THE NEXT SOCIETY - Innovation Factory Acceleration Phase
"The Innovation Factory Program: from Research to Market" is a 6-month acceleration program revolving around Technology Transfer and allowing 11 teams to develop their research or technology innovation in any sector into practical and commercially viable products and applications. The program will give them business support, local and regional exposure with access to local and global markets, B2B networks, and a pool of seasoned experts, mentors, and investors.
18 | 09 | 2019
THE NEXT SOCIETY Technology Transfer Bootcamp (Lebanon)
The Bootcamp was organised by Berytech, partner of THE NEXT SOCIETY, at Berytech Innovation Park Mar Roukoz in Beirut, Lebanon, from 10 to 12 April 2019. The Bootcamp’s program was focused on teamwork, networking, mentoring sessions with international and local experts, learning, applied knowledge and exchange of expertise. It aimed at helping the participants explore market, funding, commercialization and business opportunities and develop a valid business model for their innovation models.
16 | 09 | 2019
Call for experts on Technology Transfer – Egypt
Consultancy for Developing and Delivering a Tech Booster Bootcamp – From Research to Market in Cairo. This Tech Booster Bootcamp organised by TIEC - Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre, it aims at providing three days Bootcamp about Innovation and Entrepreneurship. It will allow researchers to develop a business model for their ideas and present their projects during the pitching day.
04 | 09 | 2019
1st TechDays THE NEXT SOCIETY in Morocco
THE NEXT SOCIETY and the European Commission through the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP), with the support of StartUp Morocco and ANIMA Investment Network, organised the 1st edition of #TechDays, an event for cluster managers from Europe and the Middle East and North Africa region, which took place in Casablanca, Morocco, from 9 to 11 April 2019, in the margins of the Logismed exhibition.
05 | 08 | 2019
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
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
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
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
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