December 2017

You are welcome to participate in a tender for the best business-project in the field of creative economy

Representatives of Vitebsk and Gomel (individuals or teams) are invited to participate in the competition for the best business project (startup) in the field of creative economy. The tender is organized within the programme "Learning city for creative economy" implemented by DVV International Belarus in cooperation with the Association of Lifelong Learning and Enlightenment, Association of Business Education and educational institution "Social interventions".

The goal of the tender is to promote entrepreneurship development in the pilot cities of the program, Vitebsk and Gomel, by supporting local business projects in the sphere of creative economy – incl. advertising, architecture, crafts, design, interactive entertainment programs, performing arts, information technologies, mass media etc.

Eligible applicants should be individuals and groups of individuals performing their professional activities or being members of organizations operating on the territory of the pilot cities of the program – Vitebsk and Gomel.

The total amount of allocated financial resources is 5200 euros (incl. taxes). In total, 4 business projects will be supported (2 in each pilot city – Vitebsk and Gomel).

The competition is held in three stages:

Stage 1 (until January 19, 2018) includes the submission of applications to the Selection Committee according to the approved form (Annex 1). For the selected participants, a consultation will be organized to prepare a full version of the application for the 2nd stage of the competition.

Stage 2 (until February 19, 2018) includes submission of the full version of applications to the Selection Committee according to the approved form (Annex 2).

Stage 3 (until March 5, 2018) includes the decision of the Selection Committee and announcement of winners.


- carefully read the Tender Regulations available here;

- fill in the application form in accordance with Annex 1 in Russian or Belarusian (the application form can also be requested via e-mail;

- send an application in accordance with Annex 1 in an electronic form to the email with a topic "Tender of business projects" no later than January 19, 2018.

The results of the selection of the 1st stage of the competition will be announced by February 5, 2018 at the latest.


Should you have any questions, please, feel free to contact DVV International Belarus: tel. +375 (017) 207 98 35, (029) 171 93 97, (029) 257 43 97, email - (contact person – Natallia Prystrom).