Work Packages

Work package Leader: UAL

1.Information Collection: existing & emerging bio-based textile materials & recycling techniques, inside/outside of the consortium
2.Scenario Building:based on prototype designs (cross-related to WP5-6 -LCA, social impacts, microfactory and networked manufacturing concepts)
3.Creation and application of design guidelinesto concepts for optimised use, upcycling, re-use and repair of bio-based textiles
4.Scenario analysisthrough ‘digital twinning’ and Lifecycle Analysis / Lifecycle Thinking (LCA/LCT)methods to test proposed guidelines
5.Development of software toolfor brands and designers comprising insights from previous Tasks

Work package Leader: TNO

1.Develop a cellulose material for wet spinning valorisingcurrently unused bio-based waste streams(lignocellulosic biomass)
2.Develop a cellulose material for wet spinning valorisingmarine biomass (seaweed)
3.Scale-up and optimise biorefinery to produce materials for wet spinning (inWP3)
4.Generate guidelines for industrial scale biorefinery production ofthe materialsfrom lignocellulosic biomass and seaweed

Work package Leader: CTB

1.Develop ‘strength’ filaments and fibres based on melt spinning process
2.Develop ‘comfort’ filaments and fibres based on wet spinning process
3.Hybrid yarn production for improved functional properties
4.Scale up and optimise the spinning processes (to provide materials for WP4)
5.Guidelines for industrial scale wet and melt spinning of filaments and fibres for garment making

Work package Leader: EUT

1.Develop woven and knitted fabrics using bio-basedyarns and with minimal microfibre loss
2.Develop bio-basedink formulations for printing
3.Develop bio-baseddyeing, finishing and coating processes for ‘aesthetics’ and for minimal microfibre loss
4.Guidelines for industrial scale dyeing, printing, coating & finishing processes of bio-based textile intermediates

Work package Leader: DITF

1.Overall assessment of technological developments
2.Setup of digital circular value chain based on the microfactory and networked manufacturing concepts
3.Manufacturing of at least 2 prototype garments using digital microfactory and networked production
4.Full characterization of the prototype bio-based garments to verify compliance with end users’ and circularity requirements
5.Development of strategies and guidelines for wide spread industrial take-up of HEREWEAR approach

Work package Leader: RISE

1.Analysis of (micro)fibre release from bio-based fabrics, including amount and biodegradability
2.Environmental Assessment (LCA) of thebio-based materials
3.Calculation of the total costs (LCC) along the life cycle of the materials
4.Analysis of the social impact (s-LCA) of the bio-based garments

Work package Leader: TCBL

1.Building the stakeholder community starting from TCBL community and expand for enhanced cooperation
2.Service development for systemic innovation and uptake of resultswithin stakeholder community (consulting)
3.Software platform for practical implementation
4.Transparency implementation via ‘certified labelling’ for shared vision
5.Set-up & seeding of local circular networks, tapping into the social enterprises

Work package Leader: MIRTEC

1.Dissemination and communication: via project web site, conferences and fairs and high impact media
2.Exploitation: measures to protect IPR, development of business plans and pursuing the commercial exploitation of foreground
3.Training and technology transfer
4.Pro-active risk management and contingency
5.Input to relevant standardisation committees/work groups

Work package Leader: CTB

1.Efficient management at administrative and technical level: taking appropriate actions to meet the project objectives and assuring the continuing commitment of the HEREWEARpartners.
2.Day-to-day coordination: ensuring integration of all activities, organising the information flow, GA meetings, etc.
3.Provide detailed activity reporting and planning, enabling the EC to properly review the project progress.
4.Efficient Data Management