On 27-28 April 2015 in Krakow the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs in cooperation with TAIEX (Technical Assistance and Information Exchange instrument managed by the Directorate-General for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations) and the Małopolska Krakow Region are organising a conference on Digital integration, energy and resource efficiency in the textile and clothing industry in the Euro-Mediterranean area.
European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, Elżbieta Bieńkowska will open the conference in the historic Cloth Hall (Sukiennice) in Krakow.
The main objective of the conference is to exchange experiences regarding successful business practices, programmes and policies related to digital communication (e-business), energy-efficiency, the sustainability of textile materials and sustainable textile chemistry and water management in EU, Mediterranean partner and Western Balkan countries.
The conference is organised within the framework of the Euro-Mediterranean Dialogue on the textile and clothing industry. The conference will be held in English and French with simultaneous two-way translation.