CETI - EUROPEAN CENTRE FOR INNOVATIVE TEXTILES

Project information

Index: 1083R4
Acronym:PLUSTEX
Priority:1: Innovation and the knowledge economy
Sub Theme:Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Location FRANCE NORD - PAS-DE-CALAIS Nord - Pas-de-Calais Start/End date of the practice
Start: 2012
End: In progress

Topic of the practice

Diversify production towards high-quality, speciality and high-tech textiles and niche products

Good Practice Information

CETI is an innovative technological facility offering exceptional skills and high-level technological equipment
(more than 20 machines). With more than 100 technology solutions to help develop and test new products,
CETI assists companies from different business sectors to do research, and to promote innovation and
technology transfer. The dedicated team of 12 people – engineers and technicians
provides research,
joint projects for product development, technical assistance, prototyping and training.
CETI’s EUR 24.2 million, 12,500 m² building has been built by a non-trading real-estate consortium with 50%
public funds. Its equipment, worth EUR 15.3 million, is 80% publicly funded by the Region, ERDF and Greater Lille. CETI is
managed by several public and private T&C
partners.

Evidence of success

Unique collection of technological equipment: diversity and high level of technical expertise which makes CETI unique.
A team of technicians and engineers trained to state-of-the-art equipment.
Scientific committee with responsibility for determining CETI's future direction on R&D and composed of renowned researchers and representatives from leading companies.

Contact details to obtain further information on the practice

Pascal Denizart (General Manager)

CETI - EUROPEAN CENTRE FOR INNOVATIVE TEXTILES

pascal.denizart@ceti.com

www.ceti.com

Annex completed on: 03-01-2015

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