The European GALACTICA project will support the creation of new value chains in the textile and aerospace industry based on advanced manufacturing, that is, on the application of advanced digital technologies to carry out the process of manufacturing in a more efficient way.
The project has a total budget of € 5M from which € 4M are directly targeted to support SMEs to innovate with diverse mechanisms including € 3M financial support through two open calls for proposals, hackathons and travel grants.
Technological Corporation of Andalusia (CTA), AEI Tèxtils (coordinator) and ATEVAL are the Spanish partners of this project, which is made up of 10 European partners and funded by the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme of the European Union (EU).
- Coordinator: AEI Tèxtils
- Next Technology Tecnotessile
- Suderelbe AG
- Pôle EMC2
- European Business Angel Network (EBAN)
- Science Park Graz
- Technological Corporation of Andalusia (CTA)
Budget and deadline
Budget: € 4.999.848
Deadline: 1/09/2020 - 28/03/2023
CTA leads the work package aimed at launching two calls for advanced manufacturing SMEs. CTA is the entity responsible for the implementation of the call, the selection of external experts, the evaluation of the proposals and the monitoring of the financed SMEs.