Competitiveness & collaborative innovation
Techtera is the French innovation cluster for textiles, based in Lyon. We support our 197 members in the emergence, structuration and implementation of their collaborative R&D projects. Since 2005, we have approved and supported 210 financed R&D projects, for a global budget of € 546 million. We also provide business services: international collective missions, pavilions on trade shows, business launching of innovative products, identification of textile solutions for all industries.4 good reasons to become a member
European level certification The "Cluster Management Excellence
- Anchor and develop the roots of innovation: all studies demonstrate a correlation between the results of a company and its ability to innovate. Joining Techtera means taking part in a proactive approach to innovation.
- Share risks, ressources and access to specific public fundings: the labelling of projects by Techtera optimises your chances of accessing national and European fundings. Furthermore collaborative innovation allows you to enhance your investments.
- Access key players of textile innovation: seeking a skill, taking advantage of opportunities, setting up technological collaborations in the textile sector: the Techtera network meets your needs.
- Benefit from high performance services: Techtera offers varied and relevant animation programs, assistance in your R&D projects, optimised visibility with influential key players, support on international markets...
Label Gold" is given by the European Cluster Excellence Initiative. It acknowledges the highly sophisticated cluster management of Techtera and the success and commitment of the cluster to further improve its organisational structure and routines. Techtera is the first textile cluster to obtain the "Label Gold".