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The 2nd Innovators Academy in Tunis

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



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


TechDays 2019

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.

09 | 04 | 2019

Participants of the THE NEXT SOCIETY TTO Bootcamp in Lebanon

Technology Transfer Bootcamp Lebanon

The "TTO bootcamp : From Research to Innovation", organised by Berytech aimed at turning research and innovation projects that are close to markets, to potential viable business projects covering the essentials of :Intellectual Property (Assessment, rights & protection), technology development and commercialization, entrepreneurship process & business modelling, access to market and funding.

06 | 03 | 2019


Call for experts - Lebanon

In direct line with the public-private dialogue conducted during advocacy panel meetings since the beginning of THE NEXT SOCIETY in Beirut, the initiative is launching an open consultancy for the support of Technology Transfer in Lebanon. The selected experts will be in charge of conducting a technical assistance mission to support the development of a technology transfer mechanism in universities in Lebanon. This call is open for Lebanese and international experts and applications should be sent to THE NEXT SOCIETY coordination team welcome@thenextsociety.co before February 28, 2019.

12 | 02 | 2019

Participant of the Leader Mentor Training in Morocco

Morocco Leader Mentor Training - November 2018

The Leader Mentor Training is an intensive and highly interactive and experiential workshop where mentors are able to explore and understand the possibility and potential of mentoring, appreciate the foundations of great mentorship, develop the skills that underpin all great mentors and give them tools that can help structure the working relationship with those they seek to support.

07 | 02 | 2019

THE NEXT SOCIETY Club Brochure multicolor cover


THE NEXT SOCIETY implements an action plan that aims at mobilising, promoting and strengthening new innovation ecosystems in the Mediterranean. Until 2020, THE NEXT SOCIETY will directly reach over 190 incubators, accelerators and clusters and 300 growth companies, and will support almost 60 technology transfer offices in valorising their research. This pilot action plan, which is co-financed by the European Union, targets 7 Mediterranean countries: Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Palestine, Jordan and Lebanon.

30 | 01 | 2019


THE NEXT SOCIETY & DiafrikInvest @ Startup Africa Summit - December 2018

After BigBooster in 2017, the second acceleration bootcamp of THE NEXT SOCIETY's Start-up Booster Track was organised by StartUp Maroc with the support of BigBooster and DiafrikInvest, an initiative led by ANIMA Investment Network, in the framework of the Startup AFRICA SUMMIT from 6 to 8 December 2018 in Rabat, Morocco.

06 | 12 | 2018

THE NEXT SOCIETY Cluster Booster Track

THE NEXT SOCIETY Cluster Booster Track Barcelona 2018

11 clusters from Northern Africa and the Middle East travelled to Barcelona to discover and learn from successful Catalan clusters thanks to the Cluster Booster Track, THE NEXT SOCIETY support programme for Mediterranean clusters.

03 | 12 | 2018