THE NEXT SOCIETY Mediterranean clusters meet the ecosystem in Barcelona
September 21, 2018
26 cluster managers selected in Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia will meet the Catalan ecosystem during the first Benchmarking Visit & Training of the programme THE NEXT SOCIETY organised by France Clusters and ACCIÓ, the Agency for Business Competitiveness, from the 19th to the 23rd of November 2018.
These 5-day inspiration and learning tours involve Mediterranean cluster managers who meet their European peers and cluster management experts who will share their methodologies and tools and help them work on practical cases in order to foster exchanges and cooperation between participants. These visits take place after the diagnosis process that identified the topics which they intend to deepen: financing model, service portfolio development, set-up of a team, members engagement.
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.