Join UKFT and De Montfort University to hear how utilising university knowledge can help reach and exceed business’ potential.
About this event
We are delighted to be joined by wide ranging group of speakers and panelist who will be discussing how collaboration, funding and university knowledge can help your business in the fashion and textiles sector.
Topics to be covered include:
Creating a circular fashion industry
Creating graduate change-makers
Starting conversations with industry and research academics
Funding for innovation and collaboration
Paul Alger, International Business Director, UK Fashion & Textile Association
Dr Claire Lerpiniere, De Montfort University, Creating a circular fashion industry – we all have a part to play
Catherine Livingstone, De Montfort University ,Creating graduate changemakers – an industrial collaboration – Contour
Dr Jo Horton, De Montfort University, Starting conversations with industry: speculative research in textiles design, metal finishing and conductive surface patterning
Professor Jinsong Shen, De Montfort University, Sustainable technologies for textile colouration and functionality
Dr Angela Davies, De Montfort University, Sustainable technologies for textile colouration and functionality
Dr Alis Iacob, De Montfort University, Greenwashing and how to avoid being accused of it