Software Tools for Textile Creatives - OptimTex
Objectives of the project:
Preparing new educational materials on up-to-date textile design
Improving employability of textile creatives within industry &
research by means of adequate instruments.
Fostering digital skills uptake by implementing e-learning
instruments, platform and glossary of modern textile terms.
Creating educational synergies by enabling student mobility.
main outcomes of the project:
A Course of textile software applications with 5 modules:
Design software for weaving
Design software for knitting
Design software for virtual prototyping of clothing
Design software for embroidery
Design software for experimental design of e-textiles;
A Guide for tech-transfer and for applying software solutions within
A free web e-learning instrument for quick access to the project’s
The project’s website with digital & multimedia content on
A Moodle e-learning platform with implemented courses in national
Three Intensive Study Programs - ISP (60 HEI students envisaged);
A Glossary with 100 modern textile terms for supporting students
Six workshops / multiplier events (115 professionals from the
textile industry envisaged)
Workplan, Quality Management Plan, Dissemination and Sustainability
Plan for supporting project management
Dissemination: papers, posters, leaflets, press releases,
presentations at events & fairs etc.
OptimTex target group:
60 HEI students
115 Young professionals in textiles
by Intensive study programs & free web e-learning instrument
addressed by Multiplier events (Workshops)