The SwitchMed synergy workshop in Israel will take place in December 6, 2017
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This one-day workshop is organised by the Israel Ministry of Environmental Protection and the Regional Action Centre for Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP/RAC), in cooperation with KAYAMA, the Israel Innovation Institute and The HiveByGvahim.
Through a series of working groups, participants will develop a set of recommendations on how to strengthen green entrepreneurs and civil society initiatives. Representatives from EU delegation, Ministry of economy Green entrepreneurs and eco-innovative grassroots initiatives including Cardboard Technologies, ECOncrete, Criaterra – Earth Technologies, HomeBioGas, Porter Urban Innovation and Sustainability Lab, will exchange lessons learnt and experiences during roundtable discussions around 8 main themes: human capital, academy, mentorship, communication, funding, public policy, the role of large companies and awareness building.
Discussions will focus on how to encourage eco-innovation and entrepreneurship, how to create an ecosystem around circular economy, access to finance, public policy and instruments and will lead to the creation of follow-up taskforces.
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