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More Switchers to set off for a Green Mediterranean Journey

The second and last phase of the SwitchMed Green Business Development Model training started in August in 7 Mediterranean countries.
Published on Sep 28, 2018

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More than 1.500 applications have been already received and processed and training courses started or are about to start in the Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. By the end of 2018 SwitchMed will train 1.200 entrepreneurs, helping them to develop their Green Business Canvas model and to assess the viability of their business ideas.

The Green Business Development Model training provides trainees with a wide range of tools and practical examples, following SwitchMed green entrepreneurship development methodology. Eco-innovation and eco-design are at the centre of SwitchMed capacity development strategy, while the 2-months training has been organized to combine workshops with practical exercises allowing trainees to interact with different stakeholders, markets and potential customers.

The best 16 ideas in each country will receive an ad hoc coaching session to improve their Green Business Canvas and access further services offered by the national partners and the SwitchMed programme. 

SwitchMed is currently incubating 48 green start-ups whose founders attended the training first phase. The novelty and impact of their business ideas greatly benefitted from the SwitchMed Green Business Model Development methodologies. Read some of our green entrepreneurs’ stories.

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Applications are still open in Palestine. Jordan, Morocco and Israel will be coming soon!