The scheme, from France's women's ready-to-wear federation, is backed by France’s industry development body Defi. Some 70 brands and retailers will receive grants and have priority access to 20 service providers.
French innovation network R3ilab has chosen four textile companies for the Texia collaborative research programme, which aims to identify the potential benefits of using AI tools in the textile industry.
French firm Heuritech, a specialist in brand and product desirability analysis in fashion using AI tools, is setting its sights on international markets and the beauty sector after raising fresh funds worth €4 million.
LVMH has revealed the names of the 26 companies featured in the second edition of its ‘Start-up House’ technology incubator at Paris start-up campus Station F. Half of them also took part in the first edition.
Next May, the luxury giant will award a prize for the best customer experience solutions for the group’s labels to a start-up. Eligible start-ups must have less than 10 years in business and 100 employees.