COS-WP2014-3-15-02 – Maximising synergies between tourism, high-end and creative industries

Cooperation project to develop and/or promote a European cultural route around luxury goods (pilot phase)

The objective of the present call is to support the development and promotion of one (new) European Route around one high-end / luxury product, to test the possibility of developing synergies between the tourism and the high-end industries at European level.


The call is open to three high-end products which have been selected on the basis of their economic potential and capacity to diversify European offer during the low/medium season in a wide range of Members States:

  • perfume,
  • chocolate,
  • jewellery.
  • The call closed on 4 November 2014 17:00 (Brussels time)

Eligibility of applicants

Applicants must belong to one of the categories mentioned in section 6.2 of the call and be active in the tourism, creative or high-end sectors, or any other field that is strictly related to the object of the proposal.

Applicants must be located in EU Member States and/or countries participating in the COSME programme under Article 6 of the COSME Regulation.

Proposals should be presented by consortia made of minimum 5 legal entities, covering at least 5 EU Member States or countries participating in COSME.

By way of exception, application may be submitted by one applicant, provided that: 1) it is formed of several legal entities complying with the eligibility, non-exclusion and selection criteria set out in this call for proposals, and implementing together the proposed action; and 2) the application identifies the said entities.

For full details, please consult the text of the call available below.

Submission of proposals

The deadline for electronic submission is 4th November 2014 17.00 hours (Brussels time).

The electronic submission reference for this call is COS-TSYNER-2014-3-15. Access the submission system.

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Partner search

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Additional information for applicants

Various initiatives in favour of the development of European cultural routes have been put in place over the years. For further information, please read section 1.2 of the call.


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