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Up-cycle Nike Grind wastes into high quality microfiber durable socks.

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Which Nike Grind materials will your idea utilize?

  • Rubber Outsoles
  • Rubber Flashings
  • Rubber Granulate
  • Mixed Apparel Textile
  • Mixed Footwear Textile
  • Footwear Fiber "Fluff"

How specifically will these materials be incorporated into your solution?

Please include a visual (can be either 2D or 3D) representation/prototype of your concept. (required)

What is the current stage of development of your idea?

  • Research & Early Testing

Describe your target market. Who will benefit from your product?

World Fashion Athletisure (Yoga, meditation, ...)

How is your idea innovative?

What inspired this idea?

Inspired from Animal feets and the regeneration of Nature

Tell us about yourself and your team. What is your background and experience?

In what city are you located?

Siem Reap

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Photo of Arvind Kumar

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Photo of Lauren Ito

Hi Savin Oeun ,

A reminder that the ideas phase of this Challenge closes in less than one hour, at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Please have your submission updated by this deadline with content to all proposal questions complete.

Excited to have you in the Challenge!

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Hello Catherine !
Thank you so much for sharing our enthusiasm!
I appreciate also discovering the science of phlebology and a real potential market for technical composite eco textiles.
We would be pleased to approach professional of the phlebology sector for understanding more about their needs. And I am also convinced that a good balance ration blind of lotus fibers and recycled fibers made from Nike’s textile and plastic wastes, could match well with the need of absorbability, breathability light weight, fast drying and elasticity properties for venous contention.
Regarding extreme sportswear, it is indeed a very important target for us as the lotus microfiber provide this specific properties of resistance, absorbability and breathability when the recycled rubber by example will provide the elasticity of the fabric. Our objective is to create a huge range of green technical yarns that we can weave on client request to answer their specific request in term of properties, quantities but also in term of budget.
Thank you again for your inspiration and your useful suggestions,

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Lotus Tec seems to offer many opportunities in many areas.
What do you think of the field of health and particularly in phlebology for venous contention?
Specialized laboratories are looking for natural, breathable (for a better tolerance) and elastic fibers with Nike's wastes to ensure the necessary venous compression and the best comfort to the patient.
What do you also think of using this mixed fibre in technical clothing (made to measure) for extreme sports?
These activities need specific characteristics that require the most accurate dosage of lotus fibre and elastics fibers with Nike's wastes.

Samatoa ! Divine Idée !!!