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Sqetch and DITF have joined forces in the KompakT project having started from April 1st, 2021 onwards for a 2 years time span. The complexity of the fashion supply chains rather frequently prevents the implementation of innovative fashion concepts. The current challenge of the fashion industry can be characterised by: Growing demand for short runs […]
The world is going through difficult times, especially regarding environmental issues. To make matters worse, the projections aren’t that optimistic, as the emission of polluting gases is going through the roof. In our magazine, the blog post “The future of fashion, now!”,  written by Anas Alshanti, founder of Fundlify,  brought up this important topic and pointed out the […]
We’re witnessing a major shift in climate change caused by CO2 and other harmful greenhouse-gas emissions that are increasingly trapping heat in the atmosphere, as a result; raising global temperatures. In other words; our planet is becoming hotter! The main gases responsible for the greenhouse effect include carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, natural water vapor, […]
The first edition of 202030 – THE BERLIN FASHION SUMMIT, which took place as part of Berlin Fashion Week from 21-24 January 2021, successfully encouraged a change in the fashion industry and inspired rethinking the future of fashion: with almost 1500 registered participants from all over the world, including high-class professionals and an active audience […]
By joining forces with the digital 202030 – THE BERLIN FASHION SUMMIT in January, Berlin starts 2021 strengthened as the location for sustainability, innovation, and creativity in fashion. With the refocus of Berlin Fashion Week, studio MM04 organized in cooperation with Sqetch, and the Beneficial Design Institute a new collective content format with the aim […]
The use of bio-based materials as well as reuse and recycling are emerging practices in the textile sector. The EU funded HEREWEAR project aims at the creation of a European ecosystem for locally produced circular textiles and clothing made from bio-based resources. We from Sourcebook / Sqetch will support the project to close the loop in textile production […]
The textile and clothing industry is facing the challenges of global, fragmented and predominantly linear value chains, with materials and products being often sourced long distance and <1 % of all textiles worldwide being recycled to new textile fibres. Speedboat-C is addressing these challenges and aims to support generating new circular and resilient business models […]
Welcome to the new decade of fashion! Berlin is transforming itself and aims to enter the year 2021 strengthened as THE location for sustainability, innovation, and creativity in fashion – And we want YOU to be part of it. Thus, we are thrilled to invite you to register for the PRE SUMMIT of the very […]
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Collaboration is key in these unprecedented times of crisis. Supported by Berlin Senat and Fashion Council Germany, we are thrilled to kick off the #DigitalFashionFutureReadiness programme! The #DFFR programme supports emerging brands that are striving for a digital transformation and want to re-equip themselves for the future in order to survive in international competition. Within […]
The All Good(s) event on October 1st was long anticipated as a complementary event to our virtual Circular Design Sprint taking place earlier this year back in May and in June. With all hygiene requirements in place and with a fabulous team of organisers and as equally wonderful participants, we made it happen! Read on […]
We are excited to announce the start of our newest internationalisation project “Innovations for a Global Market – Cooperation Network Berlin & China (CN-BC)”, which runs from June 1st, 2020 until August 31st, 2022 in partnership with the International Design Center Berlin (IDZ). CN-BC supports new business partnerships between Berlin and China in the green […]

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