Registrations are Now Open for Vestechpro's New Smart Clothing and Apparel Course
Registrations are Now Open for Vestechpro's New Smart Clothing and Apparel Course

A course at the heart of Smart Clothing and Apparel

This pilot smart clothing and apparel course, developed with the financial support of the City of Montreal, will be offered for the first time in the fall of 2022.
A unique opportunity for students, graduates, and professionals in the fashion-clothing and apparel industry to learn about smart clothing development, and to design their first prototypes.

Informations and registration

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16/03/22

New Course: “Create Differently, Develop Eco-Responsible Clothing” by Vestechpro

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Are you a fashion designer or an entrepreneur in the clothing industry?

Would you like to adopt a new business model and design eco-responsible clothing?

Join the first cohort of the "Create Differently, Develop Eco-Responsible Clothing" course launched by Vestechpro, a college center for technology transfer (CCTT) specializing in clothing, affiliated with Cégep Marie-Victorin, member of the CCTT Synchronex network, and qualified expert at the Ecoleader Fund.

The course starts on March 29, 2022 and aims to support designers and entrepreneurs in their approach to developing eco-responsible clothing products. It aims to integrate eco-responsible practices into all stages of clothing product development.

This course is intended for professionals: small business owners (1 to 5 employees) established in Quebec in the clothing industry who wish to approach clothing design in an eco-responsible way.

Program
Module 1: From linear to circular

Module 2: Responsible Sourcing

Module 3: Eco-Process

Module 4: End and Start of the Cycle

Module 5: Business Models and Marketing Strategies

Module 6: Create an Eco-Responsible Textile Product Differently

The course includes conferences, technical training, workshops, visits and exchange and teamwork activities. Participants will develop eco-responsible clothing that will be showcased at an event promoting eco-responsible fashion in Montreal.

Why Register for This Course?

• To integrate eco-responsibility into the different life cycle stages of your products, from eco-design to sustainable, and responsible procurement, including the end of life of your products;

• To develop a systemic and holistic vision of eco-responsible clothing design;

• To meet and discuss with other entrepreneurs and form a community of professionals who share the desire to innovate sustainably.

The “Create Differently” course was developed thanks to the financial support of the Ville de Montréal Economic Development Department, granted as part of the Agir pour les talents 2020 call for projects.
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Format
All activities will be presented in French.
Daytime activities, 9 a.m. to noon
Duration: 72 hours, spread out over 4 months with four three-hour activities per week for 6 non-consecutive weeks.

Price
$250 per participant (72 hours of training and activities), taxes not included.

This is non-credit training.

Location
We will welcome you on-site in compliance with the health measures imposed by the Government of Quebec.

Address

Cégep Marie-Victorin 

7000 Rue Marie-Victorin, 

Montréal, QC H1G 2J6

Number of Participants
10

Information and Registration
To check your eligibility, and obtain the course registration form, contact our team:

T. 514 328-3813 - [email protected]

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