WORTH II 2nd call is open – designers, SMEs, manufacturers, and tech providers can aply

WORTH Partnership Project is funded by the European Commission under COSME, the EU Programme for the competitiveness of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. WORTH is the sole European project where designers, SMEs, manufacturers, and tech providers work together to develop innovative, design-oriented business ideas. The project focuses on lifestyle industries, including fashion and textile, footwear, leather and fur, furniture/home decoration/interior design, jewellery and accessories.

The project provides companies with an incubation programme to develop new businesses, including 10.000 to 20.000 € in financial support, coaching on business strategy and technology development, legal advice on intellectual property rights and protection, participation in exhibitions and networking and professional links.

The 2nd call of WORTH II is open until 15th February 2023

After a successful 1st call, which featured 65 project winners linked to the 3 pillars of the New European Bauhaus initiative: beautiful, sustainable, and inclusive, WORTH Project announced that registrations for its new call for applications is open. The submission period will run to February 15th, 2023.

If you are a creative designer seeking an opportunity to create innovative design solutions that contribute to more sustainable lifestyle industries, this is the project for you!

More information and registration to the WORTH project is available here