PROJECT Horizon 2020

The Municipality of Guimarães (Portugal), through its Economic Development department hosts the event of WEAR Sustain, Horizon 2020, Smart Textile for the presentation of opportunities of financing for innovative projects. The event will take place on the 6-7 December in Instituto de Design de Guimarães (Design Institute of Guimarães).
Financed by Horizon 2020, the objective of the project is to engage the co-development of a new generation of smart textiles to influence the change of the industry towards circular economy. 
WEAR Sustain opens a call for artists and designers, as well as other creative professionals, to work jointly with professionals in the fields of engineering and technology to develop solutions of smart and sustainable textiles, combining aesthetics, ethics and social responsibility. Each finalist team (48 in total) will receive 50.000€ to develop a prototype in a period of 6 months. The deadline of submission is the 15th January 2018. 
During the launching event, the necessary requirements for the submission of ideas and proposals will be presented.
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