Med Pearls Project Opens the Call for Proposals for ICT solutions applied to Slow Tourism!

Med Pearls Opens the Call for Proposals for ICT solutions applied to Slow Tourism!

Why apply?

The Med Pearls project performed an ICT needs assessment among the Travel Agencies developing Slow Tourism products, and the following areas of ICT solutions were found as priorities:

·      Gamification

·      Virtual/Augmented reality

·      Digital Booklets / Online Tourism Guides / Geolocation Solutions

·      Promotional Tools

If you are an ICT MSME, start-up or an entrepreneur and have a proposal that incorporates the following to support Slow Tourism products, you can get Subgrants up to 25.000 EUR! 

Your proposals must support the products in one of the project pilot areas in Alexandria, Egypt. (Lakes Mariout & Edku and the Al-Montazah district).

Egyptian applicants must reside in one of the eligible areas in Egypt: Ad Daqahliyah, Al Buhayrah, Al Iskandanyah, Al Isma’iliyah, Ash Sharquiyah, Bur Sa’id, Dumyat, Kafr ash Shaykh, Marsa Matruh.

How to apply?


Deadline: Wednesday the 22nd of June.

To download the Egyptian application package and submit your proposals, please go to the following link.

If you have any questions, please check the FAQ section or contact us at

For more information on the call.

Med Pearls aims at internationally positioning the Mediterranean as a unique and integral destination to experience the Med lifestyle through SlowTourism (ST), inviting travellers to discover sustainably and responsibly new destinations while taking time to have direct contact with local communities. Med Pearls is funded by the ENI CBC MED Programme, with a total budget of 3 Million EUR, of which 2.7 Million (90%) is co-funded by the EU.