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The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge
United Kingdom
Project Coordination (WP8), leader of WP5 (Multi-Scale, Multi-Domain Modelling/Simulation and Characterization) and WP7 (Exploitation and Dissemination). Participation in WP1, on functional materials for fibre tactile sensor, WP2, on fibre tactile sensor fabrication, and WP6, supporting standardization tasks.
The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford
United Kingdom
Material development and optimization for fibre based electrode, lighting and energy (WP1) and implementation on the fibre components (WP2); Monitoring demonstration system (WP4); Dissemination and exploitation (WP7).
UNINOVA – Instituto de desenvolvimento de novas tecnologias

Project dissemination, communication, education and training (WP7). Fibre extrusion and functionalization, particularly with metal oxides, and integration in electrodes/interconnects, transistors, energy harvesting devices and sensors (WP1 and WP2). Support material/device modeling tasks (WP5).

CeNTI – Centre for Nanotechnology and Smart Materials
Development of fibre structured individual components and devices, with emphasis on materials development and processing conditions for the fibre-based devices (WP2 leader). Development of fibre weaving and knitting fabrication technology (WP3). Support for development of the integration and fabrication methods for the industrial applications (WP4). Safety analysis and strategy for standardization (WP6). Elaboration of business plan (WP7).
Lay the ground for further component integration, scale-up and further testing validation. WP3 leader, leading the development of the fibre processing technology and fibre weaving technology for smart textile (WP2, 3). Explore textile structure and hybrid integration with their core competence in textile electronics, weaving, and 3D textile structure (WP4).
Textilforschungsinstitut Thüringen-Vogtland e.V.
Develop new processes for the functionalization of fibres/yarns, modify or develop their integration and interconnection processes in textiles and test fibres and fabrics on their textile and electrical behavior and limits (WP1-4).
Silvaco Europe Ltd
United Kingdom
Multiscale modelling (WP5), including modelling of materials and processes to create functioning devices and development of novel compact models based on both obtained measurements as well as the TCAD simulations. System cost modelling and partitioning for some of the products closest to market. Managing outreach activities for European modelling clusters.
Saati S.p.A.
Design, development and realization of fibre-based smart textiles. WP4 leader, leading the work on the demonstration phase of three pilot applications through the integration of weaving technologies with industrial processes and technologies of the targeted application fields.
Development of solutions for protection based on functional textiles. Development of the processing technologies & products for industrial applications based in 3D textile structure.
Solvay Specialty Polymers Italy s.p.a.
work package 1 leader, manufacturer of electro active materials, having different dielectric constants, polymerization screening in pilot plant in order to obtain the different polymer grades (composition, molecular weight, ferro-para electric transition point) to be tested by partners.
Henkel AG & Co. KGaA – Adhesive Technology
Supply and develop flexible conducting and non-conduction adhesive materials, solders, inks & coatings for the interconnection on fibres or between fibres, of flexible thermal management materials, protective materials for electronic devices, circuits and interconnections; benchmarking, characterization and optimization (WP1-4). Optimization of processability of materials for electronic interconnections and protection of delicate electronics (WP3). Supply and develop surface mount adhesives for integration of fibre based electronics (WP3) and give input on safety and standardization (WP6).
LG Display Germany GmbH
Development of fibre processing technology and smart technical textiles as the industrial platform for non-clothing applications (WP1, WP2, WP4).
BIOelectronics & Advanced Genomic Engineering srl
Electrical characterization of stretchable electrodes and interconnections and supporting partners in other electrical characterization needs (WP2). Wall curtain lighting system integration, namely simulation, design, realization and assembly of electronic drivers (WP4).
Philips Lighting B.V.
Responsible for one application (light emitting curtain) and advice, discuss and specify the architecture based on components available in the project. Application will be realized and validated by experts as well as people considered as end-consumers. Supporting the work on safety and standardization.