Global Change Award for Early Stage Innovations


H&M Foundation is looking for early stage innovations that present new circular approaches with the goal to reinvent the fashion industry. The Global Change Award is one of the world’s leading challenges for early stage innovation, and the largest initiative of its kind in the fashion industry. It was initiated to accelerate the shift from a linear to a circular fashion industry, to protect the planet and our living conditions.

Anyone can apply for the Global Change Award.Each year, five winners are selected by our international expert panel, with extensive knowledge within fashion, sustainability, circularity and innovation.

Applicants, who send their application to the Global Change Award early, compete for an additional chance to win access to the Innovation Accelerator Program. August 29, 2018 – September 21, 2018 is the timeline for your chance to be an Early Bird.

Winner will receive 1 million euro grants and access to one-year Innovation Accelerator Program provided by the H&M Foundation, Accenture and KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.
Application Deadline: 17th October 2018
Screening of Applicants: Oct. 18, 2018 – Jan. 31, 2019
Award ceremony: 3rd April 2019
Innovation Accelerator Program: Apr. 3, 2019 – Apr. 3, 2020
Venue: Stockholm, Sweden

For detail information and application form, click on the provided link.