Cork-a-Tex Project – Development of Textile Substrates incorporating cork

The Cork-a-Tex Project has an execution period from January 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015.

With an investment amount of 426 thousand Euros, the Cork-a-Tex project has as its objective the development of textile substrates with cork incorporation.

The aim is to develop innovative, high performance products that simultaneously incorporate the properties of textile substrates and the functional benefits of cork.

The project is financed by QREN, under the Operational Program Competitiveness Factors, in the amount of about 294 thousand Euros, from the European Regional Development Fund.

The project has the participation of the promoter SEDACOR – Sociedade exportadora de artigos de cortiça, Lda, and the co-promoters, TÊXTEIS PENEDO S.A., CITEVE – Centro Tecnológico das Indústrias Têxteis e do Vestuário de Portugal and FEUP – Universidade do Porto – Faculdade de Engenharia.