R&D Projects


SUSTAINAGILE (2020 – 2021)


Project’s main objective:  Innovation of the work environment for a sustainable fashion industry – an initiative led by employees from fashion industry to analyze Agile practices and identify ways in which to integrate these in their work.

      Katty Fashion is the beneficiary of the Agile learning practices through a virtual laboratory  in online working space – a platform provided by Atelierul de Idei , the only Romanian company certified to support training and consulting activities in the Agile area applied in human resources.

Project funding: This project has received funding from European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program / Start at Best  Call for Funding Proposals/20200302/EU.

Website: https://startatbest.eu/


C-Voucher (2019)


Project’s main objective: Support European SMEs in transforming their value chains (business models) from linear to circular ones. 

Katty Fashion was the beneficiary of Innovation Voucher (1st Call) which enabled the implementation of a circular solution proposal titled “To Zero Waste in Garment Design and Manufacturing”. Solution’s objective was to develop collaborative, efficient and sustainable product development process by leveraging the use of various digital tools including 3D virtual prototyping.

Project funding: Horizon 2020, EC Circular Economy Acceleration Program for SMEs, C-Voucher – Circularize ValUe CHains across European Regional Innovation Strategies.

Website: www.c-voucher.com


DigitaliseSME (2019)


Project’s main objective: Support for Digitalisation to enhance SMEs’ capacity to go international and innovate.

Katty Fashion was the beneficiary of the Pilot Project “Digital Enablers in SMEs”.

Project funding: Co-financed by the European Commission’s DG CONNECT based on the proposal by the European Parliament.

Website: www.digitalisesme.eu


INKREATE (2017-2018)


Project’s main objective: Facilitate fashion design development and decision-making process by creating a software solution uniquely adapted to the needs of the fashion industry.

Project funding: InKreate has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program, H2020-ICT-2016-2017.

Website: www.inkreate.eu


NEOCEL (2016-2019)


Project’s main objective: Develop innovative and economically feasible processes for sustainable production of high quality textile fibers from reactive high-cellulose pulps.

Project funding: Neocel has received funding from the Bio Based Industries Joint Undertaking under the European’s Union Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Program.

Website: www.neocel.eu


E&E Fashion (2016-2018)


Project’s main objective: Develop European based teaching and training Toolkit to support the implementation of work based learning in all stages of VET.

Project funding: E&E Fashion project has received funding from the European Union’s Erasmus + Programme.

Website: www.colegiulstefanescu.ro/eefashion