Circular opportunities in the textile and fashion sector in France for Dutch entrepreneurs

online | 10th of June 2020

Holland Circular Hotspot together with the Dutch Embassy in Paris, The Netherlands Enterprise Agency and the Dutch Ministry for Infrastructure and Water Management in close cooperation with French and Dutch business representatives organises a webinar on the 10th of June at 15.00 (CET). The webinar is a follow-up on the recently published two-pager on CE in France.


The webinar will focus on the transition to a circular economy in textile & fashion industry and the opportunities it offers for the French-Dutch cooperation.

Programme of the webinar

15.00-15.05 Walk-in

15.05-15.10 Welcome words by Freek van Eijk, Director at Holland Circular Hotspot

15.10-15.15 Introduction by Nico Schiettekatte, Head of Economic Section, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in France

15.15-15.25 Highlights of the RVO report “Innovation and sustainability in French Fashion Tech. Outlook and opportunities” by Alice Gras, President/Founder at Hall Couture, Entrepreneur and Consultant in Fashion.

15.25-15.40 Textile value chain: challenges and Dutch capabilities. Joint presentation by Mieke Evers, International Sustainability Advisor at the Netherlands Enterprise Agency and Rens Tap, Business Developer at Modint

15.40-16.05 Panel discussion with Mieke Evers, Rens Tap, Nico Schiettekatte and Alice Gras moderated by Ruben Dubelaar, International Strategy at Holland Circular Hotspot

16.05-16.10 Concluding remarks

Participation is free of charge, register here!

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