EU-funded THE NEXT SOCIETY launches “0 plastic waste in the Mediterranean” challenge

December 20, 2018
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Companies, students, researchers, associations, start-ups: Région Sud Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur and THE NEXT SOCIETY are launching a challenge of 0 plastic waste in the Mediterranean in 2030! The aim is to identify, promote and support project leaders who invent, develop and disseminate projects that address environmental issues and the protection of the Mediterranean coast and sea.
15 pre-selected projects will participate in a bootcamp in March 2019, resulting in the selection of the 5 finalist projects and 2 winners who will benefit from a financial award and a tailor-made support to accelerate their project.

The final will take place at The Camp on April 24, 2019 and the awards ceremony will be held at VivaTech 2019.

Are you ready to take the challenge? Download the rules and application form and send your application before 21 January 2019, 23:00.

THE NEXT SOCIETY is an open community of change makers engaged in innovation and economic development. It aims at reinforcing innovation ecosystems and fostering value creation as well as pushing forward concrete solutions for a shared prosperity in the Mediterranean and tomorrow in Africa. It brings together entrepreneurs, investors, corporates, NGOs, public and private innovation, research and economic development hubs from Europe and the Mediterranean countries. It gathers already a large network of over 300 business & innovation, research and investment organisations, 2,500 international SMEs and entrepreneurs from 30 countries.

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Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Tunisia