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SwitchMed supports the mainstreaming of resource efficiency in the Manufacturing Industry

SwitchMed supports the mainstreaming of resource efficiency in the Manufacturing Industry

Thanks to its experience in the sector of sustainable production and consumption, SwitchMed has been invited to share its best practices in resource efficiency in manufacturing industries in a workshop organized by the EU commission.

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SwitchMed is exchanging its best practices at the 7th EcoMedaGreen Summit

SwitchMed is exchanging its best practices at the 7th EcoMedaGreen Summit

The Eco MedaGreen Summit aims to merge the interests of the Mediterranean private sector with environmental values, by creating greater awareness and finding synergies between the two. On November 23rd 2017, SwitchMed, among others key experts and prime regional players will convene to exchange knowledge at the Panel "Waste Management and Recycling in the Realm of Circular Economy" during the Mediterranean Cities Economic Forum.

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Reiterating Tunisia’s industry on the benefits of eco innovative solutions

Reiterating Tunisia’s industry on the benefits of eco innovative solutions

As Tunisian businesses are striving to become more competitive on European markets, UNIDO organized in the framework of the SwitchMed programme a second B2B event presenting European eco-innovations to Tunisian businesses. Adopting market ready innovative green solutions, could move Tunisia’s industry towards a more sustainable production and lay the foundation for increased competitiveness, export and job creation

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Our Palestinian Switcher won a ticket to the 2nd BGS Solar Summit

Our Palestinian Switcher won a ticket to the 2nd BGS Solar Summit

SwitchMed Programme provides support for its green entrepreneurs and Switchers to attend events that bring investors, entrepreneurs and industry experts together. As sponsor of BGS Solar Summit, SwitchMed has offered to one of its Switchers, Fedi Bkirat, founder of RACK TECK, the opportunity to expand its portfolio of projects and services by attending the summit.

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SwitchMed contributes to green jobs generation in the Mediterranean

SwitchMed contributes to green jobs generation in the Mediterranean

Green innovation and employment generation go hand-in-hand at the ILO-ITC Academy on Green Jobs Promotion in the MENA Region.

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Lebanese Green startups meet investors

Lebanese Green startups meet investors

On Monday, November 27th, 8 green start-ups will pitch in front of investors with the chance to win one trip to join the SwitchMed Connect 2018 in Barcelona.

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 SwitchMed and our Egyptian Switcher are featured in COP23 side event

SwitchMed and our Egyptian Switcher are featured in COP23 side event

How Youth Mediterranean initiatives are turning climate change into an opportunity? Thanks to SwitchMed, Up-Fuse, a brand that promotes eco-conscious lifestyle by designing and producing upcycled bags from discarded plastic waste, will be one of the featured initiatives in this COP23 side event “Engaging Youth in Climate Action in the Mediterranean”.

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SwitchMed is accelerating the transition towards a Circular Economy at the Smart city Expo World Congress 2017

SwitchMed is accelerating the transition towards a Circular Economy at the Smart city Expo World Congress 2017

How to accelerate the transition towards circular economy in both public and private sector? At the Smart city Expo World Congress 2017 SwitchMed will be moderating a session on November 14th in Gran Via Venue , addressing unsustainable patterns of consumption and production by designing new models of development and business strategies. The aim of the session is to bring useful and up-to-date knowledge about smart cities based on real experiences and practices, as well as to debate about future visions, goals and challenges to develop smart cities.

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The Istanbul Environment Friendly City Award: public voting

The Istanbul Environment Friendly City Award: public voting

As an incentive to raise awareness of the general public regarding the quality of the environment and the importance of urban issues for sustainable development, a public voting for "The Istanbul Environment Friendly City Award" has just been launched for a period of two week. You are invited to vote for your fqvorite city until the 21st of November 2017.

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Switcher of the Month

Switcher of the Month

Our Switcher of the month in November is Agrimatic, an Egyptian startup developed a soilless agriculture system, substituting soil with a water-based environment and saving up to 90% of the water used in traditional agriculture. Agrimatic is changing the world one crop at a time.

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