The Future of Eco-Conscious Footwear Manufacturing

The Future of Eco-Conscious Footwear Manufacturing

Lenzing AG, Santoni SPA and Procalçado SA bring their expertise together to create a sustainable shoe entirely made from 100% biodegradable and renewable materials. Following on from the first Innovation Showcase at NEONYT in January 2019, the zero-waste shoe comes to...
Smart Textiles Showcase – from Finland

Smart Textiles Showcase – from Finland

As part of the Innovation Roadshow Showcase, we are excited to present some trailblazing smart textiles from Finland. From chemical-free cellulose fibres to electronic fabrics, read on to discover more about the exhibitors and how to attend the showcase. Spinnova...
Thinkathon Challenges – Frankfurt, May 2019

Thinkathon Challenges – Frankfurt, May 2019

Lectra, DeFINE and SmartX are the Challenge Hosts for the upcoming Thinkathon collaborative ideas workshop on the 13th and 14th May 2019 in Frankfurt am Main during Techtextil & Texprocess. For this edition of the Thinkathon, Challenge Hosts were selected to fit...
Thinkathon Frankfurt 2019/05 Results

Thinkathon Frankfurt 2019/05 Results

For the first Thinkathon to happen outside Berlin, 23 participants were split into 4 teams, to work on 3 challenges set by Lectra, DeFine and SmartX over an intense 2 days. As part of the Innovation Roadshow at Techtextil & Texprocess in Frankfurt, the fourth...
Wear It Innovation Summit 2019 Review

Wear It Innovation Summit 2019 Review

Quite literally the hottest wearable tech event in Europe, the 6th Wear It Innovation Summit took place on the 25th and 26th June 2019 at Berlin’s Kulturbrauerei in the midst of a 38°C heatwave. Founded in 2014 by wearable electronics aficionado Thomas Gnahm – also...
Sourcebook Partner: WE MAKE SHIRTS

Sourcebook Partner: WE MAKE SHIRTS

Introducing our latest Sourcebook Partner WE MAKE SHIRTS: a creative design agency for fashion brands offering the complete 360° package, from concept development to production. Who are you? WE MAKE SHIRTS is a creative agency for fashion and concept design. We make...
Women in Tech: Lina Wassong and Layla Mueller

Women in Tech: Lina Wassong and Layla Mueller

TWO LEADING LIGHTS IN THE WORLD OF WEARABLES REWIRING THE GENDER DIVIDE OF TECH’S MOTHERBOARD All the way back in the 19th century Ada Lovelace (none other than Lord Byron’s daughter) foresaw the computer age with her theoretical software algorithm. A...
Happy first birthday, Sourcebook!

Happy first birthday, Sourcebook!

OUR TODDLER IS LEARNING TO WALK AND TALK AND WE HAVE ALL OF YOU TO THANK – our growing professional network of more than a thousand member businesses who collaborate on more than one hundred projects and jobs each month. It’s been a year full of events,...