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.
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Discover their inspiring story here: https://www.worthproject.eu/project/sustainable-acoustic-panels/
Discover more about their inspiring story here: https://www.worthproject.eu/project/fashionable-wearable-camera-accessory/
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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.
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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.
Biometric sensors have been embedded into the knitwear structure, together with the use of natural yarns.
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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.
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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.
The outcome is a minimalist, sustainable and easy to disassemble ergonomic cork chair.
Discover their inspiring story here: https://youtu.be/vAmB4Esn6-o
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
They aim to stimulate the kids’ imagination and invite the users experience awesome adventures with these cheerful sock buddies.
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Spellbound creates empathy with animals and nature. The clothing invites the user to experience a deeper relationship with nature through playful colour-changing stories.
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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
The project outcome is the combination between the innovative and sustainable Veromarmo material developed by FiliPari and the clean shape of Motoreta’s designs.
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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