EU-funded TEX-MED ALLIANCES launches initiative to help textile and clothing sector recover from COVID-19 crisis

October 14, 2020
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The TEX-MED ALLIANCES project is launching the “Fashion Re-start initiative” to revive the fashion/apparel sector, four Framework Initiatives to help Mediterranean micro, small and medium enterprises (including start-ups) and other support organizations of the Textile and Clothing sector recover after the Covid-19 emergency.

The Initiatives will provide both consultancy services and financial resources for developing new business opportunities through Cross-Border Alliances among Mediterranean enterprises and other economic actors.

Fashion Restart targets designers, clothing manufacturers and local retailers interested in taking advantage of creating new fashion hubs and test new business models in cooperation with other Mediterranean companies and with the coordination of TEX-MED ALLIANCES senior experts.

Starting from October 2020, interested companies can express their interest in taking part to this initiative and can apply until 7 December 2020 to get financial support up to €10,000 the project’s contribution to selected costs.

After the selection of participants and a first provision of funds, the Initiative will be implemented from January 2021 to June 2022. The final outcomes will be new opportunities and Mediterranean alliances for SMEs for fashion restart.

TEX-MED Alliances, “Textile Mediterranean Alliances for Business Development, Internationalization and Innovation” aims at reducing the innovation gap among Mediterranean countries, focusing on three key areas that are crucial for the textile and clothing businesses: Internationalization, Innovation and Circular Economy. The project involves eight partners representing some of the most important textile and clothing clusters of the Mediterranean area in Spain, Italy, Greece, Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan and Palestine.


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Press release

Fashion Re-start initiative brochure

TEX-MED ALLIANCES project fiche

ENI CBC Med – Cooperating across borders in the Mediterranean

Countries covered:

  • Egypt
  • Jordan
  • Palestine *
  • Tunisia