Milan ? The European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers, CEMATEX is to provide a grant to all participants at the Research & Education Pavilion at ITMA 2015, equivalent to a subsidy of at least 50 per cent of the exhibition booth costs.
Announcing the subsidy, Charles Bedouin, President of CEMATEX said that investments in research and development, as well as education and training, were extremely important if the textile and garment industry is to stay ahead of the technology curve. ?Due to strong response and positive feedback following our initiative at ITMA 2011, we have decided to continue to provide the grant to pavilion participants at ITMA 2015,? he said. ?We are inviting even more institutions to leverage on the ITMA platform to showcase their projects, capabilities and programmes, and these institutions will be able to enjoy discounts of at least 50 per cent of their booth cost.?