Applications are open for start-ups and MSMEs based in Egypt, Lebanon and Tunisia, which operate in the Green economy, Blue economy, Creative & Cultural Industries in Egypt, Tunisia and Lebanon.
- Green economy –economic activities, infrastructures and assets of the sector enable the reduction of carbon emissions and pollution, improve energy and resource efficiency, and avoid the loss of biodiversity and ecosystem services.
- Blue economy – activities related to oceans, seas, lakes, rivers and coasts to promote economic growth, social inclusion and the preservation or improvement of livelihoods, while avoiding environmental and ecosystem degradation.
- Creative and cultural industries – enterprises engaged in the production or reproduction, promotion, distribution or marketing of goods, services and activities with content derived from cultural, artistic or heritage origins.
Sub-grants of up to €10,000 per beneficiary (or up to €20,000 per Cultural & Creative project) will be awarded to help businesses develop and implement new strategies, products, services, or internationalization plans.
Who can apply?
MSMEs, Innovators, Entrepreneurs, and Start-Ups who are based in and registered in Egypt in the following governorates: Marsa Matruh, Al-Iskandanyah, Al Buhayrah, Kafr ash Shaykh, Ad Daqahliyah, Dumyat, Ash Sharquiyah, Al Isma’iliyah and Bur Sa’id are eligible.
Applications close on the 20th of March! Check out the link here to apply now!