Hon.-Prof. Dr. Sascha Peters is the founder and owner of HAUTE INNOVATION in Berlin. With his expertise based on more than 20 years of consultancy and development work, he is one of the most renowned materials experts and trend scouts in Europe. He is the author of numerous professional publications on sustainable materials, smart materials, and innovative production processes. Peters has been a member of the jury of the Red Dot Product Awards since 2015. In autumn 2019 he was appointed Honorary Professor at HAWK in Hildesheim.