STAND Up! extends until 31st March the deadline to apply for circular fashion and textile entrepreneurs
STAND Up! has officially postponed the deadline for submitting proposals to the ‘Call for entrepreneurs and eco-innovative business projects’ until the 31st March. Launched simultaneously last February 15 in the 5 countries involved (Egypt, Italy, Lebanon, Spain and Tunisia), the call should have closed on the 15th of March. However, the whole STAND Up! partnership has decided to extend the deadline until the end of the month in order to answer all requests sent by potential participants and let them understand all the information needed to complete their registration.
The call, developed within the frame of the Growing Innovation Program, has as a main purpose to select 40 projects for each country. Ventures selected should ideally be managed by young innovators, entrepreneurs and start-ups which have a sustainable idea or eco-innovative solution in the fashion, clothing and textile industry to be turned into a scalable and circular business.
The selected participants will access to a capacity-building program tailored to support them in developing validate green business models, access to tailored business support activities and innovation opportunities. STAND Up! aims at involving about 200 applicants from the Mediterranean area which will be directly committed to activities and benefit from the innovation assets of the project.
STAND Up! is an EU-funded project under ENICBCMED programme with a total budget of 3.7 million euros to enhance scalable, replicable and inclusive circular economy ventures in the Mediterranean Find by clicking on the name of the country the forms to apply for the call in each region: Egypt, Lebanon, Spain, Italy and Tunisia (CITET ; CETTEX).