Call for Applications | Worth Partnership Project

Worth aims to establish collaborations between designers, companies and tech providers aiming to develop new and disruptive ideas with a high design component. By providing a financial support, a tailored mentoring programme, the participation in two International events, networking and profesional links. The project will run during 4 years until 2021 and different calls will open to fund 150 projects in total. Interested? Apply now! 

Worth benefits

If you are selected, you will receive:

  • Funding of up to € 10,000 for each project
  • Coaching and advice
  • Product market positioning and branding
  • Participation at two international events
  • Networking and cross-sector collaboration
  • Product development.


Who can apply?

Partnerships must involve two or three partners with different profiles

  • Designers; self-employed professionals, design labs, and start-ups
  • Makers; crafters and SME manufacturers
  • Technology firms; innovators, tech labs, tech providers and start-ups

From at least two participating countries. Worth is looking for creative and disruptive minds involved in the following sectors: #Fashion/textile #Footwear #Furniture/home decoration #Leather/fur #Jewellery #Accessories

You can apply if you have an idea and already have a potential partner to work with or if you don't have a partner yet, we can help you to find the right one.

Check out the eligibility criteria here.


How to apply?

Step 1 - Registration 

  • You may complete the Registration Form without having a partner
  • All potential partners must register and pass the eligibility check individually.

Step 2 - Find a partner 

  • Log in and access the Gallery to look for potential partners to work with.
  • If you do not find a suitable partner on the Gallery, you may request our support. You will find further information on the Gallery.
  • If you have found the ideal group you may go ahead with the next step.

Step 3 - Submit your proposal 

Log in and submit the application package:

  • Project Proposal Form
  • Dossier including sketches, drawings and a preliminary business plan
  • Portfolio of applicants
  • Video


Not clear yet? Check out the application video tutorial here.



24 oktober 2018


WORTH Partnership Project



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