Empowering Innovation & Entrepreneurship as Growth Engine (EMIG)

Thematic objective: A.1 Business and SMEs development
Priority: Priority A.1.1 Support innovative start-ups and recently established enterprises, with a particular focus on young and women entrepreneurs, and facilitate the protection of their intellectual property rights and commercialisation where applicable
Brief description of the project: Build the capacity of Mediterranean countries to enhance the innovation ecosystem and promote dynamic and competitive economy
Main objectives – issues to be addressed: improvement of access to financing ; dedicated training, coaching and mentoring programs to strengthen business and managerial knowledge; and the creation of local hubs and accelerators to train/coach and host talents. Support early stage commercialisation programs ; improving the capacities of public authorities to valorise young and women entrepreneurs by facilitating their access to Intellectual Property Rights and commercialisation schemes
Expected results: The Project would result in developing a EuroMEd cooperation platform, Increased share of youths/women staff in managerial positions;Innovative start-up enterprises having a cross border dimension managed by youths
Partners already involved: Egypt
Partners searched: Universities, chamber of commerce, innovation center, technology transfer centers, Research institutions, public institutions in charge of innovation and development policies. Countries: France, Italy, Spain, Lebanon, Morocco, Portugal, Greece, Cyprus, Malta
Total estimated budget: 2,500,000 EURO
First name: Khaled
Last name: elsaadany
Name of the organisation: Arab Academy for Science, Technology
Type of organisation: University/research centre
City: Alexandria
Country: Egypt
Email: elsaadany12@yahoo.com
Phone number: 00201001717303
Skype contact: ksaadany12