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Wear It Innovation Summit 2021 (Online Edition)
took place from 7th – 10th September 2021 aiming to bring together cross-industrial experts involved in wearable technology.

Already in its 8th year, Wear It Innovation Summit is Europe’s leading conference and platform for professionals in the wearable technology business. 

Showcasing wearable technologies and their applications in commercial products, this event is the place where game-changing startups and innovators meet today’s industry leaders and executives.


This year´s edition of Wear It Innovation is officially part of the Berlin Fashion Week, have a look here for more information

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Every week we release new conference talks on Youtube

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Each day one focus topic

Each single day from 7th – 10th of September, the online event started at 5 pm and wraped up around 7.30 pm CET (11:00 am to 1:30 pm EDT and 8:00 am to 10:30 am PDT).

Day 1
  • Electronics In Textiles
  • Marketing And Popculture
  • Smart Fashion For People With Disabilities
  • Fashion And 3D Scanning
Day 2
  • Close To Body Healthtech
  • Telemedicine
  • Sextech
  • Mentaltech
Day 3
  • Investors´ insights
  • Start-Up Pitches
  • Learnings by Founders
Iot, Sensors
Day 4
  • Latest Innovations in wearable hardware
  • Blockchain Technology
  • Cloud based device management

Facts and Figures

Conference Days
Networking Sessions & Master Classes
Exhibition Booths
Registrations over four days


Pankaj Kedia

Global Business Head, Smart Wearables and Shareables Segments at Qualcomm

Claire Midwood


Ally Sujin Choi

Director of Product Marketing for the Wearables segment at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Viktoria Modesta

Bionik Pop Artist, UK

Andre Heeg

Managing Director & Partner, BCG Digital Ventures

Anouk Wipprecht

Founder and Designer

Charles Johnson

Former Global Director Innovation at Puma SE

Bryony Cooper

Managing Partner at Arkley Brinc VC

Asher Levine

Designer and Founder at Asher Levine Studio

Rachel Braun Scherl

Co-Founder, Managing Partner & Chief Vagipreneur® at SPARK Solutions for Growth

Tobias Herzog

Managing Director at Tailorlux GmbH

Tara Merk

Strategy Analyst at IOTA Foundation

Mina Begum

Head of Scounting at leAD

Ariel Garten

Founder at InteraXon (MUSE)

Loreto Binvignat Streeter

Founder and Creative Director at anima.

Chris Blomfield-Brown

Product Manager at CORE

Natalia Modenova

Founder at DRESSX

Sandra Nicoline Nielsen

Co-Founder at Hands.on.matter

Tim van der Loo

(Post consumer) Material - Product designer

Youyang Song

Textile designer

Mina Begum

Head of Scounting at leAD

Tobias Albert

Digitization Professional at August-Wilhelm Scheer Institute and Project Member at MYOW

Clara E. Gleiß

Researcher at DFKI, InTex

Anneke van Abbema

Wearable and Softgoods Designer at Ann.ID

Mark Melnykowycz

Application Lead at IDUN Technologies AG

Holger Hendrichs

VP Sales and Marketing at GreenTeg AG

Fabine Völter

Researcher and doctoral student at the Fraunhofer Project Group Business & Information Systems Engineering

Manan Patel

Growth Accelerator at Ocean Protocol

Tim Bibow

CEO at Stilnest

Malou Beemer

Dutch designer and researcher

Florian Simmendinger

Founder & CEO at Soundbrenner

Denis Altschul

Co-Founder & Managing Director at TOCA

Ichiro Amimori

Co-Founder and CEO at Xenoma

John Hornes

Founder at Medzys AS

Nate Robinson

Founder at LunaMicro AB

Tanya Colonna

CEO and Founder at Oro Muscles BV

Juan Opitz-Silva

Co-Founder at MotorSkins

Boudewijn Wisse

CTO at Laevo

Josh Rabinowitz

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Articulate Labs

Rolf Fricke

Head of R&D at Condat AG and Project Coordinator at MYOW

Manon Montant

Senior Project Manager at Wear It Berlin GmbH

Stefan van der Fluit

Co-founder & CEO at Flow Bio

Dr. Johannes Kreuzer

CEO at cosinuss°

Korina Molla

WORTH Coordinator at AITEX

Thomas Gnahm

Founder at Wear It Berlin

Gold Partners


The only event that is organized by industry experts

Wear It Innovation Summit is the only industry event organized by actual wearable product developers. We are the game changers and we see the needs of existing industries for new solutions – and we have precise insights on how wearable technologies will change your business.

Wear It Berlin Agency is commissioned by major brands such as Siemens, H&M, Stihl or Elten Shoes to develop real products for real customers and kickstart new commercial businesses.

A must-attend event for industry leaders

This event is targeted towards executives, decision-makers, R&D and innovation leaders as well as investors and media representatives who are looking for the best solutions and most promising game-changers in the field of close to body and wearable technologies that can lead to commercial products.

Success Stories

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“ProGlove has grown rapidly and as a founder of the company I can only take part in selected events. Attending Wear It Festival as a speaker and exhibitor was very valuable for us. Here, leading innovators from Europe and the US come together to network in a great atmosphere.“

Thomas Kirchner, the CEO and Founder of ProGlove which has raised a stunning $9.2 million to date.

“Representing a big retailer company like H&M, we are seeking to fully engage with dynamic startups during conferences. At Wear It Festival, we felt very comfortable and had impactful conversations with many design-driven startups during our office hour sessions.Now, we are in contact with three of them and highly pleased we could achieve meaningful collaborations so quickly!”

Oliver Lange,
Head of Lab Germany at

H&M Laboratory Germany

What experts say about Wear It Innovation Summit

I think it’s incredibly important to exchange ideas because there are so many directions and niches in this field. It is necessary to bring all stakeholders together in one room.This event is very inspiring and it´s definitely worth taking part in!

Moritz Waldemeyer, Creative Technologists London

Berlin should be positioned internationally as Wearable City – therefore we need platforms like the Wear It Festival.

Gesche Joost, Digital Champion for the EU commission & former Wear It Festival Ambassador

The search for innovative solutions and wearables is a big topic at the moment! Of course we deal with the issue and we see if we can work together with one or the other here at the event.

Ramin Scharifi, VW Garage – Connectivity Lab

It´s a good place for networking and you get a lot of new impressions of fields that you will rarely get to know at other conferences.

Malte von Krshiwoblozki, Fraunhofer IZM Germany

Wear It has been a very significant forum because it brings together some of the top people in the industry and it gets them talking. It gets people sharing ideas. There is a great opportunity to get feedback.

Bradley Quinn, fashion strategist & author, UK

I think we want to revolutionize the fashion tech industry by really bringing together everybody in it and that’s why these conferences, why Wear It is super important to the industry. Let’s get everybody together and let’s co-make.

Matthew Drinkwater, Head of Innovation Agency at London College of Fashion

At the Wear It Festival it is an intimate setting that allows us as experts to sort of like shine, speak with the audience and the actual Wear It Hub allows for people to really in a very very short period of time in a very small space to showcase their products.

Sabine Seymour, Founder + CEO of SUPA.ai

We are looking at Wear It Festival, collecting information what is it about, what is the next hype, what may happen here. Not only here because this will be carried out into the entire world.

Philipp Miehlich, General Manager Business Unit OEM at VARTA Microbattery

Let´s Innovate together

Join our community and become a member of  our “Wearable Technology Professional Exchange” on Linkedin. Meet experts and stakeholders of the across all sections of wearable tech industry, make valuable contacts and promote your business.

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