top of page

LEATHUB - Establishment Of Leather Hubs In Russia And Mongolia

Erasmus + Capacity Building for Higher Education
Leader: Ege University, Turkey 
Budget: 925,950€.     
Duration: 15/01/2019-14/01/2022 598715-EPP-1-2018-1-TR-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP


The aim of the project is to bridge the gap between the leather industry and the universities by enhancing the collaboration at a research and development base in schemas where industry will be the innovation seeker. 
In order to achieve the aforementioned aim the main general objective of the proposal is the establishment and operation of 4 training and innovation centres (Leather Hubs) which will act as intermediary between innovation seekers (industry) and the innovation providers (research teams in the universities, laboratories, spin-offs).

The main outcomes of LEATHUB project will be the establishment of four training and innovation centers in four universities in Russia and Mongolia, which will provide training services for tanneries, support the design and the implementation of research and development services from the university according to the specific needs of the companies, and also implement research on the use environmentally friendly technologies for tanning raw materials and recycling of collagen-containing waste. The centers established will solve the problems that are acute for the leather industry community of the EU,Russia and Mongolia.



  1. Ege University -Turkey

  2. C.G.S. Di Coluccia Michele & C. S.A.S.  -  Italy

  3. Creative Thinking Development  -  Greece

  4. Institutul National De Cercetare-Dezvoltare Pentru Textile Si  -   Romania

  5. Anotato Ekpaideytiko Idrima Peiraia Technologikoy Tomea  -  Greece

  6. Instytut Przemyslu Skorzanego W Lodzi  -  Poland

  7. Kauno Technologijos Universitetas -   Lithuania

  8. Eastern Siberia State University FOR Technology AND Management  -  Russia

  9. The Federal State Education Institution of Higher Professional -  Russia

  10. Chamber OF Commerce of the Republic of Buryatia  -  Russia

  11. Mongolian University of Life Sciences  -  Mongolia

  12. Mongolian University of Science And Technology  -  Mongolia

  13. Mongolian Leather Industry Association  -  Mongolia

For more information, visit:

bottom of page