As the first Fashion & Design business incubator in Qatar, Scale7 was founded by Qatar Development Bank (QDB), in partnership with M7, to serve as a platform to promote, develop and foster the creative industry in the country.
Scale7 is a space where designers, entrepreneurs and startups can find not only support but also inspiration, on their journey towards becoming recognized, commercially viable brands. The programs offered by Scale7 will be entirely brought by Fashion Technology Accelerator.
FAIRE is the digital innovation hub for fashion and design. This is a platform focused on how to use enabling technologies such as Big Data, Cognitive Automation and Deep Learning to evolve the fashion and design industry.
FAIRE – FAshIon REplatforming hub
Intervento realizzato avvalendosi del finanziamento POR FESR 2014-2020: Call HUB Ricerca e Innovazione
Contributo finanziato: 5.246.550,00
Coordinatore: DSTech S.r.l
Partner: Live Tech, Fashion Technology Accelerator, CRS Laghi, IULM, Deda group, Triboo digitale.
FTA is partner of Politecnico di Milano and other international institutions with the Digimood project.
The project aims at developing and testing a set of innovative and interdisciplinary education modules in “Digital Entrepreneurship for Creative Industries”. The specific focus is on the fashion industry (digital branding, retail, service models).
Grant procedure: Call for Proposals Connect/2017/3346110 titled “Module for Master Degrees in Arts and Science.
DeFINE is a 3-year collaborative project, co-funded by the European Commission’s COSME programme, aiming to foster innovation & collaboration within the fashion-technology sectors.
The project is building a network of fashion-tech startups, SMEs, incubators, accelerators, financiers and investors through its dedicated online platform, social media channels, mentoring programme and interactive map. DeFINE also aims to analyse and disseminate knowledge to increase best practices for other fashion-tech communities.
FTA mentors multiple startups participating to the program and is a primary actor for dissemination.
FTA is partner of ePitti for the organization of the eP Summit. eP Summit is the most important event in Italy for fashion technology professionals and startups. In particular, FTA is the organizer of the Brands + Start-ups Catch Up Program within the event.
FTA has collaborated with Kocca, Korea Creative Content Agency, to foster the international expansion of the best Korean Fashion Tech Startups through an international program of mentorship and business development activities held half in Seoul, half in Milan.
FTA has collaborated with Ziphouse, Center of Excellence and Acceleration in Design and Technologies within the Technical University of Moldova. Alongside mentorship sessions and lectures, FTA has accepted the most performing fashion startup for a dedicated mentoring program in Milan.
FTA has collaborated with Bahrain Fashion Incubator to create various training programs in Manama.
These sessions were centered around KPI creation, business planning definition and business development activities.