WeMed Award 2023: applications are now open!

Monday 17 July 2023

We’re thrilled to announce that you can now apply for the WeMed Award 2023 For this third edition, the award seeks to identify change makers that have a clear focus and mission aligned with the Green Business Support; Circular Economy, Eco-innovative Entrepreneurship field, within the following categories:

  • Business Support Organizations (2 Awards)
  • Entrepreneurs/Start-ups (4 Awards)

The call for applications will be open until the 4th of September. 


The WeMed Mediterranean Sustainability Award is one of the first awards aiming to recognize an inclusive transition to sustainability in the Mediterranean. The Mediterreanean faces a wide batch of environmental and social challenges. Climate change, biodiversity loss, rapid urbanization and increased resource consumption and waste are just a few of these challenges that require radical measures to confront.

In this third edition, there will be 6 prizes in total of 9.000€ each given in the form of consulting services and technical assistance. This year, WeMed Award is targeting Business Support Organizations (BSOs) and Entrepreneurs/Start-ups that are or have been direct beneficiaries of at least one of the 19 EU-Projects analyzed under RESET in the field of Green Business Creation and Circular Economy.

Applicants should have benefited from one of the Outputs (Best Practices, Knowledge, Tool) in one of the Mediterranean eligible regions within the ENI CBC MED Program and have women (no age limit) and/or youth (up to 35 years old) in their team. Check the guidelines to learn more.

This edition 2023 is funded by the ENI CBC Med Programme in the framework of the RESET project and SwitchMed Programme. 

Applications are open from the 17th of July to the 4th of September, you are invited to APPLY to get recognition and support for your project.

The award’s page, www.WeMedAward.org has all the information required to successfully go through the application process.  

The WeMed Award has been created by MedWaves as part of the Switchers Support Programme. The WeMed Award is a flagship initiative of the UNEP/MAP Mediterranean Strategy for Sustainable Development.