InnovAgroWoMed: supporting business creation among women in rural areas


Sub-grants under InnovAgroWoMed will be used to encourage young women selected for the training program to start their self-employment career. 

Potential beneficiaries

Young women (including NEETs) participating in the training course.

Total available budget


Number of sub-grants and breakdown by country

14 subgrants of €15.000 each

Actions to be carried out with the sub-grants

The sub-grants will cover the expenses for set up of their own cooperative start-ups on the basis of a detailed business plan.

Selection criteria and award procedure

The selection procedure will be as follows:
•    4 calls for participation to the training programs addressed to young women in the 4 involved regions will be published. 
•    Those women participating in the trainings who wish to launch a cooperative start-up will have the opportunity to apply for the sub-grants by submitting a detailed business plan at the end of the training program.
•    The selection committees will assess the candidacies received according to criteria set in the call, and will select the most suitable candidates.
•    The awarded sub-grants recipients will be subject to a contract agreement with the local partner specifying all the financial conditions, and will participate to the technical workshops foreseen.

Tentative calendar

March/April 2022


Barbara Piazzi
Administrative Assistant
CEIS – University of Rome Tor Vergata
Phone. +39.06.7259.5652/5601