SwitchMed Connect 2022

November 28, 2022
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SwitchMed Connect took place on 9 and 10 November 2022 in Rimini (Italy) within the framework of Ecomondo, the leading trade show for green technologies in the Mediterranean basin. The event concluded with the organisation of the #EYESONBLUE.

In total, 167 participants attended the in-person event (47% being women) aiming at building synergies, exchanging knowledge, and networking. SwitchMed Connect 2022 was a very special occasion since it was the first edition to be organized in person since the beginning of Phase II of the programme (2019-2023).

The event concluded with the #EYESONBLUE ceremony, an initiative launched on the occasion of the World Ocean Day and jointly carried out by the European Commission Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR), EU Neighbours South, and the SwitchMed programme. It awarded the winners as follows:

  • 1st Prize: IrriApp (Tunisia)
  • 2nd Prize: Petra Green (Jordan)
  • 3rd Prize: Chitosan Egypt (Egypt)
  • Public’s favorite: Qout Libya (Libya)
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Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia