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After the success of the two previous editions, the Municipality of Coruche, the leading entity of EEC PROVERE Montado de Sobro e Cortiça again organizes the Contest of Ideas and Creativity of Montado de Sobro e Cortiça.
This third edition is structured in the same way as the previous editions, with four distinct categories: Tourism and Visitation, Forest and Agrifood, Design and New Cork Products, and Fashion. This last category has two subcategories: coordinates and footwear.
Applications open in early April, and until April 13, you can apply for the Fashion category, while for the remaining categories you can apply until April 26. The selected candidates will have the opportunity to present their idea to a jury made up of entities invited by EEC PROVERE “Montado de Sobro e Cortiça”.
The selection of Finalists in the Fashion Category will be announced until April 20 for the production of coordinates and cork footwear for the presentation under the Coruche Fashion Cork – FICOR – International Cork Fair. In the remaining categories – Tourism and Visitation; Forest and Agrifood; Cork Design and New Products – by May 14th it is decided who will present their projects on June 18th at the Cork and Cork Observatory. The Fashion category will present its projects at FICOR – International Cork Fair and the remaining categories at the Cork Oak and Cork Observatory.
The Objective of the Ideas and Creativity Contest is to contribute to stimulating creativity and entrepreneurship in the EEC PROVERE “Montado de Sobro e Cortiça” territory. In addition, it is intended to promote the promotion of endogenous resources in the region, through the recognition of innovative projects that demonstrate the potential to boost the dynamism of the Cork Oak and Cork Forest.
You can consult the Rules for Participation in the Contest of Ideas and Creativity of Cork Oak and Cork Oak here: PARTICIPATION RULES