Mentoring Program

Call for Projects

Mentoring 
The DeFINE Mentoring Program aims to support 25 start-ups/SMEs across Europe through their journey of developing a final product or service.

If you are a start-up/SME, you will be offered free bespoke, one-to-one and online business support from finance and legal to marketing and product development, based on your business needs.

During the eight month Mentoring Program, you will be provided with 80 hours of support:

  • 24 hours of support from your lead supervisor
  • 40 hours of technical mentoring
  • 8 hours of business management support
  • 8 hours of investment readiness support
  • Access to physical spaces such as labs, equipment and tools

As part of the program, you will be mentored by leading professionals within the fashion and technology industry in areas such as design, production and manufacturing. Our mentors will be committed to providing you with the best support and advice to help develop your ideas further, and reach your goals and aspirations.

How do I apply?


Join any of our Info Days to hear more about the DeFINE project and online network community, and attend our Bootcamps to get free one-to-one application support.

If you can’t attend any of the events, don’t panic. Mentoring Program applications will be available online.

Application Deadline


Applications for the first call of the Mentoring Program will be between mid-April to mid-July 2019.

Become a DeFINE member and join the newsletter to be the first to hear about the official application open calls.

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About DeFINE Info Day

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