Networks & Associations
The following links are organisations and information we would like to promote in support of the Knowledge Platform. Please take the time to find out more.
The Textile Centre of Excellence is a not-for-profit company owned by its members, primarily textile manufacturing companies throughout the Yorkshire and Humber region. The Centre delivers a wide range of training and development support. Training provided includes apprenticeships and NVQs, Leadership and Management training, Health & Safety, IT and Fork Lift Truck training. The Centre has provided support to over 1,500 companies over the last year. The Centre is also a UK hub for innovation, research and development.
Skillset is the Sector Skills Council for fashion and textiles. "As a Sector Skills Council, we exist to help employers to compete in a global market, by ensuring access to a skilled workforce, capable of delivering added-value products and services."
Textranet is a textile transfer network promoting the exchange of ideas in Technical Textiles throughout Europe.
Crosstex is a Regional and National Research Agency cooperating to make funding fully available for European Textile Research.
Euratex is the European Apparal and Textile Confederation.
Here you can find the Handbook on IP issues for the Textile Sector.
Huddersfield Textile Society was founded in 1903, representing and bringing together members of the local textile industry