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Second SwitchMed Business Networking implemented by UNIDO in Tunisia

by switchmed last modified Nov 02, 2017 11:45 PM

The SwitchMed business networking event, implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), connects EU Eco-Innovation technologies, developed in the framework of EU´s Eco-Innovation and Life programme, to businesses of the Southern Mediterranean region.

The objective of the BtoB event is to strengthen the internationalization of start-ups and SMEs in the Southern Mediterranean region by promoting the transfer of EU Eco-Innovative technologies and the creation of joint ventures, to improve their ability to achieve common competitive advantages in innovation, greening and resource efficiency. In this context, UNIDO is organizing, on the 3rd of November 2017, a second networking and partnership event to present EU Eco-Innovations, ready for market uptake, to Tunisian businesses and practitioners.

This initiative will organize BtoB meetings to be held at Foire du Kram premises between European holders of Eco-Innovations and interested Tunisian companies projects for commercial collaborations and/or industrial partnerships.  

The participation in the UNIDO SwitchMed BtoB is open to all Tunisian companies and is free of charge. 


The event - to be held in Foire du Kram - is organized in collaboration with:

CETIBA – Centre Technique de l’Industrie du Bois et de l’Ameublement

CETIME – Centre Technique des Industries Mécaniques et Electriques

CETTEX – Centre Technique du Textile

CNCC – Centre National du Cuir et de la Chaussure

CTAA – Centre Technique de l’Agro-Alimentaire

CTC –Centre Technique de la Chimie

API – Agence de Promotion de l’Industrie et de l’Innovation

 Check out the video of the last B2B event in Tunis


 Click here to register now for the BtoB event on the 3 of November 2017


Preliminary Agenda of the SwitchMed Business Networking event in Tunisia


  • 3 November 2017:

10h00           Registration

10h30-11h00 Salle Conférences – Foire du Kram - Tunis        

Introduction Seminar: SwitchMed Business Networking for Eco-Innovation

    • Mme Dorsaf ZANGAR LABIDI – UNIDO Representative in Tunisia
    • M. Rachid NAFTI  - MED-TEST Team Leader UNIDO/SwitchMed
    • HE Ambassador of the European Union in Tunisia 
    • HE the Minister of Industry and SMEs

11h00-13h00 Salle Conférences – Foire du Kram - Tunis  

Presentation of the EU Eco-Innovation solutions:

13h00-14h00 Lunch

14h00-17h00 Salle Partenariat – Foire du Kram - Tunis

Bilateral meetings between the EU eco-innovation solution providers and Tunisian companies


Partners for the SwitchMed Business Networking in Tunisia

Venue location

Foire du Kram

Le Kram – Tunis - Tunisia