COSME Call 2019 - Accelerate and scale-up innovation applications for a sustainable and circular fashion industry COS-CIRCFASH-2019-3-02 Closed!


The general objective is to enhance the competitiveness and improve the environmental performance of European fashion industry by building capacity and supporting small businesses (SMEs, designers and start-ups) in the sector, to become more sustainable and turn their business model into a more circular one.


The consortia must put in place a business support scheme that includes the activities

  1. Facilitate cross-border/transnational cooperation to support the transfer of knowledge and best practice on sustainable/circular fashion
  2. Organising capacity building and support activities for SMEs, designers and start-ups in the fashion industry
  3. Put in place a business support scheme to provide technical and financial support to SMEs, designers and start-ups

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 0,08 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 05 November 2019 - almost two years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry

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