Allianz Faserbasierte Werkstoffe
The future belongs to fiber based materials. Die Allianz Faserbasierte Werkstoffe (AFBW – Alliance fiber based materials) shapes this future – acress all industries, national, sustainable. AFBW was founded in 2010 and in the meantime is one of the most powerful networks in Europe and important pulse generator in the market of fiber based materials.
Cluster Technical Textiles Neckar-Alb
Linked – informed – innovative: For bundling regional competences and to stimulate groundbreaking innovations in the field of technical textiles, the Cluster Technical Textiles Neckar-Alb (techtex) was set up in February 2012 by IHK Reutlingen (Reutlingen Chamber of Commerce and Industry). Currently, more than 50 companies, research institutes and initiatives are participating in the cluster activities.
The main responsibilities of the cluster’s management are linking the stakeholders, providing textile relevant information as well as initiating new research projects including the consulting of grants.