CREACT4MED is a project funded by the EU through the EuropeAid Programme led by EMEA, 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.

CREACT4MED is pleased to release its fourth newsletter. In this edition, you can read about the project activities over the last 6 months including the pitch sessions held to select our CCI entrepreneurs for the 6 target countries, the kick-off visits in each country, as well as a summary of the second Annual Conference that took place in November 2022. It is led by the 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.