INNOVATION PRIZE

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 € 50.000;
— A privileged mentorship from Yann Gozlan, Founder and President of Creative Valley;
— 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 and winner selected by a dedicated Expert Committee of the Fashion Tech industry end of May 19.

EXPERTS COMMITTEE

FANNY BOUTON, Startup Program Leader France Benelux, OVHcloud and Expert New Technologies
FRANCK DELPAL, Director of the Specialized Master., Institut Français de la Mode
NATHALIE DUFOUR, Founder and General Manager, ANDAM
ERIC DUPONT, Director Sustainable Development, Business Transformation, Supply Chain, CHANEL
YANN GOZLAN, Founder and President, Creative Valley
FABRICE JONAS, Founder, MyFashionTech
CHRISTIAN KUNZ, Director, Plug and Play Brand & Retail Europe
PIETER LAMMENS, Founder, Lafayette Plug and Play
GILLES LASBORDES, General Manager, Première Vision
PIERRE-FRANÇOIS LE LOUËT, President, Fédération Française du Prêt-à-porter Féminin
INÈS LEONARDUZZI, Author of Réparer le Futur and President, Digital For The Planet
CELINE LIPPI, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Luxury Tech Fund
PASCAL MORAND, Executive President, Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode
THIERRY PETIT, CEO, Showroomprive.com
CLARISSE REILLE, Executive Director, DEFI
PHILIPPE RIBERA, Vice-President Innovation, Lectra
NICOLAS SANTI-WEIL, CEO, AMI

Contact

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