Tech Transfer Bootcamp Palestine 2020

Tech Transfer Bootcamp Palestine 2020

13 February 2020
THE NEXT SOCIETY Technology Transfer bootcamp is organised from 16 to 18 February 2020, in Ramallah, Palestine by Higher Council for Innovation & Excellence and Flow, partners of THE NEXT SOCIETY. This bootcamp aims at turning research and innovation projects that are close to markets, to…
New cross-border project launched to enhance intellectual property rights

New cross-border project launched to enhance intellectual property rights

12 February 2020
The Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation (JEDCO) on Monday organised the launch of an EU-funded project titled “Intellectual Properties Capacities for Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth in the Mediterranean Region” (IPMED). In partnership with Greece, Italy, Spain and Tunisia, JEDCO will…
Regional seminar to address the fight against corruption in investment transactions

Regional seminar to address the fight against corruption in investment transactions

11 February 2020
A regional seminar on «Enhancing integrity for sustainable investment» will be held on 18-19 February in Barcelona, Spain, in the framework of the EU-OECD Programme on Promoting Investment in the Mediterranean. The objective of the seminar is to provide a platform for multi-stakeholder dialogue on…
EU-funded MENAWARA project : visit to Spain to learn best practices on wastewater treatment

EU-funded MENAWARA project : visit to Spain to learn best practices on wastewater treatment

11 February 2020
There are many ways to reduce the stress on freshwater sources from agriculture improving the quality of treated wastewater. This is what the MENAWARA project partners found in Carrión de los Céspedes (Seville, Spain) during the visit to the experimental plant of Centa, a research centre with…
New solutions for organic waste management: launch of EU-funded CLIMA project

New solutions for organic waste management: launch of EU-funded CLIMA project

11 February 2020
The launching event of the ENI CBC Med CLIMA project ("Cleaning Innovative Mediterranean Action: reducing waste to boost economies") took place last month in Sestri Levante (Italy). The event, hosted by the lead beneficiary Sestri Levante Municipality, saw the participation of the six CLIMA…
Plastic Busters MPAs and COMMON projects team up to monitor the impacts of marine litter in sea turtles

Plastic Busters MPAs and COMMON projects team up to monitor the impacts of marine litter in sea turtles

10 February 2020
The partners of the Interreg Med Project Plastic Busters MPAs and the ENI-CBC Med COMMON have strengthened their collaboration at the occasion of a training on marine endangered species, organized by the University of Siena and the Sea Turtle Rescue Center of Legambiente in Manfredonia (Italy).…
Green entrepreneurship: EU-funded GIMED project maps 25 potential investors in Palestine

Green entrepreneurship: EU-funded GIMED project maps 25 potential investors in Palestine

06 February 2020
In Palestine, the GIMED project and its local partner Leaders Organization recently mapped 25 potential finance sources for green companies to which the beneficiary of the project, after a period of training in green business development, eco-design, access to finance and access to market, will…
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EU-funded SANAD finances 200,000th loan to foster entrepreneurship in Middle East and North Africa

05 February 2020
The SANAD Fund for MSME (SANAD) announced yesterday that its investments have facilitated the 200,000th subloan to support entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa. By providing dedicated funding to local financial institutions committed to serving micro, small, and medium enterprises (…
THETIS-Med: EU contributes to developing new information system on Port State Control

THETIS-Med: EU contributes to developing new information system on Port State Control

05 February 2020
The new information system THETIS-Med went live this month in what is seen as a milestone in the EU’s efforts to foster regional cooperation among Mediterranean countries. It will support the members of the Mediterranean Memorandum of Understanding (Med MoU) on Port State Control (PSC). It marks…
Palestine: EU-funded Med-EcoSuRe project performs energy audit at the An-Najah National University

Palestine: EU-funded Med-EcoSuRe project performs energy audit at An-Najah National University

05 February 2020
As part of the EU-funded Med-EcoSuRe project, 3 different buildings of the An-Najah National University, the largest one in Palestine, have recently undergone an energy audit in view of identifying opportunities to reduce energy expense and carbon footprint. Similar energy audit works were carried…