Meet the brilliant minds behind this year's game changing innovations and check out how your votes divided the 1 million euro grant.
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A one-week boot camp, creating insights on innovation readiness, goal setting, IPR protection and innovation development. Provided by KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
New York, USA
Learning and networking opportunities with leading expertise on circular economy, innovation and insights into future digital customer experiences. Provided by Accenture.
Exclusive industry insight, networking opportunities and knowledge about circularity in the fashion value chain. Provided by H&M and H&M Foundation.
A share of the €1 million grant
“This is Change for ourselves and for the generations to come.”
Prof. Edwin Keh, CEO, The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel
Making sustainable bio-textiles by using left-overs from food crop harvests.
Separating cotton and polyester blends, turning them into new textile fiber.
Turning algae into bio-fiber and eco-friendly dye that is also good for the skin.
A dissolvable thread that makes repairing and recycling a breeze.
Custom-made clothes made from decomposable mushroom roots.
Prof. Edwin Keh
CEO, The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel
Dame Ellen MacArthur
Founder of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation
President & CEO, CFDA
Editor-at-large, Vogue India
President Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute
Executive in residence at Atomico
Youth Director, Earth Guardians
Actress, model and sustainability influencer
Founder of Exponential Leadership, Chairman in 1Qbit Information Technologies Inc.
Head, Climate Finance & Policy, IFC, World Bank Group
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