Hellenic Management Association, Greece
Official website: https://www.hcia.eu/
HCIA is a non-profit industrial association representing Greek companies from all sub-sectors of the clothing industry (men, women and children’s clothing, underwear, swimwear, shirts and fashion accessories). HCIA’s activities related to the project are through the management of the Textiles and Clothing Design Lab in Athens, which provides support for product design (cad facilities, design software etc.), small scale product prototyping facilities (in co-operation with the Athens make-lab), sourcing services, fashion trends, information and analysis, training services for SMEs and young designers (e.g. branding, export marketing, product cost analysis etc.) as well as social networking (artists, designers, SMEs, retailers, schools, consumers, exhibition organisers, export promoters, heritage foundations, research organisations, etc.) and processing and preparation for clustering and new labs development.