The Refashion’s Innovation Challenge eligible projects must concern the recovery of nonreusable post consumer textiles and footwear from household consumption and collected in France.
For the 2023 edition, projects must come within the scope in one of the following strategic areas:
- Eco-design of textiles and footwear for recycling
- Innovative solutions for sorting and preprocessing non-reusable post-consumer textiles or footwear for recycling
- Innovative solutions for recycling non-reusable post-consumer textiles or footwear, or incorporation of recycled materials into industrial solutions
The proposed solutions must have a TRL between 1 and 4, corresponding to the research and early development (prototyping) stages. More advanced projects will not be eligible, although they may be presented in the form of pre-projects / feasibility studies, before submission to the 2024 edition of the Innovation Challenge.