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DeFINE Forum 2021: Speed Up and Scale Fashion Tech in Europe

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· Speed-Networking
Speed Networking
Make connections! Randomly meet another innovator, incubator, financier and game-changer in the fashion tech space
2021-04-29T10:05:00Z 2021-04-29T10:25:00Z Europe/Brussels Speed+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fdefineforum2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Welcome Ceremony
Silvia Draghi Muchaneta Kapfunde Paola Bertola Jorge Pimenta
2021-04-29T10:30:00Z 2021-04-29T11:00:00Z Europe/Brussels Welcome+Ceremony https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fdefineforum2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Explore the future of fashion-tech: A conversation with the Fashion Innovation Agency, London College of Fashion
Which innovations should businesses looking to make a tremendous difference adopt?
Jorge Pimenta Moin Roberts-Islam Costas Kazantzis
2021-04-29T11:00:00Z 2021-04-29T11:30:00Z Europe/Brussels Explore+the+future+of+fashion-tech%3A+A+conversation+with+the+Fashion+Innovation+Agency%2C+London+College+of+Fashion https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fdefineforum2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Challenges and growth opportunities of European fashion-tech companies
As innovators continue to drive forward cutting-edge technologies and fashion, what are the challenges and the benefits of investing in these innovations?
Muchaneta Kapfunde Archibald Charlet Natalija Krasnoperova Sara Diaz Fredrik Timour Erik Bang
2021-04-29T11:30:00Z 2021-04-29T12:30:00Z Europe/Brussels Challenges+and+growth+opportunities+of+European+fashion-tech+companies https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fdefineforum2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Exhibitors
Meet Startupbootcamp FashionTech
Startupbootcamp FashionTech opens its booth and hosts video Q&A. Connect with them!
2021-04-29T12:30:00Z 2021-04-29T13:30:00Z Europe/Brussels Meet+Startupbootcamp+FashionTech https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fdefineforum2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Exhibitors
Meet DeFINE Interactive Map: Digital Networking
DeFINE Partners opens their booth and hosts video Q&A. Connect with us!
2021-04-29T13:00:00Z 2021-04-29T13:30:00Z Europe/Brussels Meet+DeFINE+Interactive+Map%3A+Digital+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fdefineforum2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Speed-Networking
Speed Networking
Make connections! Randomly meet another innovator, incubator, financier and game-changer in the fashion tech space
2021-04-29T13:30:00Z 2021-04-29T14:00:00Z Europe/Brussels Speed+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fdefineforum2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
DeFINE: Explore the fashion-tech ecosystem
How to best support new innovative fashion businesses to slowly disrupt the fashion system?
Muchaneta Kapfunde Fabio Montagnino Giusy Cannone Christian Kunz
2021-04-29T14:00:00Z 2021-04-29T14:30:00Z Europe/Brussels DeFINE%3A+Explore+the+fashion-tech+ecosystem https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fdefineforum2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Is there a need for a tailored business coaching for fashion-tech startups?
Which opportunities are available to fashion-tech startups hoping to move forward?
Giusy Cannone Chiara Colombi Jan Karlsson Lars Mattiasson Simon Hjelte
2021-04-29T14:30:00Z 2021-04-29T15:30:00Z Europe/Brussels Is+there+a+need+for+a+tailored+business+coaching+for+fashion-tech+startups%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fdefineforum2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Impact of EU innovation policies and vision for fashion-tech communities
How EU innovation policies play an increasingly important role in shaping Europe’s fashion tech future
Piedad Rivas Paola Bertola Lisa Lang Esther Peñalver Mauro Sampellegrini Silvia Draghi
2021-04-29T15:45:00Z 2021-04-29T16:45:00Z Europe/Brussels Impact+of+EU+innovation+policies+and+vision+for+fashion-tech+communities https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fdefineforum2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Closing Ceremony
Muchaneta Kapfunde Jorge Pimenta
2021-04-29T16:45:00Z 2021-04-29T17:00:00Z Europe/Brussels Closing+Ceremony https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fdefineforum2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Exhibitors
Meet with European Innovation Council & EURATEX
EURATEX & the EIC open their booth and hosts video Q&A. Connect with them!
2021-04-29T16:45:00Z 2021-04-29T17:45:00Z Europe/Brussels Meet+with+European+Innovation+Council+%26+EURATEX https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fdefineforum2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Speed-Networking
Speed Networking
Make connections! Randomly meet another innovator, incubator, financier and game-changer in the fashion tech space
2021-04-29T17:00:00Z 2021-04-29T17:30:00Z Europe/Brussels Speed+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fdefineforum2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Piedad Rivas

Project Adviser, EIC (European Commission)

Archibald Charlet

Startup Programs, LVMH

Muchaneta Kapfunde

Editor in Chief, FashNerd.com

Erik Bang

Innovation Lead, H&M Foundation

Silvia Draghi

Policy Officer, European Commission

Mauro Sampellegrini

Senior Innovation Manager, Sistema Moda Italia

Esther Peñalver

Managing Director, BIC Murcia (EBN)

Lisa Lang

Associate Director Innovation & Skills, Euratex

Simon Hjelte

Business Developer, Borås INK

Lars Mattiasson

CEO, xPlot platform

Jan Karlsson

CEO / Founder, FreyZein Outerwear

Chiara Colombi

Associate Professor, Design department Politecnico di Milano, The DeFINE Network

Christian Kunz

Director, Plug and Play Brand and Retail

Giusy Cannone

CEO, Fashion Technology Accelerator

Fredrik Timour

Director Fashion Innovation at Swedish Fashion Council

Sara Diaz

Co-founder, Studio Hilo

Natalija Krasnoperova

Co-founder, Studio Hilo

Fabio Montagnino

Director of Innovation, Cyprus Institute (EBN)

Costas Kazantzis

Creative Technologist, Fashion Innovation Agency at London College of Fashion

Moin Roberts-Islam

Technology Development Manager, Fashion Innovation Agency at London College of Fashion

Jorge Pimenta

Project Manager, IPN (EBN)

Paola Bertola

Professor, Politecnico di Milano, The DeFINE Network

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DeFINE

DeFINE: developing a Fashion-tech Innovation Network for Europe. DeFINE is a collaborative project co-funded by the European Commission’s COSME programme which aims to support the fusion of cutting-edge technologies and innovation with the European fashion and design industries.

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Our Interactive Map: Digital Networking

Meet Fashion-Tech Actors Across Europe

DeFINE: The Fashion-Technology Showcase

24-28 May | Innovate. Connect. Share.

European Innovation Council & EURATEX

Live Q&A at 16.45 – how fashion-tech start-ups and SMEs can be a part of EIC?

EBN - European Business and Innovation Centre Network

The leading pan-European association of business support organisations

Startupbootcamp FashionTech

Startupbootcamp FashionTech is the leading global #FashionTech accelerator empowering Innovative #StartUps to disrupt the Fashion industry

Fashion Technology Accelerator

The leading accelerator for fashion technology, helping startups and young enterprises accelerate their businesses.