Startup Innovation Award 2020

The place to be for startups and investors

Are you a game-changer or entrepreneur looking for a unique chance to present your business, product or service solution to investors and decision-makers, who recognize the future of techwear and are ready to invest? And are you operating in the fields of digital health, IoT, sports, lifestyle or safety?

If so, Wear It Innovation Award is the perfect platform for you! Our mission is to foster the growth of a promising new industry by bridging the worlds of technology, IoT, gear and textiles in order to create a new global value group: wearable technologies.

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When You Apply Before 1st of March, 2020

Benefits You Get When You Apply Now

Financial Value

  • A chance to win the Startup Innovation Award:
    • Valued at 10,000 EUR
    • Includes 2,000 EUR in cash
  • 2 sqm exhibition booth at the Startup Expo Area
  • 2 exhibitor tickets

Marketing Advantage

  • Winners will be covered by our 20+ Media Partners, including:

    • FashNerd
    • IdTechEx
    • Electric Runway
    • Gründerszene
    • Factory
    • Betahaus


Boost Network

  • Exclusive network access to venture capital investors
  • 3 minutes to pitch your product on the main stage in front of investors & accelerators
  • One-on-one mentoring session with investors, successful founders, top IoT talents and communication wizards.

Meet our partners and startups

Success Story

New business and new partnership success story of H&M and Zyseme.

“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 3 of them and highly pleased we could achieve meaningful collaborations so quickly!”

Oliver Lange, Head of Lab Germany at H&M Laboratory Germany

Partner Network 2020

Partner Network 2019

Investors & Mentors 2020

Bryony Cooper

Managing Partner at Arkley Brinc VC

Gilad Peleg

Joy Ventures

Harald Zapp

Founder & CEO at Next Big Thing AG

Peter Bona

Head of Design at HUGO BOSS AG

Daniel Dumig

New Business & Innovation Manager at ASICS

Investors & Mentors 2019

Startups 2020

Startups 2019