A sustainable clothes industry: opportunities for KTH researchers
The clothes we wear have enormous environmental impact, but change is possible. Are you a researcher at KTH interested in how your research can be applied to improving the clothing industry? Join KTH Innovation for a lunch seminar to find out about your opportunities.
Tid: Fr 2019-10-04 kl 12.15 - 13.15
Plats: Saolngen, KTH Library
To create a sustainable clothes industry, we need research, technical innovation, and new processes.
What can you as a KTH researcher do, and what are your opportunities when it comes to funding, collaboration and creating impact?
- Get a funding agency's perspective from Vinnova’s Erik Sundström, who has worked with Vinnova’s Fashion Tech calls, and find out what opportunities exist today.
- Meet H&M Foundation’s Erik Bang, and hear how the international innovation challenge Global Change Award* inspires technical innovation in the clothing industry.
- Gain insights from Mikael Lindström, co-founder of KTH spinoff Re:newcell and Head of the KTH School of Engineering Sciences in Chemistry, Biotechnology and Health.
- Hear how KTH Innovation can support you when you go from research result to finding a potential use on the market from Lykke Westgren, Business Development Coach focused on sustainability.
- Meet other KTH researchers interested in sustainability and clothes.
*Since the start in 2015, KTH has been a partner in the Global Change Award, an international innovation challenge aiming to accelerate a shift towards a circular fashion industry. Through our partnership, we (and by association you), have access to a global network of people and organizations working to create a sustainable clothes industry. Application is open now. Read more here.