The startup Wair won the Cisco challenge with a fashion accessory, a smart health connected scarf capable of filtering the ambient air we breathe.

At the origin of this innovation is a Parisian, Caroline Van Renterghem, who launched the start-up Wair after finding out during a bike ride in Paris that emission masks were really not very aesthetic. With an idea that combines fashion and health, this entrepreneur won the Young Entrepreneurs Award of the Cisco challenge.

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If you’re interested in creating smart health connected objects, meet at Startup Weekend Paris the weekend of May 8, 2015.