Fostering the Garment Industry Competitiveness: The ICT Contribution


  • Universita di Genova, Italy


The paper addresses a new holistic organization paradigm along the garment value chain, covering the main advanced technology innovation solutions at the aim to foster industry sustainability and competitiveness. The proposed manufacturing system will allow the garment industry to fully satisfy the final customer requirements in terms of functionality, comfort and fashion while increasing industry sustainability and competitiveness through its implications in terms of productivity, time to market and wastes reduction. The framework and the method developed for garment industry is presented and two ICT based innovative solutions regarding product tracking and virtual prototyping are analysed.


Garment Industry, Sustainability, ICT, Competitiveness, Competitiveness, Supply Chain Management [SCM], Technology innovation.

Subject Discipline

Financial management

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