EU-Arab Industrial Cooperation in focus at EUROMED Invest Academy in Beirut

July 26, 2016
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Some 120 participants from 12 countries took attended the EUROMED Invest Academy on “EU-Arab Industrial Cooperation” held last month in Beirut, Lebanon and which focused on “Developing Business and Industrial Cooperation among EU-MED & Gulf Countries”.

Mixing both technical contents and best practices in business servicing, presentations were delivered by experts, law firms and business support organisations on how SMEs can access MENA and GCC markets and on available tools to facilitate networking and matchmaking.
In the view of the ENI Cross Border Cooperation in the Mediterranean Basin (CBC Med) future calls for proposals, a speed networking session was also organised among attending business support organisations in order to shape consortia around relevant priorities of the programme. 
The aim of the EUROMED Invest project is to boost private business and investment within the Euro-Mediterranean region to contribute to an inclusive economic development. The project activities aim to empower Euro-Med business and investment networks to implement targeted strategies in support of SME development in specific sectors: agri-food, water and alternative energies, tourism, transport and logistics, cultural and creative industries. (EU Neighbourhood Info)
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