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30 Oct, 2020
Trailblazers reaching impressive milestonesinspo 2020 Our 2020 winners have all made great progress with their innovations over the last six months, despite the world being upside down. We have been wo...
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28 Sep, 2020
Sane membrane for outdoor loversvideo 2020 Dimpora won the Global Change Award in 2019 with their biodegradable and mineral-based membrane for outdoor wear. Since then they have for example ...
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25 Jun, 2020
Next round of Global Change Award opens in 2021news 2020 With only 10 years left to reach the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals, disruptive innovations on how to solve the planet’s most urgent chall...
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3 Jun, 2020
Early Bird winners aiming for a consumer revolutionnews 2020 Through digital manufacturing, Spanish team ZER Collection eliminates fabric waste and once their garments are worn out, they can be melted down an...
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27 May, 2020
Five key takeaways from the GCA Accenture Trend Reportinspo 2020 With over 20,000 entries received in the past five years, we can get unique insights in how innovators from over 200 countries and territories acro...
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12 May, 2020
Five years of changevideo 2020 Global Change Award was initiated in 2015 by the non-profit H&M Foundation. In five years, it has turned into a global ecosystem of change driving ...
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1 Apr, 2020
Let's celebrate the winners of Global Change Award 2020news 2020 From lab-grown cotton and creating fabrics on DNA level, to tracking sustainable fibres by using blockchain technology, wastewater separation and c...
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6 Mar, 2020
Summit and Award Ceremony cancellednews 2020 Due to the escalation of the Corona virus (COVID-19) outbreaks and international travel restrictions we have made the difficult decision to cancel ...
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8 Dec, 2019
Rebirth – a perfect match of two alumni winners news 2019 The Global Change Award has proven to be an important door opener and accelerator for innovators. The alumni program connects the winners with each...
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28 Aug, 2019
We're open for applicationsnews 2019 With 1 million euro up for grabs the fifth round of Global Change Award is now open.
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4 Jun, 2019
Crowdfunding adds 46,000 Euro to our winnersnews 2019 This year, we decided to invite anyone anywhere to take active part as a supporter, backer and tester of the 2019 Global Change Award winners throu...
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19 May, 2019
Meet Algorithmic Couture - our Early Bird Winner 2019news 2019 A system for pattern making, based on artificial intelligence and traditional Japanese straight cut patterns. Let us present Algorithmic Couture!
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24 Apr, 2019
Sustainable innovation turned into fashionable red-carpet lookinspo 2019 For this year’s Global Change Award ceremony that took place in Stockholm City Hall in April, Bandana Tewari, member of the expert panel and Cont...
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4 Apr, 2019
Global Change Award Winnersnews 2019 Lab made vegan leather, fibers made of nettles, a digital system to make products recyclable from scratch, children’s clothes that expand and a b...
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4 Feb, 2019
Juicy Threads - the Story about Orange Fiberinspo 2019 In 2015, the Italian company Orange Fiber won the first round of Global Change Award. This spring, their innovation, a luxe fabric made out of citr...
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1 Nov, 2018
Making your innovation flyinspo 2018 Apart from the €1 million grant the winners of Global Change Award also get access to an accelerator program. But what is this program all about?
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29 Aug, 2018
1 million euro and coaching program on the table for ideas reinventing the entire fashion industrynews 2018 Today, the non-profit H&M Foundation opens the fourth round of its annual innovation challenge Global Change Award at With o...
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26 Apr, 2018
Tandem Repeatnews 2018 An eco-friendly and low-cost process where self-healing characteristics in squid genes are used to create fabric which is biodegradable and 100% re...
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