WEAR Sustain Events

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WEAR events will take place across Europe during November – December 2017, in the lead up to our second Open Call for collaborative innovation funding. Events are designed to exchange knowledge, inform and assist you in applying, and help you to meet a collaborative partner. See more about our events framework here.

If you are unable to attend a local event, our Webinars (12-19 December) will provide you with additional support for your application. If you are seeking a collaborative partner you may find one via our Online Network.

WEAR OPEN CALL 2 LAUNCH EVENTS IN: Aarhus (2 Nov)Athens (16 Nov.), Paris(22 Nov.), Guimaraes (6-7 Dec.), & Milan (30 Nov.)

WEAR PARTICIPATION IN: A+A 2017 Dusseldorf (18-19 Oct.), Inclusive Innovation Day, Eindhoven (26th Oct.)Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven (21-29 Oct.), VSMM 2017 Conference, Dublin (31 Oct.), Fashion Paradigm Shift, Brighton (24 Nov.), 3rd Innovation Clinic, Eindhoven (30 Nov-1 Dec), WEAR Sustain Workshop, Brussels (2 Dec.), V&A Digital Design Drop-In, London (9 Dec.)

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[WEAR Sustain] Open Call 2 Launch for Central Europe (Paris)

November 22, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm CET




Join us for the Paris launch of WEAR Sustain , a new € 3m pan-European project that aims to change the landscape of embedded computing and electronic textiles towards a more sustainable and ethical approach.

This afternoon and evening of conferences, roundtables and networking dedicated to the future of “wearables” and e-textiles ethical and sustainable hosted by ENSAD, will also include a presentation of the 2nd call for project Wear Sustain to fund concepts wearables and smart textiles committed to the challenges of ethics and sustainable development.

The evening will end with a drink and a moment of free exchange to facilitate the meeting of potential partners wishing to respond to this 2nd call for projects.

The evening will finish with drinks and networking to support the search for a partner.

Tickets (FREE): bit.ly/WEAROC2-Paris 



Discussion Groups (16h-18h):

16:00 Discussion group 1 – The ethics of data, labor and sourcing of materials and manufacturing

17:00 Discussion group 2 – Environmental sustainability: how can we make it socially and economically sustainable?

Speakers (18h – 20h):

18h00 Welcome – ENSAD Aurélie Mossé

18:20 WEAR presentation – WEAR

18h50 – 20h – Speakers (to be confirmed)

Networking (20h-21h)





November 22, 2017
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs, 31 Rue d’Ulm, 75005 Paris, France