ATEVAL is a private industrial association. It has more than 450 associated textile companies, and represents almost 11.000 persons employed. ATEVAL has cooperated with various entities in European projects. It has human resources expert in coordinating European projects, in direction the work team for the dissemination and intellectual property rights.
ATEVAL began its work on projects of European calls in 2004 with the LIFE program. From this experience ATEVAL has participated actively putting forward its proposals to various programs of European calls. These projects have been and they are a tool for placing ATEVAL and textile companies representing the starting position in international markets, equipped with all necessary options for the development of R+D+i in order to be competitive in the globalized world in which we live. The possibility to cooperate with institutions and companies from other countries, other sectors are a tool to improve competitiveness of the sector and a door to diversification and technification.