Functional Textiles - Making Portugal proud

In 2017, according to the ATP - Textile and Clothing Association of Portugal, Technical Textiles contributed with 25% of total textile exports in Portugal. As time goes by, it is expected that the importance of functional textiles in the Portuguese economy keeps growing.

Aware of this, Ana Lehmann - the Portuguese Secretary of State of Industry - reacted to the Portuguese press coverage on SKHINCAPS posting in her facebook page that "Functional textiles and CeNTI are a pride for Portugal".

SKHINCAPS Consortium is proud to be pushing functional textiles forward!

 

Read more here (in PT only)

SKHINCAPS on the May issue of Open Access Government

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