WEAR Sustain Events

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A series of WEAR events will take place across Europe during November and 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 (dates to be announced) will provide you with additional support for your application. If you are seeking a collaborative partner you may find one via our Online Network.

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

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


Join us for the Paris launch of WEAR Sustain for Central Europe, 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 is dedicated to the future of “wearables” and e-textiles (ethical and sustainable), hosted by ENSAD. It will include a presentation of the 2nd call for project Wear Sustain to fund wearables and smart textiles concepts, 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.

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)




 Download Flyer Image: Garments by Clara Daguin. Picture by Alice Brygo.


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