Alexandria Business Association, the Egyptian partner of GIMED, launched a set of calls for green innovators in the month of January 2021. The goal of the call was attracting specially young and women entrepreneurs with sustainable business ideas in Egypt.
In total, 19 entrepreneurs have been selected in many different fields in order to complete a training and coaching course and enter to a pitching event that will give the opportunity to win 4 grants of 7.500€ each.
The Green Impact MED Project – Positive Investments for Positive Impacts (GIMED) is a new EU-funded project, launched under the ENI-CBC Med Programme to support green entrepreneurs to better access finance and market in the Mediterranean.
GIMED’s main goal is to support entrepreneurs, particularly young and women, to better access to finance and markets in 5 Mediterranean countries: Spain, Lebanon, Palestine, Tunisia, Egypt and Italy. On the ground, the project will train and coach eco-innovators and encourage financiers to invest in the Mediterranean eco-innovation sector.