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R2I Lab brochure

The Research to Innovation Lab (R2I Lab) is intended for managers of Technology Transfer Offices (TTO) and similar organisationsor services playing a role of interface between research with industry.


The R2I Lab is an action-oriented training programme. It provides tailor-made guidance from experts of Jordan’s Royal Scientific Society and opportunities to get local and international exposure to promote technology portfolios.

09 | 07 | 2019

Group Photo Third Annual Conference THE NEXT SOCIETY
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Third Annual Conference THE NEXT SOCIETY

The third annual conference of the initiative was held on June 20, 2019, in Cairo, Egypt. Organised by TIEC in its premises, it gathered all partner organisations and presented the main achievements, challenges and successes after two years of implementation. This was also the occasion for everyone to share local experiences, discuss the regional dynamic and also how to better connect start-ups clusters, industries, investors and academia.

26 | 06 | 2019

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Tech Booster brochure

The Tech booster is intended for young researchers or innovators who developed a technology or a research project and who want to turn it into a successful business.

The Tech Booster is an acceleration programme. It provides a tailor-made support from a pool of experts, mentors and investors to help explore market, funding and business opportunities, develop a valid business model and get local and international exposure.

24 | 06 | 2019

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THE NEXT SOCIETY - Innovators shaping the future in the Mediterranean since 2017

THE NEXT SOCIETY is an open community of changemakers, entrepreneurs, investors, corporates, NGOs, public and private innovation, research and economic development hubs from Europe and 7 Mediterranean countries: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia..

THE NEXT SOCIETY aims at mobilising, promoting and reinforcing innovation ecosystems and economic development in the MENA region.

24 | 06 | 2019

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THE NEXT SOCIETY Levant Mentoring Programme

The European Union (EU), ANIMA Investment Network and Mowgli Mentoring will graduate the first cohort of THE NEXT SOCIETY Mentoring Program.

The graduation ceremony which will take place in Amman, Jordan, will see 18 participants (9 mentors and 9 mentees) graduate as the pioneering cohort to have successfully completed the 12-month regional mentoring program which supported participants from Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine.

24 | 06 | 2019

THE NEXT SOCIETY Soft landing
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THE NEXT SOCIETY Soft landing

Soft landing by THE NEXT SOCIETY allows start-ups, clusters and innovation stakeholders from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia to get short term business support from a European network of soft-landing hubs providers.

Some of THE NEXT SOCIETY start-ups already landed softly in the European market & tested their solutions thanks to our partner EBN Innovation Network. 

17 | 05 | 2019

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Call for experts – Egypt

As a direct follow-up of the public-private dialogue conducted during advocacy panel meetings in Egypt, THE NEXT SOCIETY launches an open consultancy on line. The selected experts will be in charge of conducting a technical assistance mission to support the development of an operational accelerator for start-ups internationalization in Egypt. The consultancy is open for Egyptian and international experts and applications should be sent to THE NEXT SOCIETY coordination team at welcome@thenextsociety.co before May 15, 2019.

24 | 04 | 2019

The 2nd Innovators Academy in Tunis
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The 2nd Innovators Academy in Tunis

On 23 and 24 April 2019 in Tunis, EBAN - the European Business Angel Network and APII, the Tunisian Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation, with the support of ANIMA Investment Network, B@Labs and CONECT, organised the 2nd Innovators Academy of the THE NEXT SOCIETY initiative. This event launched the acceleration programme for the 2nd promotion of Start-up Booster Track entrepreneurs and the 1st Tunisian promotion of researcher-entrepreneurs accompanied by the Tech Transfer Booster Track.

23 | 04 | 2019

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Startup AFRICA SUMMIT

From 6 to 8 December 2018, Rabat hosted Startup AFRICA SUMMIT, the leading international event on the African startup scene, bringing together entrepreneurs, mentors, industry experts, investors and leaders of innovation ecosystems in Europe and the MENA region and members of the Moroccan diaspora. More than 300 participants and about 30 international speakers from more than 20 different countries worked together on internationalization in Africa and explored investment opportunities.

 

15 | 04 | 2019