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2nd meeting of the Advocacy Panel in Morocco

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Rabat Morocco

THE NEXT SOCIETY organise the 2nd meeting of the National Advocacy Panel for an Innovation Policy Agenda in Morocco, which will be held in Rabat on 6 December 2018.

This high level meeting is organised by R&D Maroc with the support of ANIMA Investment Network in the frame of THE NEXT SOCIETY, an initiative funded by the European Union that aims to support innovation in the Mediterranean.

Acting as a Task Force at national level, the goal of THE NEXT SOCIETY Advocacy Panel is to oversee innovation roadmap formulation, its implementation, evaluation and update, with the objective of:

  • Strengthening the national Innovation system,
  • Fostering coordination among actors involved,
  • Improving concrete instruments of the innovation policy.


This second meeting of the Advocacy Panel aims to analyse strengths and weaknesses of the national innovation system, mobilise international good practices, present successful advocacy strategies and identify concrete actions to be carried out through technical assistance missions. To do so, THE NEXT SOCIETY will mobilise international experts to activate levers to boost innovation in Morocco. These missions will be implemented for a budget for a budget up to 35,000 euros, in order to improve the instruments of this strategy.

The Panel is composed of EU and Moroccan private sector representatives and investors, innovation stakeholders, relevant Ministries and their agencies, the European Union Delegation to Morocco as well as academic experts. 
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