Circular Apparel Innovation Factory

GOAL & TARGET
CAIF aims to make the Indian textile/apparel industry circular through innovation, prototypes, and partnerships
Circular Apparel Innovation Factory
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The Circular Apparel Innovation Factory was launched in 2018 by Intellecap, supported by  the DOEN Foundation as a pioneering initiative aimed at creating a circular economy in India's textile and apparel industry

Improving the Indian textile industry

CAIF was launched in 2018 by Intellecap as a pioneering initiative aimed at creating a circular economy in India's textile and apparel industry. We are building the industry's innovation infrastructure, and work to bring together a variety of stakeholders across the industry to collaborate on achieving common goals such as: 

  • Increasing the use of sustainable inputs and material
  • Maximizing the utilisation of textile & clothing through superior products and new business models in retail and rental
  • Increasing the recycling of clothing
  • Boosting production through renewable inputs  

Partners of the initiative

Through a facilitated innovation & co-creation process the initiative works with brands, manufacturers, businesses, and other value chain actors to promote the adoption of solutions such as recycling, traceability, and alternate materials at scale. Our aim is to curate strategic partnerships, drive innovations, and support the industry in developing, testing, and scaling new product, process, and business models innovations.  

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