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Welcome to the Start-ups and Entrepreneurs Corner

by admin last modified May 10, 2018 02:56 PM

Would you like to have a leading role in the transition to Circular Economy? Do you have a green business idea but you do not know how to start? Would you like to choose alternative ways to do business? You don’t know where to find technical support and access to finance? Would you like to convert Challenges into green business opportunities? Would you like to get inspired from other successful entrepreneurs?


If so, this is your corner! In SwitchMed, we aim at strengthening green entrepreneurs in the Mediterranean, we provide you with a full range of activities and tools, such as: 

  • Get access to one of the first highly qualified green entrepreneurship training programme in the southern mediterranean countries.  You will learn how to convert step by step your Green Business Ideas into a sound and feasible Green Business Project by joining our on-site trainings.

In order to boost green entrepreneurship, SwitchMed is delivering a Training Programme up to 2,700 entrepreneurs, divided into eight target SwitchMed countries (Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia). This a free of charge training in almost all countries. Next to this first training programme stage, the best 270 ideas will be selected in order to review and improve the green business model, closing the Incubation Phase. JOIN and learn more about the incubation phase of the training programme.

Then an acceleration phase will open for 30 of those entrepreneurs who will receive one-year technical and financial advice, and 9 will be awarded with financial support. Learn more about the acceleration phase.

  • Get inspired by other green entrepreneurs from other Mediterranean countries and/or participate to the Switchers initiative by sharing your green entrepreneurship story! Learn more about the Switchers
  • Join now our network of Mediterranean stakeholders involved in scaling-up Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP), and start establishing strategic relationships with Key Players, such as green entrepreneurs or impact investors. Become a member and see all the advantages that you will benefit from. Join the Action Network!