WORTH Partnership Project | Apply Now
WORTH Partnership Project looks to develop new products and ideas across European and COSME countries by supporting innovative designs, processes, and business models through cross-border and cross-discipline collaborations. With cultural and creative industries (CCIs) accounting for over 3% of the European Union’s gross domestic product and jobs, the EU has started the initiative to ensure CCIs are increasingly able to contribute to employment and growth across Europe.
WORTH Community is made up of people keen to collaborate with the Project and share its values:
| Steering board members: Renowned experts from the fashion and creative industry to collaborate with the awarded partnerships
| Ambassadors: WORTH Project representatives spreading the European values of WORTH
| Coaches / Mentors: High-profile experts to provide tailor-made coaching on different subjects to elevate partnerships’ capabilities and mentor successful projects into the market Support
| If you have an idea and already have a potential partner to work with
| If you have an idea but do not know a partner, we can help you to find the right one.
Partnerships must involve two or three partners with different profiles Designers; self-employed professionals, design labs, and start-ups Makers; crafters and SME manufacturers Technology firms; innovators, tech labs, tech providers and start-ups from at least two participating countries. Check your eligibility and selection criteria by clicking here.
Image - Angela Ciobanu and Innovarty Project
HOW TO APPLY
STEP 1 - REGISTRATION
You may complete the Registration Form without having a partner. All potential partners must register and pass the eligibility check individually.
STEP 2 - FIND A PARTNER
Log in and access the Gallery to look for potential partners to work with. If you do not find a suitable partner on the Gallery, you may request our support. You will find further information on the Gallery. If you have found the ideal group you may go ahead with the next step.
STEP 3 - SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL
Log in and submit the application package: (Project Proposal Form, dossier including sketches, drawings and a preliminary business plan, as well as a portfolio of applicants and video.)
View the application information video here.
Image - Elisa Palomino, Campomaggi & Caterina Lucci and Atlantic Leather
If you are selected you will receive:
| Funding of up to € 10,000 for each project
| Coaching and advice
| Product market positioning and branding
| Participation at two international events
| Networking and cross-sector collaboration
| Product development.
Image - Adbuse, Geoband and Castellari Project
24th October 2018
For more information please view the website here.