EURATEX represents the interests of Europe’s textile and clothing industry on behalf of 174,000 companies which employ some 1.7 million workers in the EU (2015). EURATEX deals with a broad range of policy issues which are of key importance to the industry, among which: EU industrial and international trade policies, EU sustainable policies (environment, resource efficiency, etc.),Eu innovation and research policies, EU social and skills policies as well as sector economics and statistics

GNOSI ANAPTIXIAKI NGO ​is a non-governmental, non-political and non-profit making, national based development agency situated in Thessaloniki, Greece. It was established in 1997.

The Hellenic Fashion Industry Association has vast experience of EU projects coordination and implementation, and represent Greek companies from all sub-sectors of the fashion industry. Participating in the negotiation of sectoral and regional collective agreements; providing information and consulting relating the commercial, industrial and social policy matters including training and education consulting and support.

Prato Textile Museum is Italy’s largest centre for the study, conservation and exhibition of historic and contemporary textiles. Research, exhibitions, educational activities, conferences and other cultural initiatives to enhance and communicate textile heritage are the main actions of the Prato Textile Museums mission. The museum collections comprise textiles and clothing from pre-colombian age to 20Th century,  contemporary textiles, sample books and textile machinery and instruments.

The University of the Arts London (UAL) is Europe’s largest specialist Arts and Design University, bringing together six arts, design, fashion and communication Colleges with more than 3,000 academic, research and technical staff and about 19,000 students from more than 100 countries. UAL is actively engaged in research and innovation as well as artistic, cultural and education projects.