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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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

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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 2019

Mentors/ Investors 2019

Peter Bona

Head of Design at HUGO BOSS AG

Rey Buckman

Campus Leader at Airbus BizLab Hamburg

Nathalie Sonne

Head of Accelerator at leAD Sports

Benjamin Penkert

Founder at SportsTechX

Jakob Fricke

Director Platform, Europe at Samsung NEXT

Michel Gagnon

Strategic Advisor at Stun and Awe UG

Ulrike Müller

Owner of Ulrike Müller & Partners Business Development for the Creative Industries

Thomas Gnahm

Founder of Wear It Berlin

Malte Behrmann

Legal Mentor

Startups 2019

Nicole Kalagayan

Business Development Manager at ZyseMe

Hannes Thull

Founder at Thullex

Carolin Klipper

Head of Consulting at hessnatur Stiftung

Daniel Strohmayr

Co-Founder at tacterion

David Gambarte

Sales & Marketing Director at Myontec

Sara Dsouki

CEO & Founder at Speetra Design Studio

Jens Grudno

CEO at AssistMe

Youval Kuipers

Director at CrossGuard

Tristan Zuerl


Tim Brownstone

CEO and Founder at KYMIRA

Laura Bücheler

Managing Director at GHOST - feel it. GmbH

Jannik Lockl

Blockchain Researcher at fim Finanz- & Informationsmanagement GmbH

Bobby Östberg

Founder & CEO at ZyseMe

Michel Gagnon

Strategic Advisor at Stun and Awe UG

Thomas Gnahm

Founder of Wear It Berlin

Philipp G. Schwarz


Christoph Hanser

Founder and Fashionpreneur at Luzpac

Ina Budde

Founder of Design for Circularity, Lecturer at MA Sustainability in Fashion ESMOD Berlin

Michaela Schicho

Ceo & Founder of

Konrad Willi Döring

Founder and CEO of Neurofox

Robert Langer

Co-Founder of Neurofox & Co-Founder/CEO of Neurosphere

Milan Baxa

Expert for smart textiles & wearable electronics

Jan Thar

Media Computing Group/Fab Lab Aachen

Wolfgang Langeder

Founder of Skarabeos

Esteban Bayro Kaiser

Co-founder and CEO at WearHealth

Mauricio Piper

Founder at Wotch

Stefan Henzgen

Founder Lunative

Arthur Menard

Founder & CEO of SPARTAN


When You Apply Before 1st of March, 2020

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