Call for Ideas 2023 - Mind Fashion

MIND Milano Innovation District, which is taking form at the gates to the city, invites students, doctoral students, and recent university graduates to conceive and design a line of clothing or a product inspired by and intended for the inhabitants of the city of the future. The project shall include innovative and sustainable means of production in order to promote MIND as a new player in the international ecosystem of responsible fashion. The Call 4 Ideas (hereinafter also “Call”) is open to students, doctoral students, and recent graduates of Italian or European (including Switzerland and the UK) universities and fashion schools, and to students enrolled in a Higher Technological Institute (Istituto Tecnico/Tecnologico Superiore – ITS) in Italy. The winning project will be produced by the D-house Urban Laboratory established in Milan.


A jury composed of the organizers of the Call 4 Ideas, sponsoring companies, and industry professionals will select the 3 best ideas, which will be presented during the concluding MIND Education event in June 2023:
  • 1st prize: the best project will be produced by the urban laboratory D-house in Milan. The participants will receive in-depth training in the application of the manufacturing technologies used in the concrete production of the submitted project output (TBC);
  • 2nd prize: a scholarship for the EIIS graduate program in Fashion & Sustainability Management and an internship opportunity with a leading company in the sector;
  • 3rd prize: a scholarship for the gratuate program in Fashion & Sustainability Management.
Deadline 28 May 2023.