SwitchMed visual

SwitchMed II

2019-2022 Budget: €16.4 million ( EU Investment: €15 million )

SwitchMed II aims at achieving productive, circular and sustainable economies by changing the way goods and services are produced and consumed. In order to achieve this, the programme will provide tools and services directly to the…

THE NEXT SOCIETY Innovators Academy - Milan

THE NEXT SOCIETY

2017-2020 Budget: €7.8 million

THE NEXT SOCIETY is an open community of change makers engaged in innovation and economic development. It aims at reinforcing innovation ecosystems and fostering value creation as well as pushing forward concrete…

Extension deadline for the #EU4YOUth “Shoot & Share” Photo contest

The EU NEIGHBOURS SOUTH Project launched a photo contest between 05th and 23th April 2018 for young people between 18 and 35 years old from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. Eight winners – one from each country – will win a smartphone. To take part in the…

#EU4YOUth “Shoot & Share” Photo contest

The EU NEIGHBOURS SOUTH Project launched a photo contest between 05th and 23th April 2018 for young people between 18 and 35 years old from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. Eight winners – one from each country – will win a smartphone. To take part in the…
Social entrepreneurship

MedUP! Promoting social entrepreneurship in the Mediterranean region

2018-2022 Budget: €5.46 million

The project has the objective to increase economic inclusiveness and employment in targeted countries by: (i) promoting country and cross-country policy and…

EBSOMED project

EBSOMED - Enhancing Business Support Organizations and Business Networks in the Southern Neighbourhood

2018-2022 Budget: €6.25 million

EBSO Med is a 4-year project, co-financed by the European Commission that aims at boosting the Mediterranean business ecosystem promoting inclusive economic growth and job creation, by enhancing the private sector environment and namely…

DG Near

AMICI: A Southern Mediterranean Investment Coordination Initiative

2014-2015 Budget: €1.5 million

The aim of this initiative is to better coordinate, at a strategic level, investment-related programmes launched by the EU in order to increase their impact. Eventually, this coordination should also cover programmes launched by EU…

Egypt

The MENA Guarantee Facility

2017-2027 Budget: €24 million

The purpose of the project is to encourage a select number of financial institutions to increase their lending activity to SMEs by reducing their exposure to risk. It therefore consists in the setup of a pool of instruments composed of Risk-…

EIB

Risk Capital Facility for the Southern Neighbourhood

2015-2025 Budget: €50 million

The aim of this facility is to provide access to equity and debt finance to SMEs in the region in order to support private sector development, inclusive growth and private sector job creation. The Facility will make investments aiming to…

Sanad Fincluders Startup Challenge Amman 2017

SANAD – the MENA Fund for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

2011-2026 Budget: €30 million

SANAD aims to offer market based financial instruments in particular to micro-finance institutions in the MENA region encouraging them to improve access to finance to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in order to support growth…