The first call for proposals closed on 31/12/2017.

111 proposals submitted
41 proposals shortlisted
27 projects selected for the first round of proposals








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 in two of the top international trade fairs and exhibitions,

  • networking and cross-sector collaboration, and

  • product development.


The project

Creativity. Innovation. Connections.

Designer-led Projects:

WORTH Project supports fashion designers and retailers seeking creative collaborations and opportunities to develop innovative products through new materials, partnerships and processes.

Manufacturer-led Projects:

WORTH Project’s vast network of creative contacts allows manufacturers to work with fashion designers or design-led businesses to introduce new products, processes and evolve existing ranges.

Technology-oriented Projects:

WORTH Project works with organisations to create prototypes or develop new techniques to improve design concepts, flexibility, reactivity, visibility and production management.

The second call is coming soon

WORTH Partnership Project meets your needs to develop your project!

The objective is to support 150 cross-boundary partnership projects between creatives, manufacturers and technology professionals, involving a minimum of 450 companies throughout the four-year project.


WORTH Project Values

Encouraging a network of creative thinking beyond the limits of the ordinary.

Highlighting the importance of European culture and WORTH Project Values.

Generating ideas to spur change and add value to products and businesses: a new way of thinking, a new way of making.

Connecting people across industries to share skills and knowledge by creating together.