Call for an eco-designer to participate in Worth partnership project
Apply by December 31, 2017
CALL FOR AN ECO-DESIGNER TO PARTICIPATE IN WORTH PARTNERSHIP PROJECT
The project idea
Within the framework of Worth Partnership Project, a Spanish Company is looking for a designer to collaborate together in the creation of a collection of eco-home garments. The idea is to develop fashion and comfortable garments made with natural biofibres (bamboo, PLA…) with a plus of comfort that will confer to the garments with their confection technologies. The garment will be knitted and the idea is to offer an eco image through the use of the colours and shapes.
Worth Partnership Project is a project from the European Commission that aims to establish transnational collaborations between designers and companies with the aim of producing new and disruptive products for the fashion and lifestyle industry.
Worth will fund 150 projects in 4 years. The first call for proposals is open until the 31st December.
About the project: WorthPartnershipProject
The partnerships chosen will receive:
• 10.000€ funding
• A tailored coaching programme
• Participation in 2 international sectorial fairs to showcase their products
• Participation in 2 networking events to establish professional links
• IPR guidance
To participate in it the following criteria is needed:
*Designers, SMEs, start-ups and technology firms established in the EU-28 countries
*Active in the textile, footwear, leather, jewellery, furniture, fashion sectors
*Forming a transnational partnership (2 or 3 partners from 2 different countries)
*For SMEs being active at least 6 months prior the application. For self-employers, active when the project starts.
How to apply
Applications are open in the project website:
Applicants register individually and will gain access to the gallery where they can have the opportunity to contact with all the other potential partners to form a partnership.
There is also the possibility to apply for help in scouting the appropriate partner at: email@example.com
The final step is the submission of the project proposal by the leader of the partnership.