WeMed Award 2022: applications are now open!

September 14, 2022
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You can now apply for the WeMed Award 2022. For this second edition, the WeMed Award will shed light on the textile and clothing sectors. Thereby, Mediterranean fashion entrepreneurs and sustainable businesses in the textile and clothing sector are invited to prepare and send their applications now. The call for applications will be open until 16 October.

In this second edition, organised by Medwaves, the United Nations Environment Programme Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP/MAP) Regional Activity Centre for Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) and TEXFOR – Textile Industry Confederation, the award will recognize success stories of sustainable businesses in the textile, clothing and fashion sector. This edition 2022 is funded by the ENI CBC Med Programme through the STAND Up! project and the SwitchMed Programme.

The sustainable business models award recognizes projects that are in their “early” and “growth stage” scalable eco-innovative ventures led by women (no age limit) and/or youth (up to 35 years old).

The rewards for each category will consist of a 1st prize (20.000€) and a 2nd prize (10.000€) given in the form of ‘vouchers’ including coaching services and technical assistance. Applications are are open until 16 October, and you are invited to apply to get recognition and support for your project.

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia