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WORTH Partnership Project

1st CALL WINNING PROJECTS RESULTS

Inspiring innovation through creative connections around Europe

Showcase your creativity and innovation

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WORTH provides designers, SME manufacturers, crafters and tech firms a platform to develop creative concepts and the opportunity to enter into a transnational partnership.

WORTH is dedicated to supporting innovative ideas within the fashion and lifestyle industries including textile, footwear, leather and fur, furniture and home decoration, jewellery and accessories.

WORTH is about supporting innovative design-driven ideas, whereby the added value clearly lies in design concepts by integrating disruptive techniques or technologies in a creative way.

Backed by the European Union, WORTH offers participants the benefits from an incubator programme valued at €60,000, consisting of:

- € 10.000 seed money
- Media kit including international media relation activity, advertising and social media marketing
- International product showcase through participation in two international design events
- A tailor-made mentoring programme
- Cross-sector collaboration and participation in networking events
- Professional links

The first round of 20 winning partnerships is pleased to exhibit their project results.

Laure Wolff & Jean Baptiste Ferrato + La Manuelita - ACDL ARTISAN CHAUSSEUR DESIGN LAB

ACDL1 CUSTOMISABLE ANKLE BOOT NEON
Creation of a pioneer footwear brand based on a non-seasonal style offering and commercialised in an Omni retail channel anticipating the style, personalisation and sustainability of the future of fashion. ACDL1 is a range of women’s dress footwear that offers the comfort of a sneaker.

Discover their inspiring story here: https://youtu.be/T7kE_pM2cQU

STUDIO BAS FROON & A+Z DESIGN BY GENEVIÈVE LEVIVIER - SUSTAINABLE ACOUSTIC PANELS: HIGH-END HANDCRAFT MEETS DIGITAL MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY

SUSTAINABLE ACOUSTIC PANELS: HIGH-END AND DIGITAL
The solution offered by the project is to develop unique acoustic interior panels, by combining the digital manufacturing philosophy and micromoulding approach, using sustainable and recycled materials on a new design base. The panels are modular so they can be mounted and dismounted in an easy way to create different ambiences.

Discover their inspiring story here: https://www.worthproject.eu/project/sustainable-acoustic-panels/

ID LABS + ENI JEWELLERY + ESTRADI - FASHIONABLE WEARABLE CAMERA ACCESORY. DESIGN AND CREATION OF CAMERA HOUSING AS FASHION ACCESORIES FOR CAMERA USED BY BLIND OR VISUALLY IMPAIRED PEOPLE

THE EYE: FASHIONABLE WEARABLE CAMERA ACCESORY
The Eye is the first fashion wearable camera accessory. The camera connects to the smartphone to run through The Eye app. The Eye app works with natural language processing. One of the app's main functions is to run AI algorithms to detect faces.

Discover more about their inspiring story here: https://www.worthproject.eu/project/fashionable-wearable-camera-accessory/

MAD DESIGN + FABLAB BARCELONA - DYNABACK: SMART GARMENT TO RELIEVE BACK PAIN

DYNABACK: SMART GARMENT TO RELIEVE BACK PAIN
To relieve back pain by providing a non-invasive solution to monitor the curvature of the spine in a static and dynamic way. The partnership has been working on finding the best solution for integrating an array of sensors in a garment (t-shirts, tank tops and bodies) which is comfortable, following the spine, and aestheticaly appealing.

Discover more about their inspiring story here: https://youtu.be/cW2nwWOgG2c

ADBUSE + GEOBAND + CASTELLARI DIFFUSION - EDBORA: LUXURY BAGS THAT MERGE AVANT-GARDE DESIGN, TRADITION AND TECHNOLOGY

EDBORA
The collection was developed using ecologic leather and design involving functionality and versatility (different carrying options: detachable leather straps and optional chains) and independence.

The tracking device is also projected as an independent object and can be used in different bags, left at home or just deactivated.

A collection of five different pieces with different designs was produced.

Discover the inspiring story here: https://youtu.be/hgQy35cXWRg

ESTHER PERBANDT + FABLAB BARCELONA - "3D MOLDED LEATHER, BLENDING CRAFTMANSHIP WITH DIGITAL FABRICATION"

ESTHER HATES PVC
The Project introduces innovation using new technologies, in a traditional sector such as leather, through the combination of artisan work and digital technologies including 3D modelling, CNC milling, moulding and vacuum forming, offering a wide range of possibilities for new designs.

The main focus of the new collection design was on organic shapes, bubbles. several garments and accessories were developed: belts, bag, coat, shoulder pieces and sleeve.

https://youtu.be/yQ8abTY7wSI

PEPPER VALLY + BLAUTIC - "FEEL MORE KNITWEAR: CONTEMPORARY ACTIVE WEAR WITH INTEGRATED KNITTED SENSORS OF BIOMETRIC DATA"

FEEL MORE KNITWEAR
Feel More Knitwear is a contemporary active-wear sweater with integrated knitted sensors of biometric data, able to decode physical and emotional health evaluations in sports fashion, health and wellness applications.

Biometric sensors have been embedded into the knitwear structure, together with the use of natural yarns.

Discover their inspiring story here: https://youtu.be/IYu0lu15lDo

ELISABETH JAYOT + WEMAKE FABLAB - "FRAGMENT GARMENTS: SEAMLESS MODULAR CLOTHING, DIGITALLY CRAFTED, LOCALLY AND ON-DEMAND PRODUCED, WHICH PEOPLE CAN TRANSFORM IN A QUICK AND EASY WAY"

FRAGMENT GARMENTS
Development of a fashionable modular garment collection blending sustainability, design in an open-object philosophy involving the user into the creation process.

This collection is a real forward move because this new zero waste module helped us to reduce the textile cutting waste while at the same time enhancing productivity.

Discover the inspiring story here: https://youtu.be/FQtxITtXGrs

DRIES BOVIJN & LLANOS DOMÉNECH - "GARDIN: BRING NATURE INSIDE - A PLUG AND PLAY INDOOR PLANT WALL MODULE"

GARDIN
Gardin is a "plug & play" indoor plant wall module that provides a natural living space with optimal air quality and perfect natural scent. It is an interior decoration element offering a green and technological solution to decoration.

Discover their inspiring story here: https://youtu.be/lZ5J1qsMxc4

ANGELA CIOBANU + INNOVARTY - "HOLLOW: A LIE STORY"

"HOLLOW: A LIE STORY"
Development of contemporary jewellery made up of recycled non-woven materials, gold, silver, tissue paper and coal. The project created a jewellery collection based on the residues from the food industry.

HOLLOW is a series of contemporary jewellery objects which aims to trespass the generally accepted idea that a piece of jewellery should be just an adornment for the body.

PROCESS & INTENT + CLEVER 3D STUDIO + IRONWORKS - "MARGARETE: CORK TASK CHAIR - NAMED AFTER MARGERETE KLÖBER, THIS TASK CHAIR IS A POST CENTURY MODERN HOMAGE TO THE DESIGNER OF THE ORIGINAL ‘ERGONOMIC’ CHAIR"

MARGARETE: CORK TASK CHAIR
The challenge is to design and develop a versatile task chair, that can be used in home office and/or co-working environments that address aesthetic, ergonomic and economic requirements.

The outcome is a minimalist, sustainable and easy to disassemble ergonomic cork chair.

Discover their inspiring story here: https://youtu.be/vAmB4Esn6-o

WEMAKE FABLAB + EJTECH "PARAMATRIX: FROM SMART TEXTILES TO PERSONALISED DESIGN OF FURNITURE"

PARAMATRIX
The solution provides companies a B2B service consisting of a bespoke micro-factory offering their customers personalized digital manufactured chairs through an interactive fabrication system based on a textile sensors matrix.

Paramatrix develops a pressure sensor matrix made of a manufactured woven textile connected to a parametric design interface able to receive the input from the pressure sensor and use the data input to personalise a parametric object on a digital interface

WALKYTALKIES + BachHOCH2 - "SMART SOCK PUPPETS"

SMART SOCK PUPPETS
Sock puppets that come to life by using smart technologies. The partnership developed an interactive reading app for 5+ children. The app is an added value to children’s socks brand walkytalkies

They aim to stimulate the kids’ imagination and invite the users experience awesome adventures with these cheerful sock buddies.

Discover their inspiring story here: https://vimeo.com/357432430

SKARABEOS + STRETCHABLE CIRCUITS - "SKARABEOS V2"

SKARABEOS 2.0
Skarabeos 2 aims at realising a next generation of product development with an intelligent portable assistant, an alarm-protected bag connected to an app service. It merges unique IoT functions with cutting-edge design.

Discover their inspiring story here: https://youtu.be/i6Mh6MFd0AY

GO ZONE + VULPES - "SMART LIFE JACKET FOR WATER SPORTS WITH REAL-TIME LOCATION AND HEATING SYSTEMS"

SMART LIFE JACKET FOR WATER SPORTS WITH REAL-TIME
A 100% polyester waterproof, tailor-made life jacket was developed. The inner side contains a heating system operating with a battery in order to heat the user in case of emergency. In the front right side features an installed custom-made PCB circuit with a GPS sensor, a GSM circuit which sends the geographical coordinates to an online platform. A solar panel charger is on the backside.

Discover their inspiring story here: https://youtu.be/JujSDVzufVc

KRISTI KUUSK + ANNE KUUSK + KERSTIN ZABRANSKY - "SPELLBOUND"

SPELLBOUND
Addressing an appealing story, Spellbound is about creating a children’s clothing brand which invites the wearers to understand nature dynamically through the use of colour-changing illustrations.

Spellbound creates empathy with animals and nature. The clothing invites the user to experience a deeper relationship with nature through playful colour-changing stories.

Discover their inspiring story here: https://youtu.be/mOF8VOucD5I

VULPÉS ELECTRONICS GMBH + MOBEL SPORT S.L. - "SMART HEATED VEST THAT CREATES AN INDIVIDUAL MICROCLIMATE AND KEEPS THE MOST SENSITIVE BODY AREAS WARM REGARDLESS OF THE WEATHER"

Universal Smart Heated Jacket
The exhibitors designed, developed and manufactured a shirt/jacket with thermoregulated properties for outdoor uses that can be controlled via smartphone and can be worn underneath outerwear.

Discover their inspiring story here: https://youtu.be/BbaH5pe4GBA

WAAG SOCIETY + NOUMENA + PRIMLAB - "WEAR PURE"

WEAR PURE
Addressing the environmental pollution issue, Wearpure project developed a new PLA filament material composed of Co2Pure powder and a biodegradable polymer.

Driven by the active-material technology that purifies CO2, this project focuses on the application of this material to become purifier garments. Discover the story here: https://youtu.be/sBtT_uYn0Uc

MOTORETA + FILI PARI - "FAMILY WEARS NATURE"

FAMILY WEARS NATURE
The project addresses contemporary design and conscious garments for kids and adults using a natural, local and special material such as marble.

The project outcome is the combination between the innovative and sustainable Veromarmo material developed by FiliPari and the clean shape of Motoreta’s designs.

Discover their inspiring story here: https://youtu.be/RZ4ZXQkAaWk

COCO & RICO + AL REVÉS SOCIETÀ COOPERATIVA SOCIALE - "TWILL: TRANSFORM YOUR WORKSHOP IN A LEARNING LINE INNOVATIVE WORKSPACE"

TWILL
TWILL aims to test a new and innovative workplace for garment assembly that allows small workshops and ateliers to scale-up production while maintaining the team dynamics of collaboration.

To this end the partnership has built by themselves the furniture needed, from tables to wheels, also, elaborated a precise blueprint of the production area, tried different set up following the fabrication pipe and the fabric constrains.

Discover their inspiring story here: https://youtu.be/uJ58CSXz_eU
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COSME Programme of the European Union

WORTH Partnership Project is funded by COSME Programme of the European Union for the competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs).