It was a very fruitful evening on October the 24th at at MAD Brussels . Cédric discussed how to implement circular economy in the fashion industry with Geraldine Louis (the founder of the sustainable leather goods brand Rusee) and Soraya Candido (Researcher Sustainable Transformation Lab at Antwerp Management School), as well as 40 visitors who [...]
Have you seen Resortecs' booth at the Super nova fair? Resortecs was exposed in the fashion-tech exhibition that took place in the MAS museum. Super nova is a fair about visionary solutions and new disruptive technologies. Game-changers, businesses, entrepreneurs, professionals and creatives come together to get inspired and empowered.
Resortecs was present as an expert and mentor at the eco-design challenge organised by OVAM (Public Waste Agency of Flanders). During this 2day event student, from different disciplines, search for creative solutions for a specific challenge. They had to pitch their ideas to a professional jury. HoGent Fashion Technology students and HoGent Textile Technology students were working together with HoWest Product Design students, [...]
During the Vlaanderen Circulair bootcamp Cédric has been giving a workshop about Design-for-disassembly and its benefits for the circular economy. During the community night of the event he will be pitching and presenting the Resortecs journey: how did it went, what are the hurdles that were overcome and what are Resortecs' next steps
Four months after wining the global change award Resortecs' biodegradable and dissolvable thread is in production for pilot testing. Coming month the thread will be used and tested in different products and processes in collaboration with several brands, manufacturers and recyclers. This huge pilot is the final stop before commercialising our product and making circular economy [...]
Resortecs got to the next round to the finals of this year's Accenture Innovation Awards. The Accenture Innovation Awards is a program aiming to create an extensive ecosystem to connect all innovators. Its mission is to to foster innovation, by providing innovators, startups and investors alike with a clear call to arms: eight inspiring, issue-based [...]
Cédric went back to the roots, back to the Delft University of Technology, the place where it all started. At the Alumni IDE drink, we received the opportunity to inspire a lot of students, alumni and professors. We kept their attention and peeked their curiosity with our technology, our startup journey, as well as the 3 most [...]
This was the second Global Change Award accelerator week with the H&M foundation and accenture. It took place in the city that never sleeps: New York City. We were again received like kings and Queens, got amazing opportunities to further fine-tune our business and came in touch with even greater people. Thank you H&M [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEGmDpxGVfw The first ever garment made, worn and disassembled with Resortecs® thread is a reality! All different materials of the jacket were easily dismantled and could be reused to create a new one. Stitch by stitch we're getting closer to the circular economy!
On March 20th, at a ceremony in Stockholm City Hall, Resortecs has been awarded with a €150K grant for its smart stitch innovation that aims at reducing waste in fashion. The Global Change Award is an innovation challenge initiated by the non-profit H&M Foundation. The Global Change Award is one of the world’s biggest challenges for [...]