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News announcement8 May 20241 min read

WeMed Award 2024

The deadline to apply for the WeMed Award 2024 is fast approaching. The award recognises success stories of sustainable businesses in the Blue Economy sector. 

Supported by the EU-funded SwitchMed Programme, it aims to enhance scalable, replicable and inclusive circular economy ventures in the Mediterranean by developing an ecosystem of business support, innovation, and technology transfer that will lead to sustainable job creation for youth and women.

The 2024 edition is dedicated to a sustainable blue economy, and its main objectives are:

  • Recognising successful start-ups within the sustainable blue economy in the Mediterranean region. 
  • Inspiring other start-ups/entrepreneurs to integrate environmental and social innovations within their business models. 
  • Emphasising the need to promote transformations on the governmental and political level in the Mediterranean area to support the entrepreneurial network in adopting environmental and social improvements in the marine ecosystems. 

The deadline to apply is 19 May.

Applications by entrepreneurs can be submitted at 





Publication date
8 May 2024