recognizes select funded projects as "success stories" to feature on their website. TCBL is one of them...
Re-FREAM project presents prototypes
The research project Re-FREAM presents the results of the first round of co-creation residencies ARS ELECTRONICA 2020. Now also available on the Re-...
Re-Fashion challenge to accelerate textile industry’s circular development
The French eco-fashion organisation offers EU brands 50% funding to launch sustainable products on the market over the next three years. Applications...
Who made my mask?
It’s Fashion Revolution Day, ensuring that we never forget the anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse of 2013. In this “Coronavirus...
Masks for solidarity
In Palermo, the Covid-19 crisis hasn’t stopped TCBL Lab Sartoria Sociale from continuing their mission of textile upcycling and social...
Help TCBL win the Horizon Impact Award
The European Commission recognises and celebrates outstanding Horizon 2020 projects with the Horizon Impact Award, and TCBL is submitting its...
SmartX launch and funding opportunity - deadline Feb 15 2020
SmartX Europe, short for the European Smart Textiles Accelerator is a 3-year programme that will support up to 40 smart textile projects for a total...
Fondazione Lineapiù Italia presents the 6th edition of the Talents project that supports a young knitwear designer.
ELIIT funding opportunity - deadline March 17 2020
The European light industries innovation and technology (ELIIT) project has opened up a call to select and support 25 partnerships between SMEs...
Sqetch and Sourcebook merger: a match made in TCBL
The online B2B sourcing platforms for the fashion and textiles industry, Sqetch (Amsterdam) and Sourcebook (Berlin), have joined forces to create an...
Open call: Fashion Pitch Night & Tech Expo searching for innovators
Fashion Pitch Night and FashionTech Expo are annual events in Paris featuring the most innovative fashion startups of today. Applications now open...
ECO-TLC Innovation Challenge (deadline Nov 29, 2019)
TCBL is pleased to spread the word of this funding opportunity on behalf of our partner ECO-TLC’s annual Innovation Challenge, which has so far...
Two C-Voucher funding opportunities
Two open C-Voucher calls of interest to the TCBL Community. A C-Voucher is a monetary funding opportunity for SMEs in traditional industries (...
Your August 2019 TCBL reading list
August is a month of holidays for many Europeans, but the conversation on sustainable fashion didn’t slow down - if anything, at the end of the...
Workplace design for smarter - not harder - work
It’s easy, especially in 2019, to spout sustainability buzzwords, decry fast fashion in marketing materials, and wax poetic about slower,...
Opportunities for Blockchain in the Fashion Industry
Blockchain is hailed as a ‘trust technology’ as it redefines the way transactions work by disintermediating middlemen and kick-starting...
Your July 2019 reading list
This month’s reading list focuses on traceability and labels – one of TCBL Foundation’s core values - and production rhythm, from...
The way forward
TCBL assists with implementing innovative sustainable transport solutions such as PimPamPost.
Knitting community and sewing the seeds of fashion’s future
Piazza Sant’Anna in Palermo’s Kalsa neighborhood has all the trappings of a postcard-perfect southern Italian square, complete with a...
Your June 2019 Reading List
In this month in highlight the future of fashion thinking about the education of next designers, and some news on cotton, from the fields to dying;...