INNOVATION PRIZE

applications are now closed

RULES

This prize is dedicated to designers, entrepreneur or start-up, French and international willing to develop their project in France, which offer creative, innovative and technological solutions in the field of fashion design, production and distribution to develop an accountable and transparent Fashion, considering and respecting the economic, environmental and social issues.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

The candidate, either French or of another nationality, must
— Offer an innovative and technological project which could find an application in the Fashion industry and with economically, socially and environmentally responsive commitments;
— Have an independent structure;
— Own a French company or, if based outside of France, have an interest to present its company to the French fashion industry and sponsors of ANDAM and the will to develop her/his business in France and Europe.

FIELD OF APPLICATION

— Materials : innovative textiles, materials
— Conception and manufacturing process: 3D scanning, 3D print, CAO-FAO, generative algorithms, embedded electronic, CSR
— Customer experience : VR/AR/Mixed reality, m-commerce, smart tags, e-payment, connected store
— Data : data gathering, data vizualisation, artificial intelligence (fashion applications)

BENEFITS FOR THE FELLOWSHIP WINNER AND THE FINALISTS

The fellowship winner will receive:
— A global endowment of € 30.000;
— A privileged mentorship from Pascal Morand, executive chairman of the Fédération Française de la Couture and member of the French National Academy of Technologies, with the support of the experts’s committee;
— Direct access and support from the ANDAM Fashion Technology network, French incubators, French banks and funding, the IFM Start program and to the institutional and private actors of the French Fashion Tech industry.

PROCESS OF SELECTION

— The applications will be reviewed and the 3 finalists selected by a dedicated Expert Committee of the Fashion Tech industry on May 21 at Station F.
— The 3 finalists will have 10 minutes to present their project and technology to the ANDAM finale jury on June 27, as the finalists of the 3 other prizes.

EXPERTS COMMITTEE

— Noémie Balmat, Futur 404
— Alain Bravo, Académie des Technologies
— Archibald Charlet, Dior
— Maxime Coupez, Favernovel
— Franck Delpal, IFM Label
— Pascal Denizart, CETI
— Nathalie Dufour, ANDAM
— Fabrice Jonas, Modelab
— Pieter Lammens, Lafayette Plug & Play
— Gilles Lasbordes, Première Vision
— Pierre-François Lelouët, Fédération Française du Prêt-à-Porter Féminin
— Céline Lippi, Fashion Tech Fund
— Pascal Morand, Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode— Thierry Petit, showroomprive.com
— Morin Oluwole, Facebook
— Ivan Poupyrev, Google Jacquard
— Clarisse Reille, DEFI
— Philippe Ribera, Lectra
— Nicolas Santi-Weil, AMI Paris

Contact

Nathalie Dufour +331 45 08 92 75
Caroline Tixier +336 13 14 45 03
ecrire@andam.fr