FUSION Fashion Up-Skilling: Innovation Open Network

Crafts Council

Cooperation Project

England

2019

Total project grant (euros)

199,999

Sub-programme

Culture

Funding scheme

Creative Europe

Call number

EACEA 34/2018

Call publication date

18 Oct 2018

Application deadline

11 Dec 2018

Number of partners in project

4

Lead organisation

Limerick Institute of Technology – School of Art & Design (LSAD)

Partners

Crafts Council, UK

Fondazione Santagata Per L'Economia Della Cultura, Italy

Instituto Politécnico Do Cávado E Do Ave, Portugal

Bringing together craft, design and new technology to create smart textile solutions, the project hopes to increase access to new technologies in digital manufacturing, support the innovative role of fashion and textile institutes in Europe and promote new partnerships between emerging makers and designers in European countries.

FUSION’s proposed activities include capacity building masterclass series up-skilling makers and designers in digital fabrication, residencies and the development of a business focused toolkit for transferring creative skills into enterprise.

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