CITEVE is the Technological Centre for the Portuguese Textile and Clothing Industry, created in 1989. As a private non-profit organization, it has 500 associated companies and more than 2000 customers. CITEVE’s main activities are technology transfer, laboratorial analysis, IPR information, training, technical and vocational secondary education, certification & standardisation activities and R&D activities at national and European level.
CITEVE has 150 specialised staff, covering all business areas and specific technical demands of the textile & clothing sector, like the Training and Education Area where we have 15 workers and more that 100 apprentices per day.
CITEVE has also a major role in implementation of EC and National projects towards the improvement of competitiveness of the T&C industries, which are very vulnerable to the increasing competition. In the field of Technology transfer, CITEVE has participated several initiatives sponsored by EC, such as LEONARDO, INTERREG, LIFE+
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