The objective of the CirCoAX Open Call for proposals is to select and provide funding and business support to 30 transnational partnerships each led by one SME according to the definition of the European Commission (natural person or small company, who is henceforth named as the Lead SME), that aims at creating a new innovative product, process, service or business model, directly impacting the take-up and adoption of sustainability and circularity approaches and practices in the fashion & textile sectors.
The selected partnerships will receive direct funding of up to EUR 12.000 for their innovative projects and will also benefit from additional business support services such as training workshops,
mentoring, brokerage events, and support for further funding to ensure the innovative projects in its path to market readiness.
CirCoAX AT A GLANCE
TOTAL BUDGET OF AVAILABLE FOR FUNDING SME PARTNERSHIPS
NUMBER OF PROJECTS TO GET FUNDED
NUMBER OF APPLICANTS PER PARTNERSHIP
Minimum 2 applicants from 2 different eligible countries
MAXIMUM FUNDING PER PROJECT
Up to €12.000
100% of eligible costs
DURATION OF THE PROGRAM
TYPE OF LEAD SME PARTICIPANTS
Designers & Makers, Industry, Education, Communication, Community & Platforms
TYPE OF PARTNER PARTICIPANTS
Another SME, as Designers & Makers, Industry, Education, Communication, Community & Platforms, or research and education institution, public body, large enterprise or any other legal entity, whether for-profit or non-for-profit, that adds value to the project outcome.
Monday, July 19th 2021
Wednesday, July 21st 2021
Wednesday, September 15th 2021
REGISTRATION NOT YET OPEN
Wednesday, October 13th 2021, 17.00 (CET)
March 1st 2022