On 7th May 2018, Mr. Gan Pin, Ms. Song Yang, Ms. Zhong Qian, Mr. Yan Ming and Mr. Fu Zhigang from the Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality visited the Associate Laboratory LSRE-LCM guided by Professor Alírio Rodrigues, Dr. Ana Mafalda Ribeiro and Dr. Alexandre Ferreira.
During the visit, collaborations for the development of green technologies were discussed.
LSRE-LCM thanks to the Shanghai Municipality Commission the visit and hopes that it can start a collaboration soon!
The CORK.a.TEX-YARN is a co-promotion demonstration project, promoted by SEDACOR - Sociedade Exportação de Produtos de Cortiça, Lda in partnership with the company Têxteis Penedo S.A., and with two entities of the Scientific and Technological System: CITEVE (Technological Centre for the Textile and Clothing Industries of Portugal) and the Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto, through the Associate Laboratory LSRE-LCM.
Supported by COMPETE 2020, under the Portugal 2020 Partnership Agreement, through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), this project "Cork.a.Tex-Yarn: Yarn Coated with Cork Additives" involved an eligible investment of around € 392.000 and an incentive of ERDF of around € 244.000.
The objective of the CORK.a.TEX-YARN project was the scalability, optimization and industrial validation of the innovative concept of yarn coated with micro cork additives, developed with great success in the scope of the project "Cork-a-Tex – Textiles with high incorporation of cork".
At FEUP/LSRE-LCM the project started on October 1, 2016, with a duration of 18 months (ended on March 31, 2018) under the coordination of Professor Fernando Pereira.
See the promotional video of the success of this project at:
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