A second networking and partnership event in Tunis to present EU Eco-Innovations, ready for market uptake, to Tunisian businesses and practitioners will be held on the 3rd of November at Foire du Kram premises. The objective of the BtoB event is to strengthen the internationalization of start-ups and SMEs in the Southern Mediterranean region by promoting the transfer of EU Eco-Innovative technologies and the creation of joint ventures, to improve their ability to achieve common competitive advantages in innovation, greening and resource efficiency.
The SwitchMed business networking event, implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), connects EU Eco-Innovation technologies, developed in the framework of EU´s Eco-Innovation and Life programme, to businesses of the Southern Mediterranean region.
The SwitchMed sustainable consumption and production programme aims to promote a switch by the Mediterranean economies towards sustainable consumption and production patterns and green economy, including low-emission development, through demonstration and dissemination of methods that improve resource and energy efficiency. It also seeks to minimise the environmental impacts associated with the life cycle of products and services and, where possible, to promote renewable energy.