backs sustainable firms in 5 Med countries

SwitchMed programme platform funded by EU

22 April, 14:06

    (ANSAmed) - TUNIS, APRIL 22 - An online platform called "" aims to stimulate sustainable entrepreneurship by supporting green startups in Tunisia, Spain, Italy, Lebanon and Egypt.

    The platform was launched by the Regional Activity Centre for Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP/RAC), hosted by the Waste Agency of Catalonia in Spain.

    The platform is completely free and was developed as part of the SwitchMed programme, an EU-financed programme to stimulate sustainable entrepreneurship.

    It will help entrepreneurs turn their business model ideas into successful green startups in the textiles and fashion industries in the partner countries of the ENI CBC MED programme.

    The platform enables interactions among entrepreneurs, business providers, mentors and financial institutions willing to develop novel business models in the green and circular economy.

    Through its toolbox section, provides its users with a unique set of methodologies and tools for sustainable business development, designed and digitalised by SCP/RAC to make them accessible to a wider audience.

    In addition, hosts the SwitchersFund, a platform providing and facilitating direct funding and business support services to green entrepreneurs in the Mediterranean region, as well as the Switchers Community website, where entrepreneurs who share a common passion for the environment can meet.

    A webinar presenting this new platform will be held on April 28, 2021.


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