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WEAR Sustain, its funded projects, sustainability research and outputs are receiving media attention. Below are a selection of articles that have been written about our collective work



May 2017:

E52 – Fashion Tech by Anouk Wipprech, Linda van de Ven, 9 May 2017

WAREABLE – Sustainable wearable tech is finally being taken seriously, by Muchaneta Kapfunde, 25 May 2017



July 2017:

WAREABLE – Smart shirts, stress tech and sensory jewellery win in WEAR Sustain contest – 23 teams get funding to make their sustainable projects a reality,  by Sophie Charara, 31 July 2017

E52 – WEAR Sustain Awards 23 projects for Wearable Design, Bart Brouwers, 12 July 2017


August 2017:

iot UK – THE IMPORTANCE OF MENTORING START UPSby Michelle Hua, 8 August, 2017

FashNerd – Who Are WEAR Sustain’s 23 Finalists? The first 23 projects funded through the WEAR Sustain first Open Call announced, by Muchaneta Kapfunde, 11 August 2017 – WoW Woman in Wearable Tech | Aniela Hoitink, fashion, textile and concept designer, by Marija Butkovic, 21 August 2017



September 2017:

WAREABLE, – The WEAR Sustain startups that are futureproofing sustainable wearables – Shape shifting textiles, neurofeedback headphones and more next gen tech, by Muchaneta Kapfunde, 11 September 2017



WEAR Sustain Resources:


A selection of useful resources on wearables, smart/e-textiles, ethics or sustainability collated by the WEAR Sustain consortium:


Sustainability Resources:


In lieu of the development of a WEAR Sustainability Strategy, due in December 2018, the consortium is collating a list of resources to aid those interested in integrating ethics and sustainability into their practice.

The WEAR Ethics and Sustainability Resources is intended to support your projects and provide contacts, suppliers and guidance to information that has been made available. We encourage you to send your suggestions to help build this resource.



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WEAR Sustain holds two competitions during the lifespan of the project. Teams must submit a complete electronic application in English via the WEAR Sustain portal. This portal will be used to communicate with the applicants throughout the selection procedure.