<p>&nbsp;</p> <p align="justify">Textile innovation is what guides the clothing design process of the firm <strong><strong>Facil en Fil, which set up operations in 2007 in Lyon-Ecully, with the help of Aderly</strong></strong>. Facil en Fil creates clothing adapted to the elderly and people with reduced mobility. The clothing makes it easier for them to get dressed, which saves time and of course improves the comfort and independence of this segment of the population.<br></p> <p align="justify"><strong>The company belongs to the <a title="" style="color: rgb(224, 32, 32);" href="https://www.aderly.com/techtera_secteur_textile/index,p,187,EN.jsp" target="_blank">nationally-ranked competitiveness cluster Techtera</a>, which encourages innovation in technical and functional textiles</strong>. The cluster represents the highest concentration of such specialized firms in Europe, gathering <strong>world leaders such as Bluestar Silicones, Porcher and Herm&#232;s</strong>. Techtera has 110 members, 80% of whom are manufacturers, with a large number of SMEs and a total of 19,000 jobs, accounting for 65% of France&#8217;s total production capacity.<br><br>Last February, at the inauguration of the Futurotextiles 3 expo in Paris, <strong>Fleur Pellerin, Minister Delegate for Industrial Recovery, in charge of small and medium-sized enterprises, innovation and the digital economy, cited the example of the Techtera cluster and the performance of the textile industry in general</strong>, stating, &#8220;the textile industry today, by seizing the opportunities created by progress in chemicals, micro and nano technologies, can develop its full potential and demonstrate that this sector has a promising future ahead.&#8221; <br><br><strong>Textile 2020, a meta-cluster project specializing in <strong><a title="" style="color: rgb(224, 32, 32);" href="https://www.aderly.com/creation-fashion-industrie-france/mode-textile-creation,p,62,EN.jsp" target="_blank">technical textiles</a><a href="https://www.aderly.com/creation-fashion-industrie-france/mode-textile-creation,p,62,EN.jsp"></a></strong><a title="" style="color: rgb(224, 32, 32);" href="https://www.aderly.com/creation-fashion-industrie-france/mode-textile-creation,p,62,EN.jsp" target="_blank"> </a></strong>was created in September 2012, federating eight European competitiveness clusters in the textile industry (including Techtera). The project was developed in order to foster synergies for international development actions led by the clusters. Textile 2020 is looking to expand into new markets and build technology partnerships beyond Europe.<br></p>