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Techtextil Russia 2021 fringe program. First day

This year fringe program consisted of two conferences. The conference «Smart Fashion. Smart Workwear» was held on September 14. During the conference, designers, startup founders and representatives of large companies discussed the trends of smart clothes in the Russian market, complex solutions in suits for mining and processing enterprises, and superpowers of electronic textiles.
Anna Maximova, Leading Advisor on Formation of State Policy in Light Industry of the Ministry of Industry of the Russian Federation, told about perspectives of «Smart textile and clothes» segment in Russia. Olga Moskalyuk, project manager of ArktikTex, FIOP Rosnano, and Farrukh Boltbayev, designer and founder of Farrdi brand, presented clothes with «smart» textile materials. In addition, the conference was attended by the heads of the innovative projects of SeasonsTech | Russian Seasons accelerator. Olavi Siikki, the founder of the startup Warmr, told about his unique development - an electronic textile based on printed electronics technology. Bulat Aitbayev, head of MyoFit project, told about «smart» suit with sensors and a mobile platform for increasing the efficiency of sports training.