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The European Union granted 2.4 million euros to the an Israeli company

23 August 2019
Israel-based anti-bacterial fabric startup Sonovia was awarded a 2.4 million euros (approximately $2.66 million) grant from Horizon 2020, the European Union’s research and innovation program. Sonovia develops sonochemical coating for fabrics to make them anti-bacterial and odorless. Read more…
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The EU behind the study visit and the formation of clusters of 7 Mediterranean countries

21 August 2019
As part of the European project THE NEXT SOCIETY and AWEX organizes, in collaboration with ANIMA Investment Network and France Clusters, coordinator of the Cluster Booster Track, the study visit and the formation of clusters of 7 Mediterranean countries (Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco,…
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The SwitchMed programme presents the Switcher of the Month of August

20 August 2019
The SwitchMed sustainable consumption and production programme is happy to present the Switcher of the Month of August: Bio Vall is a line of natural cosmetic products made from local Tunisian flora. The founders Nabila Mahjoub and Hinda Regaieg's aim was to promote local biodiversity while…
EU-funded workshop to address post-2020 cooperation on EU external borders

EU-funded workshop to address post-2020 cooperation on EU external borders

19 August 2019
In the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities, “Europe in my region” is organising a workshop on the theme “Cooperation on EU external borders: post-2020, what’s new?” on 9 October in Brussels, Belgium. With the third programming period 2021-2027 approaching, the future of…
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Tunisia: Union for the Mediterranean event to address blue economy key issues

14 August 2019
The UfM is co-organizing on 21 September 2019 the “Forum de la Mer” in Bizerte, Tunisia. The Forum seeks to address key issues of environmental conservation and sustainable use of oceans and seas, the fight against climate change and a sustainable approach to the blue economy at the top of the…
5+5 Water Strategy in the Western Mediterranean meeting to take stock of achievements and discuss future actions

5+5 Water Strategy in the Western Mediterranean meeting to take stock of achievements and discuss future actions

14 August 2019
The 8th Technical Working Group (WG) of the 5+5 Water Strategy in the Western Mediterranean will take place in Valencia, Spain, on 18-19 September 2019. The main objectives of this meeting are to set out the state of play of the Initiative and take stock of the accomplished actions; Propose and…
EU-funded workshop to debate on post-2020 environment

EU-funded workshop to debate on post-2020 environment

13 August 2019
TESIM will organise a workshop on 9 October in Brussels, Belgium, on the theme: “What environment for post-2020?”. In its first part, the participants will share possible answers to the following questions: how does cross-border cooperation foster the protection and preservation of the environment…
10th meeting of the EU-funded Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group in September

10th meeting of the EU-funded Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group in September

13 August 2019
The 10th meeting of the Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group is to be held on 23-24 September in Athens, Greece. The meeting aims to take stock and review progress achieved with the implementation of the programme of work of the H2020 Review and Monitoring group and in particular assess…
EU supports renewable energy in Tunisia

EU supports renewable energy in Tunisia

09 August 2019
The European Union welcomes the completion of Tozeur’s solar power plant, the first of its size in Tunisia, and looks forward to its commissioning. The 32 000 photovoltaic panels would power the equivalent of a city of 12 000 inhabitants. The EU has funded its design and building for a total…
The European Union renews its support to development in Tunisia

The European Union renews its support to development in Tunisia

08 August 2019
Two conventions between the European Union and Tunisia were signed on 6 August for a total amount of 30 million euros. The first convention (PROVILLE) will enable the building of infrastructure and the renovation of 146 poor neighbourhoods and will offer its inhabitants, and especially youth,…