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MaRs Canadian Innovation In Sustainable Textile and Apparel Pitch Competition

July 30

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Are you an early stage Canadian company that’s trying to reduce the environmental impact of the textile and/or apparel industries?

Pitch your business and you could win:

  • $10,000 Cdn in prize money
  • Advisory services from MaRS Catalyst Fund to position your business for future growth
  • Advisory services from George Brown Fashion Exchange

 

Your business focuses on:

Textile Technology

Examples: Reduce environmental impact, longer lasting products, bio-fabrics, textile tracing technology for supply chain transparency, textile recycling.

Water

Examples: Reduction in water usage, detoxification of water streams, reduction in microplastics.

Advanced Manufacturing

Examples: Reduce water and/or energy, new applications (e.g. lumber), reduction of life-cycle impact via new design processes, 3D technology, high-tech printing.

Circular Economy

Examples: Innovations to handle textile waste, mechanical and chemical recycling technology, new product development from waste (textile or other material).

 

Criteria for application

You must be

  • A Canadian business
  • At entry level stage or idea stage (if far along in proof of concept)
  • A technology or innovation (this is not a fashion design competition)

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 30, 2018

APPLY HERE

 

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Date:
July 30
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