Disseminating Innovative Research - Sustainability Consult is a partner on RESYNTEX and leads the project’s communications efforts. The forward-thinking research aims to develop a new circular economy concept for the textile and chemical industries.
Starting in June 2015, the project will run through to end-2018. Using industrial symbiosis, it aims to produce secondary raw materials from unwearable textile waste. Twenty project partners from across ten different EU member states include industrial associations, businesses, SMEs and research institutes.
The €11 million undertaking received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. Horizon 2020 is a financial instrument implementing the Innovation Union, an initiative aimed at securing Europe's global competitiveness.