31.08.21 – Wearable technologies innovation at Berlin Fashion Week

Wear It Innovation Summit will take place online

The Wear It Innovation Summit, 7–10 September 2021, is going to gather strong opinion leaders of wearable tech and innovative start-ups in one virtual space.


Bionic Pop Artist Viktoria Modesta had a voluntary below-the-knee leg amputation and began modeling at the age of fifteen. © Wear It Innovation Summit


Being part of the Berlin Fashion Week which is visited by more than 70 000 participants Wear It Berlin provides an exclusive chance to shine in the cross-industrial community. © Wear It Innovation Summit


Here sports, medical, sextech, blockchain, safety, IoT, lifestyle and of course fashiontech companies come together to showcase the latest developments in the exciting field of wearable technologies. Under the motto “Learn-connect-develop” Wear It Innovation Summit is aiming to provide a safe space for people from different industries in order to bring new and important innovations to life. Side by side the game-changers of wearable technologies in various fields such as the retailer H&M or Venture Capital company Arkley Bric with upscaling Start-Ups and institutions like the IOTA Foundation (Blockchain) and Artists like Viktoria Modesta (Cyborg Popstar) and Anouk Wipprecht (Fashiontech) will have a chance to get to know each other and compete in an international Innovation Award.

A chance to interact with experts

During the course of the 4 days, participants have the opportunity to learn about cross-industry experts, each day is dedicated to a specific topic.

The audience will have the opportunity to attend panel discussions, keynote speeches and then to join in the conversation in Swimming Pool sessions. Thus giving them the chance to interact with experts, ask questions or even pitch their own project.

On the 3rd day of the Summit, the Innovation Awards will be given to the best international business cases. 10 preselected start-ups will pitch their project or product to the audience and a jury of experts. The three winning teams will be awarded special prizes.

Each day, the online event will start at 5 pm and will wrap up around 7.30 pm CET (11:00 am to 1:30 pm EDT and 8:00 am to 10:30 am PDT).

Program and topics

  • 7th of September – FashionTech And Smart Textiles: Viktoria Modesta and Anouk Wipprecht are pushing the limits of Fashion
  • 8th of September – Sport, Health And Wellness: How bridging these industries leads to a new generation of the wellness products. Panel Discussion: “How connected wearable devices change the way we stay healthy and experience pleasure”
  • 9th of September – Cross Industrial Innovation Award Show: 10 Start-Ups will present their innovative ideas from close-to-body technologies to the soft- and hardware ideas for wearable tech, 3-minute Pitch from the Start-Ups and 2 questions from the Jury Members
  • 10th of September – IoT, Blockchain And Sensors With Wearables Technologies: from blockchain to sensors - how these technologies enable the development of the field.