THE NEXT SOCIETY
THE NEXT SOCIETY is an open community of changemakers, entrepreneurs, investors, corporates, NGOs, public and private innovation, research and economic development hubs from Europe and 7 Mediterranean countries: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia..
THE NEXT SOCIETY supports the emergence of talents and innovative leaders who will drive the next trends and usages by targeting start-ups, clusters and technology transfer offices to accompany their development and by doing so, places he private sector in the driving seat of innovation strategies.
THE NEXT SOCIETY aims at mobilising, promoting and reinforcing innovation ecosystems and economic development in the MENA region.
Remove the barriers to innovation
Unleash the creative potential
Reinforce innovation ecosystems
Foster value creation
Push forward concrete solutions
Launched by ANIMA Investment Network, THE NEXT SOCIETY initiated a four-year action plan (2017-2020), co-funded by the European Union up to 90% for a global amount of EUR 7.8 million, which impacts 4 levels of the innovation ecosystem:
- Improve policy frameworks
- Foster start-up successes
- Promote and internationalise clusters
- Accelerate technology transfer towards the enterprise