WEAR SUSTAIN Open Call 2 - Live Webinars & application support

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Open Call Webinars, 12-19 December 2017

Join the WEAR Sustain team for a series of three live webinar sessions to help your funding application, ethical/sustainable prototyping or collaborative agreements.

Leading experts and the WEAR Sustain team will provide essential information, support and answers to your questions.

Speaker and webinar content can be viewed on the WEAR Sustain website here>>


Sustainability and Ethics in Wearables & E-textiles
Embedding life-cycle development / ethical design from the start

With Martin Charter, Susan Kozel and Anne Prahl


The Power of Arts and Technology Collaboration

  • Date and time TBC, December, 2017.

    Register here via Eventbrite to be notified of the link to join.


Legal, IP & Co-creation for Wearables and E-textles
Essential considerations in co-developing wearables and e-textile prototypes, and beyond.

With Dave Sandbach and Heritiana Ranaivoson

Who should join?

  • Art, Design, Technology and Engineering practitioners/businesses interested in applying for our Open Call:

(Artists, fashion designers, product designers, interaction designers, technologists, engineers, programmers & start-ups interested in developing new directions in wearable technology and smart textiles that are in ethical, sustainable, environmental and aesthetic)

  • Hubs and institutions interested supporting their network to apply for our Open Call

Why should I attend?

The value of webinars include relevant examples relating specifically to the application questions, support with the process to help you feel confident in applying for funding, useful information on the types of projects we fund and what we are looking for including reject reasons and governance information. You can also understanding how to find a suitable partner across Europe using our network.

You will also have the opportunity to ask questions.

What have our previous webinars covered?

Our previous webinars from the first Open call have provided valuable key information about our funding. There are also questions asked during the seminar through an interactive chat panel. These and other Q&A can be found at

After attending a webinar you will hopefully:

  • Be in a better position to develop your application.

  • Have greater confidence in applying to our Open Call

  • Have a better understanding of sustainability, ethics and legal/IP issues when collaborating as an Arts-Tech team.

How do I register?

Please register your interest using this eventbrite page. You will be be provided with a link to join on upcoming sessions soon.

(Webinars will last approximately 30-40 minutes with additional time for questions and answers)

If you would like further information on our webinars, please email us at

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