Innovation Unseen supported by the Sustainability Lounge & Polartec


Expert Talk Area

Wednesday 20th March 2024

17:00 - 17:45 CET

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Three Pecha Kucha presentations „ Best of the Innovation Zone; products not seen before“, plus atlat from the Sustainability Lounge, Ramesh Kesh from Polartec.

About the orators

Ms Alexa Dehmel

active sports design & consulting

Performance Apparel Design & Functional Material Advisory | Innovation & Sustainability | Functional Fabric Curator | Guest Lecturer | Freelance Journalist


Performance Apparel Design & Functional Material Advisory | Innovation & Sustainability | Functional Fabric Curator | Guest Lecturer | Freelance Journalist

Alexa Dehmel is a performance sports clothing & sportswear design expert and functional material advisor with over 20 years experience in the industry apparel business and design agency, Functional Fabric Curator since  over 15 years for Performance Days/ Munich and Functional Fabric Fair/ Portland & New York, Functional Textiles/ Shanghai, Trend Scout, Guest Lecturer and Freelance Journalist. She maintains an extensive network of leading experts as well as personal connections to relevant cooperation partners and supporters, which she may contribute profitably to her customers and the textile industry. She strongly believes that the future responsible way is the most valuable way to advise companies in the textile industry. Her mantra is innovation & future-oriented consultancy for more brand vitality.

Anna Klemm


Betina Theilgaard Lauridsen


Circular Product Developer

Jeroen Muijsers



Josua Ovari

atlat GmbH, München


Mr PhD Ramesh Kesh


Senior Vice President & Global Business Manager

Ramesh Kesh is Senior Vice President and Business Manager for Government and Defense Business and Polartec Business Units. With over 70 issued patents in U.S. and in other countries, during his tenure at Milliken, Ramesh has and continues to direct and lead development organizations in multiple business units. Ramesh joined Milliken in 1996 as a Senior Development Engineer in the Airbag Business where he supported business growth through major innovations in airbag designs and multiple coating technologies that has been licensed and currently used in three continents.  His inventions are being utilized in over 200 million vehicles globally. He received his M.S. in Chemical Engineering with specialization in Material Science and Artificial Intelligence, and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering and Polymer Science.

Revital Nadiv


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