Interreg Creative@Hubs launches a call for aspiring entrepreneurs in the Agrifood and Creative sectors- deadline 3 April

CIHEAM Bari and the University of Salento launch an Expression of Interest for aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators in the agrifood and Creative and Cultural sectors with an innovative idea, within the framework of the Interreg CreativeHubs Project.

The call is focused to Team ideas. Seventy participants aged between 18 and 35, with a high school diploma and resident in Puglia, will be selected.

Applications must be received by 23:59 of 03/04/2023.

Read the complete call here

The selected ideas will take part in a MENTORSHIP TRAINING COURSE aimed at supporting the creation or growth of the ideas presented according to their project status.

The “Rural Living Lab” training path will be structured through two sessions: one of training and mentoring with teachers, researchers and national and international experts, and one of networking and sharing with senior companies and Apulian experts in the agrifood and creative-cultural sectors.

At the end of the “RURAL LIVING LAB” training course, a certificate of attendance of the activity will be issued to all participants. 

In addition, a “Pitch Competition” will be organised among the participating Teams and the first three winners will have access to services or products to facilitate the development of the candidate innovative ideas.

For any information on this expression of interest, please write to the following addresses:

Prof. Maria Elena Latino –;

Ing. Marta Menegoli –;

KU Youth Entrepreneurship & Innovation Ecosystems of CIHEAM Bari – youth&