CREACT4MED is thrilled to release this 6th newsletter this November. This edition covers activities from March to November 2023 including key updates to the cultural and creative entrepreneurial projects, the second training cycle of aspiring start-ups, and events in which the CREACT4MED team participated including the first Med CCI Hub! The foreword comes from CREACT4MED Project Coordinator and Senior Project Manager at EMEA, Maria Ruiz de Cossío.

CREACT4MED is a project funded by the EU through the EuropeAid Programme, which aims to strengthen businesses with the Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs). It seeks to support entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs, create jobs, and foster sustainable economic growth in the Southern Mediterranean, with a particular focus on young people and women.

It is led by Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association (EMEA) (Coordinator), with the partners Institute of Entrepreneurship Development (iED), European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed), Union of Mediterranean Confederations of Enterprises (BUSINESSMED), Redstart Tunisia, Confédération méditerranéenne pour le développement (MED Confederation), Beyond Group, Libera Università Maria SS. Assunta (LUMSA Università), Association of Organisations of Mediterranean Businesswomen (AFAEMME), Positive Agenda Advisory, and Womenpreneur.