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Tech Transfer Bootcamp Cairo

THE NEXT SOCIETY Technology Transfer, Cairo (Egypt)

Egyptian researchers and entrepreneurs with an innovative technology project took part in THE NEXT SOCIETY Technology Transfer bootcamp to learn what it takes to access market and funding opportunities. From September 22th to 24th, the Bootcamp, organised in Cairo (Egypt) by our partner TIEC, aimed at turning research and innovation projects that are close to markets, to potential viable business projects covering the essentials means to develop a business model for their ideas.

30 | 09 | 2019

Forum FILEX Paris

THE NEXT SOCIETY - 18 MENA clusters gathered at the FILEX Forum

THE NEXT SOCIETY organised the 1st International Business Development Mission specially designed for clusters in the MENA region. On September 13th, in Paris, as part of the France Clusters FILEX Forum, the event brought together a delegation of 18 cluster managers and entrepreneurs benefiting from THE NEXT SOCIETY. The participants discussed the inter-cluster cooperation on the large Mediterranean area, as a means of supporting the economic development of companies and the territory.

25 | 09 | 2019

Bootcamp - Beirut - Lebanon

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

Group Photo Third Annual Conference THE NEXT SOCIETY

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



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

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


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


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 Mediterranean of the Future

THE NEXT SOCIETY @ The Mediterranean of the Future – Act II

Organised by the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, "The Mediterranean of the future" offered an open meeting space aimed at bringing together public and private stakeholders, recognised at the Euro-Mediterranean and international level for their contribution to defining and implementing actions to support Youth and Innovation on 13 November 2018.

13 | 11 | 2018