H.E. Mr. Christian Berger, Ambassador of the European Union in Egypt, addressed in his key-note speech yesterday during the CreactiveProject -NETL@B Conference on Innovation and Cooperation for Traditional Sectors Network , the importance of #innovation in #traditional sectors for better #quality products, higher #competitiveness and more #investment and the support given by the EU via projects such as the project.
Mr. Ahmed El Wakil, Chairman Alex Chamber – الغرفة التجارية المصرية بالإسكندرية stressed the importance of a close cooperation of industry and academia to push forward innovation in the traditional sectors. He stressed the excellent cooperation with the Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport Alexandria University جامعة الإسكندرية – الصفحة الرسمية , and the Academy of Scientific Research & Technology.
The event discussed the sectors’ challenges, available solutions, and how to improve collaboration across the Mediterranean to benefit the region. It highlighted the future activities of NET-L@B, where workshops, training sessions, and networking opportunities will be available to creatives and industry personnel.
We would like to thank the Chairman of Apparel, Mr. Mohamed Abdel Salem, Eng. Mahmoud Sarg, Chairman of Leather Export Council, Mr. Mohamed Wasil, Abou Dhabi Commercial Bank, Dr. Tamer Hamouda, Associate Professor, Academy of Scientific Research & Technology, Dr. Ahmed Hassanin, Associate Professor, E-JUST, Dr. Ahmed Kadry, Professor, Arab Academy of Scientific Research and Technology and Eng. Samy Gad, Head of Textile Consolidation Fund for the valuable contributions to the discussion.
Special thanks to our colleagues Wael Gamaleldin and Aziz Elsalmawy (MBA) and Eman Seif for all the preparations and input!