Fashion Foundry - open for applications
From: 02/07/2012 To: 20/07/2012 09:00 - 17:00
Fashion Foundry is a new business incubator and talent hub for fashion and textile designers in Scotland.
Focusing on the luxury market, Fashion Foundry offers 18 months business incubator support to ten of the country’s most promising designers, giving them the confidence and skills to maximise their creative and business potential.
This will be complemented by a series of industry events open to the wider fashion community, fostering a specialist network for the sector in Scotland.
Led by Cultural Enterprise Office in association with Wasps Studios, Fashion Foundry is funded by Creative Scotland, with additional support from Scottish Enterprise.
There are ten places available which are open to applicants from across Scotland: six places with studio residence in South Block, Glasgow and four places without studio residence.
Applications are invited from both start up and established businesses focussed on developing their business in designer fashion and textiles for the luxury market.
Fashion Foundry will galvanise business development for the designer fashion and textiles sector and accelerate ten of the country's most promising designers, giving them the confidence and skills to maximise their creative and business potential within the luxury marketplace.
Fashion Foundry offers:
Participants will be introduced to broader professional industry support so that they can operate with increased confidence and independence.
Complementing the business incubator support is a series of inspirational Industry Events encompassing master classes and panel discussions with designers and industry experts, all of which will be open to the wider designer fashion and textiles community.
The incubator is open for applications until midday Friday 20 July 2012.
are wanting to either
are legally entitled to live and work in the UK
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