Opening exhibition Fashioning the Future: Innovation textile value chains

Fashion at WUR surprising? Not at all! WUR has many years of research experience in developing innovations for the textile industry. On September 4th Louise O. Fresco will officially open the exhibition ‘Fashioning the Future’ in Impulse. The exhibition is on the occasion of 100 years WUR and marks the official opening of the WUR Circular Fashion Lab.

Organised by Impulse

Tue 4 September 2018 12:45 to 13:45

Venue Impulse, gebouwnummer 115

Fashioning the Future provides a glimpse of what a circular fashion future could look like. In the context of research projects with ArtEZ University of the Arts and State of Fashion, the results of collaborations between scientists, students and fashion designers are shown. Novel products from well-known fashion brands can be viewed, both in Impulse as well as in the town hall of the city of Wageningen.

12:45h Welcome by Kim Poldner, WUR Circular Fashion Lab

12:50h The value of WUR for the fashion industry

  • Eiso Alberda van Ekenstein, Bestuursvoorzitter Stichting Sonsbeek & State of Fashion
  • Prof. Dr. Nishant Shah, Dean Graduate School, Member Executive Board, ArtEZ University of the Arts
  • Louise O. Fresco, President Executive Board Wageningen University & Research
  • Geert van Rumund, Mayor of the City of Wageningen

13:15h Opportunity to visit the exhibition and meet designers, scientists and students who have created the innovations.