The GCA winners
Innovation has the power to do it, and our GCA winners prove it. Already, many teams collaborate with global brands, suppliers and businesses to pilot and scale their innovations and transform the entire fashion and textile industry.
Our winners have disruptive ideas within material, production, recycling, design and customer use – find out more and learn how their innovations can reinvent the industry.
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations.
KTH Royal Institute of Technology is one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation.
The Mills Fabrica is a go-to solutions platform accelerating techstyle and agrifood tech innovations for sustainability and social impact.
As a philanthropic change agent for the fashion and textile industry, we want to enable a planet positive industry by accelerating and supporting breakthrough innovation to scale and disrupt how fashion is made, seen and worn.
Through our innovation challenge Global Change Award, we support and accelerate early-stage solutions that could transform the future of fashion.
The winning teams receive a financial grant get access to a yearlong accelerator programme, provided by the H&M Foundation, in collaboration with our partners Accenture, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and The Mills Fabrica.
Neither H&M Foundation nor H&M Group take any equity or intellectual property rights in the innovations as the aim is to benefit the entire industry.