SATEX aims to develop and integrate new smart and functional textiles including lighting and sensorisation on headliners and door panels by incorporating them in the actual textile structures to improve the interaction between user and the functionalities present in a car. The total amount invested is 512.571,80 euros. SATEX is part-financed through Portugal 2020 - ‘Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização’ (COMPETE 2020); the sum of 303.083,07 euros coming from European Regional Development Funds. Project duration is 24 months, starting in June 2017.