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SwitchMed Connect 2018

SwitchMed Connect 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

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Tunisia: free coaching session on access to finance

Tunisia: free coaching session on access to finance

Are you a green entrepreneur?Are you interested in free of charge coaching sessions on improving your business to increase the possibility to access to finance? Then apply by the 16th of November 2018. The best-trained companies will have the chance to introduce their business to potential investors during a one to one meeting. This coaching program on access to financing is organized by SwitchMed in collaboration with EL SPACE and in partnership with APII.

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Join SwitchMed at The Meda Innovation and Digital Summit

Join SwitchMed at The Meda Innovation and Digital Summit

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!

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Switcher Aisha Dweikat launches crowdfunding campaign

Switcher Aisha Dweikat launches crowdfunding campaign

Thanks to the support of the Union for the Mediterranean and SwitchMed, Aisha Dweikat, palestinian designer of upcycled goods, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to support her green business. Let’s support her!

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SwitchMed recalls the potential of date valorization in Algeria

SwitchMed recalls the potential of date valorization in Algeria

The capitalization workshop of the Rima Dates project, held in Algiers on September 18, 2018, aimed at extracting good practices in eco-entrepreneurship in Algeria, based on the experience of the pilot project. supported by SwitchMed, Rima Dates.

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Towards inclusive green circular economy in Africa, a Switcher's perspective

Towards inclusive green circular economy in Africa, a Switcher's perspective

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.

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SwitchMed supports the implementation of circular economy in the islands and coastal areas of the Mediterranean

SwitchMed supports the implementation of circular economy in the islands and coastal areas of the Mediterranean

“Challenges for the Islands in the era of Circular Economy? is a 3-day International Conference that took place between 20 and 22 of September 2018, in Chania, in Greece. SwitchMed, with its promising results promoting circular and green economy in the Mediterranean, was invited to the conference, to share good practices and lessons learned in funding innovative economic models. The main objective was to promote green and blue growth and sustainable development in the islands and coastal areas of the Mediterranean. Check out conclusions and key recommendations drawn by the participants.

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SwitchMed unlocks Palestinian students green business potential

SwitchMed unlocks Palestinian students green business potential

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!

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Switcher of the Month

Switcher of the Month

Our Switcher of the month in October 2018 is Foodisms a Barcelona-based initiative that is changing eating habits by bringing food-for-thoughts to the table.

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SwitchMed is boosting Mediterranean grassroots active in Sustainable Transportation

SwitchMed is boosting Mediterranean grassroots active in Sustainable Transportation

Discover these grassroots initiatives, promoting social and ecological innovation on sustainable transportation.

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