Tools and Best Practices for the Sustainable Fashion Industry. Tech & Digitalization
– HackThatFashion introduces tools for the digitalization of European fashion brands.
– On April 25th, a free online workshop with special guest Julia Koerner, an award-winning Austrian designer.
April 12th, 2023 – HackThatFashion (https://hackthatfashion.eu), co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union promotes the sustainable and digital transition of the fashion industry. Over its two-year duration, the project will offer a free support programme consisting of hands-on tools, workshops and hackathons for fashion brands, designers, startups and SMEs that are in the early stages of defining their business models. HackThatFashion introduces 15 tools for the digital transition of European fashion brands.
On April 25th, 2023 at 17:00-18:30 CET, HackThatFashion organises its second capacity-building activity. Keynote speaker of the event is Julia Koerner, an award-winning Austrian designer working at the convergence of architecture, product and fashion design, specialized in 3D-printing. She is founder of JK Design and the JK3D brand and is a faculty member at UCLA. Her recent collaborations include 3D-Printed Haute Couture and Academy Award winning costumes for Hollywood blockbuster Black Panther and Wakanda Forever.
In this online workshop, participants will learn more about the HackThatFashion project and how they can benefit from it, as well as join a collaborative session in which they can acquire and test different tools for their digital transformation, curated by HackThatFashion. This set of 15 different tools apply the 4 steps of Design Thinking (Understand, Define, Make, Release) and will provide intuitive exercises for fashion enterprises to further integrate design methodology for their digital transition.
Register for free to participate in the digital workshop via zoom here: LINK TO REGISTER.
The HackThatFashion journey is led by an experienced team from different European countries: Envolve Entrepreneurship (Greece), business and innovation experts; IED Istituto Europeo di Design (Spain), fashion and design experts; and Tartu Centre for Creative Industries (Estonia), creative industries experts. By joining the programme, participants from all over Europe will be able to improve their capacities in two main areas: first, the coherent use of digital technology, and second, the effective use of more sustainable practices.
What: HackThatFashion Workshop: Tools for Sustainable Fashion. Tech & Digitalization.
When: Tuesday, April 25th, 2023 from 5:00pm – 6:30pm CET
Where: Via Zoom (LINK TO REGISTER) – limited participation: first come – first serve
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About HackthatFashion – Synergies for a Sustainable Fashion Sector
HackThatFashion is a cross-sectoral platform where the fashion industry will connect with the technology and innovation industry at carefully curated hackathons and matchmaking sessions.
Through learning and applying design thinking methods and tools, fashion designers will be supported to practice and build concrete results towards technology and sustainability integration and adoption.
HackThatFashion is looking for fashion designers and small and medium fashion companies in Europe interested in participating.
The HackThatFashion project is led by an experienced team from different European countries: Envolve Entrepreneurship (Greece), business and innovation experts; IED Istituto Europeo di Design (Spain), fashion and design experts; and Tartu Centre for Creative Industries (Estonia), creative industries experts.
For Further Details and Contact: https://hackthatfashion.eu/
With the contribution of the Creative Europe programme of the European Union under the Call for proposals: European Cooperation projects Small Scale CREA-CULT-2021-COOP-1.