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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

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

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 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


2nd call for applications for the Start-up Booster Track

THE NEXT SOCIETY is calling entrepreneurs and innovators in the MENA region to join the 2nd promotion of startups that will benefit from the Start-up Booster Track, the tailor-made support programme for entrepreneurs in the MENA region.

10 | 10 | 2018

Matchmaking entrepreneurs and mentors

Matchmaking event between entrepreneurs and mentors

First regional matchmaking event between entrepreneurs and mentors from Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine in the framework of THE NEXT SOCIETY Entrepreneurs Mentoring and Mentors Training Programmes.
Entrepreneurs and mentors talk about their experience within the mentoring and training programmes and explain why they join THE NEXT SOCIETY movement.



22 | 08 | 2018

Booster tracks


Presentation of the 3 Booster Tracks offered by THE NEXT SOCIETY, the Start-Up Booster Track, the Cluster Booster Track and the TTO Booster Track, during the Elevator Roadshow organised in Beirut on 16 November 2017. 


22 | 08 | 2018


Start-up pitching session at Lebanon Elevator Roadshow

Within THE NEXT SOCIETY Elevator Roadshow organised in Beirut on 16 November 2017, the start-ups selected for the Start-up Booster Track pitched their projects in front of innovation stakeholders gathered on this occasion.
Recyclo, 206 Lebanese Wine and Moodfit were the three award-winning start-ups. They joined THE NEXT SOCIETY Start-up Booster Track, the support programme for entrepreneurs in the MENA region.


22 | 08 | 2018

Hassan Slaiby success story

Hassan Slaiby's entrepreneurial journey at Lebanon Elevator Roadshow

Hassan Slaiby talked about his entrepreneurial journey with Band Industries and Roadie Tuner during the Elevator Roadshow THE NEXT SOCIETY that took place in Beirut on 16 November 2017.


22 | 08 | 2018