INNOMED-UP launches all to support circular economy and innovation in the cultural and creative sector in the city of Palermo, Italy


Within the project INNOMED-UP, CRESM ("Centro ricerche economiche e sociali per il Meridione") is launching a call for sub-grants proposals to finance SMEs in the Cultural and Creative Industry (CCI) for developing products, services or entrepreneurial models in the framework of Circular Economy.

 Who can participate

 The call is open to SMEs according to the EU Commission Recommendation of 6 May 2003 (art. 1), including in particular NGOs and individual companies.

Potential applicants have to be established in the Metropolitan City of Palermo.

Main elements

 Sub-grants address three areas of intervention:

  • LOT 1:  Pilot innovative products.
  • LOT 2: Innovation vouchers.
  • LOT 3: Cross-border Mentorship Schemes.

Each SME is allowed to submit, as applicant or as a co-applicant, only one proposal.

More information on the call, including requirements to participate and eligible initiatives, can be found in the Guidelines for sub-grants applicants.

How to apply

 Applicants are invited to submit their proposal via certified email (PEC) to by using the model of application annexed to the Guidelines for sub-grants applicants.

 Proposals must be submitted by the 18th of September at 23.59 (CEST).


For more information on the call and to download the Guidelines for sub-grants applicants and related Annexes, please, visit (Italian only):