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WORTH Partnership Project is about collaboration between talented fashion designers, creative people, manufacturing enterprises (SMEs) and technology firms willing to enter into a partnership to develop innovative products. WORTH Project aims to increase added value and impact, through the combination of creativity, teamwork, and commitment.

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ABOUT

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

ELIGIBILITY

| 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.

CATEGORIES

Fashion/textile
Footwear
Furniture/home decoration
Leather/fur
Jewellery
Accessories

ANGELA CIOBANU AND INNOVARTY PROJECT

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.

ELISA PALOMINO and CAMPOMAG project

Image - Elisa Palomino, Campomaggi & Caterina Lucci and Atlantic Leather

BENEFITS

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.

ADBUSE + GEOBAND  + CASTELLARI project

Image - Adbuse, Geoband and Castellari Project

DEADLINE

24th October 2018 

MORE INFORMATION

For more information please view the website here.