Selection of innovative business ideas and startups linked to the research community in Alexandria, EU supported INTECMED Egypt

Opportunity type : Calls for Proposals
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The INTECMED project will allow you to receive tailored training and mentorship programme that will equip you with the needed skills to turn your ideas into reality. 

You will also connect with researchers, entrepreneurs, and key personnel on the innovative supply chain through an online platform, where you can transfer your knowledge to the right people and create viable business ideas in many sectors across the Mediterranean!

Participants will have the opportunity to participate in a mentorship programme, with winners receiving free mentoring and business plan development training and guidance.

The project aims to build a local integrated innovation ecosystem to support technology transfer and commercialization of research findings and strengthen ties between research, industry, the private sector, and citizens.

At least 48 innovators, researchers and entrepreneurs from Egypt, Greece, Spain, and Tunisia will benefit from INTECMED mentorship programmes, which will help them market their research findings, in which the best 12 ideas will compete for three grants to realize their innovative business ideas:

First prize: 30.000 €, Second place: €20.000, and 10.000 € for third place.

Sub-grants will take the form of a reimbursement of costs.


  • Natural or legal persons selected in the INTECMED call for business ideas and participate in the mentorship programme. That includes individual entrepreneurs, researchers, MSMEs and spin-offs.
  • In the case of Egypt: only participants residing in the eligible governorates: Alexandria, Marsa Matruh, Al-Iskandanyah, Al Buhayrah, Kafr ash Shaykh, Ad Daqahliyah, Dumyat, Ash Sharquiyah, Al Isma’iliyah, Bur Sa’id.
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Countries covered:

  • Egypt