Our Switcher of the month in January 2019 is "STEPMOBILE" a moroccan based eco-friendly start-up offering a mobile wastewater treatment plant, handling run-off water on an ad-hoc basis for small and medium-sized businesses
Our Switcher of the month in December 2018 is "Trash into Toys" an Egyptian based initiative that is boosting the creativity of kids helping them during workshop making their own toys and raise awareness about waste management.
The SwitchMed Synergy Workshop on "towards Social Eco-Innovation in Egypt" was held On October 1st, 2018, in Cairo. It aimed to provide further inputs to the draft white paper on “Promotion on green entrepreneurship and social eco-innovation of civil society organizations. Check out its main outcomes!
Participate in our social media contest before December, 2nd 2018 to win 2 free tickets to the first "Circular Economy in the Mediterranean” exhibition, held in the Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau. You will discover success stories of innovative entrepreneurs and companies that put the circular economy principles into practice in the Southern Mediterranean countries.
On November 17th, the EU Delegation in Tunisia organized a major event in the capital’s hub “City of Culture”, bringing together students, governmental and CSO representatives, and culture aficionados. The EU funded SwitchMed programme did not miss this opportunity to showcase, to the 1000 student present, its efforts in making the circular economy a reality in Tunisia and in the southern Mediterranean region.
Are you a green entrepreneur based in Morocco? Would you like to launch a green business and put a new green product or service on the market but don't know where to start? Would you like to learn how to develop a green business model that creates environmental and social value? If yes, apply now to join our free training. Application deadline is the 22nd of November 2018.
The SwitchMed Connect 2018 is the unique gathering about environmental and social innovations in the Mediterranean that will be celebrating its third edition in the City of Barcelona. It will take place on 13-15 November 2018 at the San Pau Art Nouveau Site. Join the +400 participants from various corners of the Mediterranean and look into ways to accelerate the Circular Economy on many levels
How to establish the Mediterranean region as an international start-up hub? this is one of the four key questions that will be debated during "the first Mediterranean Innovation and Digital Summit" within the framework of the MedaWeek Barcelona, organized by ASCAME. Given its impacts around the Mediterranean, supporting +1000 green entrepreneurs launching their eco-innovative businesses, SwitchMed will be sharing with the audience its experience and lesson learned. Join us at the Meda Innovation & Digital Summit, get to know the new trends, find inspiration, and most importantly: do great business!
SwitchMed offered to the Lebanese Switcher, founder of Sustainable mushroom production unit “Lili’s farm”, the opportunity to participate in the second SWITCH Africa Green regional networking forum, to share his challenges, lessons and experiences as well as build synergy and complementarities with African stakeholders involved in green business development and SCP activities. We have interviewed our Lebanese Switcher Wissam Mansour for you, have a look at his enriching experience.
The B-HUB, the Green Incubator of the Birzeit University funded by the EU, has recently organized the Green Competition to inspire and challenge Palestinian students to launch their green businesses. 28 teams from Birzeit Univerty in Palestine have received free training and mentoring to find solutions to environmental challenges while creating economic opportunities. Check out the winners of the Green Competition!