WORTH Partnership Project II is funded by the COSME Programme of the European Union. It creates and supports transnational collaborations between designers, creative people, manufacturing enterprises (SMEs), crafters/makers and technology firms looking to develop design-driven and innovative products.
WORTH Partnership Project II is the second edition of the programme, which ran from 2017 to 2021.
In its first edition, 152 transnational partnerships were selected between 2017-2020, involving 349 partners from 34 EU-COSME countries.
The selected projects will benefit from an incubator programme valued at €60,000 consisting of:
- Media kit including: international media relation activity, advertising and social media marketing
- € 10.000 to € 20.000 funding
- Participation in two international events related to design to showcase the products developed
- A tailor-made mentoring programme
- Cross-sector collaboration and participation in networking events
- Professional links
- Visibility of their professional profile on the WORTH gallery
Experts supporting the partnerships to successfully implement the selected projects through the acquisition of technical and business knowledge, skills and capacities.
Experts in charge of carrying out transparent evaluations of the proposals, providing insightful feedback and advice.