Europe's first nano textile conference announced

April 20, 2004

Brussels, 19 Apr 2004

The European NanoBusiness Association is organising Europe's first conference on nanotechnology in the textiles sector, EuroNano Tex 2004, in Barcelona, Spain, on 28 and 29 June.

Europe is the world's largest exporter of textiles, and the industry is critical to the health and competitiveness of the European economy. In the drive for knowledge enabled and value added products, nanotechnology offers opportunities to maintain the competitiveness of Europe's textile industry.

Participants at EuroNano Tex 2004 will examine issues such as:
- the key economic drivers for change in the textiles sector;
- the effect of nanotechnology on the competitiveness of the sector;
- how nanotechnology is already being applied to the textile industry;
- future trends and directions.

For further information, please consult the following web address: ml

CORDIS RTD-NEWS / © European Communities

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