December 2014

M.A. graduate Ina Budde has been selected as one of the top 9 LAUNCH NORDIC innovators and will receive support form IKEA, NOVOZYMES, KVADRAT, LEADING SCIENTISTS, INVESTORS AND NORDIC GOV. REPRESENTATIVES on globally scaling the ideas of her Master Project which she produced for her studies in the International Masters Programme – Sustainability in Fashion at ESMOD Berlin.

November 2013
M.A. Alumna Esther Bätschmann wins the German Bundespreis Ecodesign 2013 with her Cradle to Cradle master collection. One of EPEA Switzerland has sponsored her with fabrics for this project.


  • Wilhelm-Lorch-Stiftung // Marina Chahboune


  • Vogue Italia Competition – Scouting Manifesto Eco Collection // Ralf Schuchmann and Simone Simonato – Finalists
  • Eco Chic Design Award, Re-dress // Bojana Draca - Finalist
  • Marianna Brandt Designpreis (Bauhaus) Category Cradle to Cradle // Esther Bätschmann, 1st Prize
  • Cambridge Sustainability Residency, Cambridge University // Kristen Nuttall
  • Creative Conscious Award, London, Category of Fashion and Textiles // Bojana Draca – Bronze
  • Berlin Geekettes Mentorship Program // Anita Heiberg, Simone Simonato, Mayta Leal – selected for mentor program


  • Cotton made in Africa Fashion Contest // Kristen Nuttall – 2nd Prize