Save the date for the  big technology & innovation EXCHANGE EVENT in Czech Republic!






The covid-19 limitations will be lifted for travelling soon and EXTRATEX will have the big exchange event in Czech Republic in September this year.

 About the event:

Czech Republic is the industrial heart of Europe. We would like to kindly invite you to take part in Extratex ClusterXchange program and visit Czech companies, academic and research institutes to gain knowledge through interesting presentations and company visits or to find new partners for your business, projects and innovation ideas during B2B meetings. Stay with us for whole week to work and also to discover new regions, people, good food and beer. 

  • Duration: 20th - 24th September 2021
  • Location: Czech Republic – Liberec, Plzeň
  • Focus area: Advanced technologies & production, smart materials, cross-sector collaboration development
  • Host: CLUTEX cluster technical textiles
  • Visitors: Cluster organizations, SME´s representatives (3 full days), Scaling-up organizations other than SME´s (5 full days), Partners of EXTRATEX consortium (full event)

Participants can be financially supported by the project budget, to cover their travel expenses. Click here to find your local support organisation for details.

Program schedule:

Date & Location




10:00 – 10:30,Registration and welcoming of the participants

14:30 – 16:30





Activity: Excursion of selected departments and lectures at Technical University in Liberec

Short profile:

The Technical University in Liberec consists of 7 faculties and institutes focused on different fields of expertise included automotive, plastics, machinery, nanomaterials, advanced technologies and innovation, mechatronics and healthstudies. The group of visitors will be divided according to their interests.

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Activity: Company visit – Modelárna LIAZ, spol. s r.o., Liberec

Short profile:

The main activity of the company Modelárna LIAZ, spol. s r.o. consists in the development, design and production of parts, tools and jigs for the automotive, power engineering and aerospace industries. The company uses different kind of technologies (3D printing – sand print, CNC milling, foaming, welding…).

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Overnight in Liberec, social event


10:00 – 12:00

12:30 – 16:00





Activity: Company visit - ELMARCO s.r.o., Liberec

Short profile:

Elmarco is the industry′s first and leading supplier of industrial scale nanofiber production equipment.


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Activity: Company visit – VUTS, a.s., Liberec

Short profile:

VUTS focuses on the research, development and manufacture of machinery and equipment for the processing industry, above all, in the area of machining, textile, printing, food, packing and medical engineering.

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Overnight in Liberec, Wednesday Morning travelling to Roudnice/Lovosice nad Labem, 1:45 drive by car


10:30 – 12:30

13:00 – 16:00






Activity: Company visit – Pardam Nano4fibres s.r.o.

Short profile:

Company Nano4fibres have been operating in the field of nanofibers creation for more than ten years and, as one of the few in the world use centrifugal spinning technology to produce inorganic nanofibers.

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Activity: Matchmaking meeting and individual meetings between participants, CLUTEX member representatives and other invited partners


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Travelling to Plzeň, approx. 1:30 hour drive to Plzeň, overnight in Plzeň


10:00 – 12:00

12:30 – 16:00





Activity: Excursion of selected departments and lectures

West Bohemia University - RICE (smart textiles department)

Short profile:

RICE is a complete research chain, from basic theoretical research through applied research to the development and testing of functional models and prototypes.

West Bohemia University is a member of Autoklastr – Czech Automotive Cluster.


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Activity: Company presentations and matchmaking meetings, individual meetings

Will be completed according to the participant requests.


Company presentations:

GoodPRO, s.r.o.

Short profile:GoodPRO is focused on production and development of personal protective equipment against heat risks under our own brand GoodPRO®.

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SILON a.s.

Short profile:SILON, a leading producer of technical compounds and polyester staple fibers, offers a wide range of products and technical assistance, and an individual approach to development projects, which makes us more than just a manufacturer of plastics.

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Overnight in Plzeň


10:00 – 12:30






Activity: Company visit – Applycon s.r.o., Plzeň

Short profile:

Applycon core business is to produce wearable electronics, intelligent textiles, connector technologies, and cable assemblies. They specialize in applied development and manufacture using modern systems, materials and manufacturing designs.

More info:

End of the event, travelling home (approx. 1:30 hour drive)


A minimum presence at 3 days is required for SMEs to be eligible for travel reimbursement (for other organizations the presence to the full programme is required to be eligible for travel reimbursement). All participants have to subscribe to the dedicated section of the European Cluster Collaboration Platform. The instructions about registration and access to the financial support will follow on EXTRATEX website:

Participating organizations will be assisted by their EXTRATEX partner. In case of the pandemic situation will get worse, the event will be transferred in an on-line space. Change of programme is reserved!


EXTRATEX project coordinator                                       Host organization                                

Next Technology Tecnotessile r.l.                                       CLUTEX cluster technical textiles

Mr. Enrico Venturini                                                               Mrs. Ladislava Zaklova                                    

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