A leading European programme dedicated to fashion & technology

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 it’s 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.

DeFINE Forum 2021: Speed up and Scale Fashion Tech in Europe

DeFINE Forum 2021 is an interactive event designed to speed up and scale fashion tech startups in Europe.

A conference for innovators, incubators, financiers and game-changers in the fashion tech space, DeFINE Forum 2021 is challenging the status quo by bringing, to the forefront, the opportunity to connect with progressive fashion tech startups and explore strategies and ideas from experts in this space.

Driven to challenge, connect, and create, the DeFINE Forum 2021: Speed up and Scale Fashion Tech in Europe conference will be taking place on 29th April 2021.

Registrations now open.

Get in touch with the Fashion Tech Community

Our Network

By joining the DeFINE Community, you will have access to a network of fashion and technology professionals, start-ups and SMEs, as well as accelerators and incubators from across Europe. Choose how you want to connect below.

LinkedIn Forum

Get in touch & exchange
with people


Discover the actors & organizations
of the sector

Interactive Mapping

Find the specialized incubators & accelerators
in Europe

Focus on innovation & innovative ideas

Our Mentored Start-ups & SMEs

27 Fashion-Tech projects are currently supported by our Mentoring Programme:

Hear from Industry Experts

Our Blog

Discover the latest news, interviews, insights and reports
on the world of fashion-tech

Uniting the European Fashion Tech Ecosystem

The Founders

The project is founded by leading European academic institutions in Fashion and Design, accelerators and incubators, Business Support Organisations, Trade Associations and Financiers. Powered by these cross-sector, international partnerships, DeFINE fosters the building of a pan-European Fashion-Tech network.

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