The Mediterranean area is largely affected by a generalized economic slowdown causing difficulties for MSMEs in terms of competitiveness, sustainability, internationalization and capacity to innovate. The EU-funded INVESTMED project within the ENI CBC MED Programme calls for advanced solutions to ensure sustainable growth, economic development and protect the existence of existing and upcoming start-ups.Date:
Boosting the cooperation between Science, Private sector and Governmental institutions to make Mediterranean SMEs more competitive and innovate- this is the main target of the recently launched INTECMED project.Date:
On the 21st of December 2020, CEEBA participated in the kick-off meeting of the ENI CBC MED CRE@CTIVE project that targets to foster value chains and business alliances across the Mediterranean among MSMEs in the textile, clothing, footwear and leather sectors.Date:
SOLE is a strategic ENI CBC MED cross-border project, that aims to tackle common challenges caused by the increasing annual energy consumption and growing levels of CO2 emissions with a focus on the estate sector. Though the building sector consumes between 30 to 40% of the Med countries’ energy budget, energy-efficiency in buildings still remains a neglected tool in mitigating emissions.
On the 2nd and 3rd of October CEEBA participated at the kick off meeting for the EU-funded ENI CBC MED project MAIA-TAQA which was held in Athens followed by a press conference at the premises of CRES (Center for Renewable Energy Sources).
The MAIA-TAQA project consortium met in Athens, Greece to define and plan the next steps for the implementation of the project in 6 Mediterranean countries, namely Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt and Spain.Date:
Med Pearls is a cross-border project that aims to internationally position the Mediterranean as an integral destination of quality and excellence for Slow Tourism (ST), by accelerating innovative initiatives built from public & private cooperation. Slow Tourism invites travellers to tourism at a reduced pace, one that is sustainable and responsible, and to discover new destinations while respecting them and having direct contact with local communities.Date:
The Slovenian railway operator Adria Kombi introduced in March 2018 a new railway service between Port of Koper and Terminal Riem in Munich (Southern Germany), which can be used also as a gateway to reach any destination in Germany. The service runs 3 times per week in both directions.
The EBRD is putting women at the centre of its commitment to Egypt’s transition to a green economy with a new initiative that supports the country’s vast potential for renewable energy.Date:
Enterprise Greece, the official investment and trade promotion agency of Greece, successfully organized Greek participation at the CBIPF 2018 – Citizenship by Investment Property Fair that took place in Cairo 21-22 September 2018.Date:
In the framework of EBSOMED, GACIC co-organizes the 4th edition of the Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation Summer School - Med BSO Academy that will be held in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy from the 8th till the 9th of November 2018. The training is co-organizes also by BUSINESSMED, ASCAME and OpenMed Association.Date:
The 10th Mediterranean Women Entrepreneurs Forum, co-organized by ASCAME (Association of Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry), AFAEMME (Association of Organisations of Mediterranean Businesswomen) and JFBPW (Jordan Forum Business and Professional Women). Also, with the support of the Chamber of Commerce of Amman and the Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona. The event will be held next October 2nd and 3rd, 2018 at the Amman Chamber of Commerce Theatre, Jordan.Date:
On Tuesday 25th of September at 9:00 am, the European Union Delegation in Egypt launched the opening conference of the "Climate Week" at the National Museum of Civilization.
Switchmed, an initiative that supports and connects social and ecological innovators in the Mediterranean, is offering a training program to help Start-ups turn their ideas that try to solve environmental or social problems into a feasible business model.Date:
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has today underlined its commitment to building economic resilience and supporting growth and job-creation in the EU Southern Neighbourhood.Date:
The Confederation of Egyptian European Business Associations is supporting the first EU- Egypt Water Business Forum held within the Cairo Water Week events on 17th of October 2018.Date:
On the 8th May Sandah for Microfinancing celebrated its opening ceremony in Cairo together with the Arab African International Bank and the SANAD Fund for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).Date:
On the 23rd of May, a high-level dialogue event will give Young Mediterranean Voices and European Young Leaders the chance to come together in Brussels and shape the future of their region.Date:
On the 8th and 9th of May, the Union for the Mediterranean welcomed its distinguished guests and speakers to their Suez Canal Conference on Maritime Transport and Logistics held in Ismailia. With H.E. Eng. Sherif Ismail and Ambassador Ihab Fahmy opening the conference, it gave the opportunity to share success stories on how to foster intramodality and connectivity in the Euro‑Mediterranean region and to discuss training and capacity opportunities in the industry.Date:
Egypt, Greece and Cyprus have historical relations that have been documented in music, cinema and literature for several decades. For a whole week, starting Monday, under the title “Roots Revival Week”, the three countries are going to recall their memories through several events.Date:
A press conference took place at the headquarters of the Egyptian Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation to present the achievements of the first phase of the ENPI Cross-Border Cooperation (CBC) “Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme”, as highlighted in the report “Acting together for the Mediterranean.”Date:
Nine of Egypt’s most promising young entrepreneurs were showcased at the Ye! Awards Egypt. More than 120 guests from across the country attended the event, organized by the SANAD Fund for MSME’s Technical Assistance Facility (TAF) and Child & Youth Finance International (CYFI) in collaboration NilePreneurs, the Central Bank of Egypt, and Nile University.
Egypt and the EU are expected to sign an MoU on "Strategic Cooperation in Energy" this week during EU Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete’s three-day visit to Cairo, which begins today.
On the occasion of the visit of H.E. the EU Commissioner for Climate Change and Energy Miguel Arias Canete, CEEBA in cooperation with the EU Delegation in Egypt is organizing the Egypt - EU Sustainable Energy Business Forum & Exhibition held on the 23rd of April in Manial Palace.Date:
InnoEgypt and SEKEM Development Foundation call out for young entrepreneurial start-ups in the fields of Agriculture and Food Processing, Construction, Energy, Building Materials, Water, Recycling,
Information and Communication Technology, Garments, Textiles and Handicrafts to apply for their current start-up incubation project until 15 April 2018, 16:00 pm – Cairo Time.Date:
Lebanon is the fourth out of the six Mediterranean Partner Countries (MPCs) which have adhered to the ENI CBC Med Programme to conclude a Financing Agreement with the European Commission.Date:
The Joint Monitoring Committee has decided to extend for the second time the deadline of the call for standard projects until 24 January 2018 (1:00 pm - GMT+1) in order to give more time for the conclusion of all Financing Agreements.
The EU adopted a multiannual framework defining the priorities for the financial and technical cooperation with Egypt for the period 2017-2020, with a special focus on youth and women.Date: