Join us for the launch of the European Social Innovation Competition 2020

Reimagine Fashion – Changing behaviours for sustainable fashion
12.02.2020 14.30 – 19.00 at Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia

On February 12th, 2020 The European Social Innovation Competition will host the launch of its 2020 edition titled Reimagine fashion – Changing behaviours for sustainable fashion, exploring ideas for a more sustainable and circular production, an improved the end of life stage, for sustainable and fair fashion to be more broadly accessible and to stimulate socially inclusive processes throughout the fashion value chain. 

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We’re excited to be hosting this year’s launch event at Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia, Spain, designed by the Valencia-born and internationally known architect Santiago Calatrava and located in The City of Arts and Sciences, situated at the end of the former riverbed of the river Turia.

We are bringing together social innovators, entrepreneurs and sustainable fashion companies for an afternoon of collective workshops, networking and talks on social innovation and sustainable fashion across Europe to spark ideas, solutions and support aspiring innovators and explore new perspectives on the issues surrounding the fashion industry.

WORKSHOPS & SPEAKERS

WORKSHOP

Reimangine: The lifecycle of fashion products

by Jarah Stoop from Peterson Stoop

WORKSHOP

The RECOVER way to a more sustainable textile consumption

by Francisco Salas-Molina from Recover

 

WORKSHOP

Reimagine: Solutions for a more sustainable production

by Kateryna Kovalchuk from Framiore

 

WORKSHOP

Design thinking and Gamification within Social Innovation

by Alicia Carpio Obré from Jovesolides

 

Alumni Speech 

Valeria Valotto, Vice President of Progetto Quid, Winner of The European Social Innovation Competition 2014

Creating social value in the fashion industry

Federica Massa Saluzzo – PhD – Professor at EADA Business School

Welcome to our Social Innovation and Sustainable Fashion Fair

The fair is part of our launch event on the 12th Feb in Valencia, Spain. The fair is informal and free too attend and will showcase a selection of great sustainable fashion and social innovation companies from across Europe and the Horizon 2020 countries. It will host a selection of short workshops centered around the theme of this year’s competition, Reimangine Fashion, as well as an application clinic for anyone with questions regarding the competition.

We encourage you to join us in Valencia, to network and take the opportunity to meet and talk to organisations that championing a new social innovative and sustainable direction for the future.

PETERSON STOOP (THE NETHERLANDS)

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We pride ourselves to be part of a new generation of fashion innovators. Pioneering a sustainable approach to footwear production and design.
Peterson Stoop deconstructs vintage sneakers and rebuilds them with natural materials, including cork and leather. By producing desirable and ethical footwear we intend to steer the industry to a more sustainable future.

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NOUMENA (SPAIN)

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Noumena is a multidisciplinary tech company implementing innovative solutions in the fields of Robotics, 3D printing and Wearable Tech.

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FRAMIORE (UKRAINE)

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Framiore is an ethical apparel brand. They craft clean functional designs inspired by world heritage in an open space atelier using environmentally sound, durable textiles & sewing techniques.
Founded in 2018, FRAMIORE’s first SS2019 collection was released in July 2018. Straight away, the brand took part in the MODA-UK exhibition in Birmingham, Kyiv Sustainable Fashion Pad and 2018, Lviv Fashion Week.

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RECOVER (SPAIN)

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In 1947 Recover started recycling textile waste into cotton yarn and has been turning waste into resources ever since. Transforming global supply chains to recover raw materials, reduce the use of water and chemicals and the emission of CO2, and forging partnerships with trusted brands and manufacturers who match the company’s commitment with the environment.

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WEARPURE.TECH (SPAIN)

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WEARPURE.tech is an advanced polymer integrating CO2pure, a 100% natural mineral compound, with the property to mineralize primary greenhouse gases  (CO2 and NOx) and reduce volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

WEARPURE.tech can be used as an additive in the process of manufacturing for 3d textiles, interior design, construction, and in general for all types of 3d printing applications.

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JOVESOLIDES (SPAIN)

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SOLIDARITY, INNOVATION, AND DEVELOPMENT TO CHANGE THE WORLD

Every day, Jovesolides work to promote an active global citizenship and to involve people in their environments as change agents.

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PROGETTO QUID (ITALY)

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Progetto Quid is an ethical and sustainable fashion brand that creates limited-edition collections of clothes and accessories. Quid recovers otherwise wasted high-quality textiles from prestigious fashion brands. These fabrics are regenerated into beautiful collections and manufactured by people — mostly women — with vulnerable pasts, who find in Quid a new beginning. Every single purchase helps our Project grow.

Passion for beauty and social innovation: Made in Italy fashion with a little extra awareness!

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