The first online training for Innovation support organizations (ISOs) managers has started in Palestine on the 28th of January.
This course, organized by CIHEAM Bari within the framework of WATERMEDYIN Project – funded by the Italian Cooperation – is part of a training program with the aim of strengthening the capacities,, as well as the opportunities for collaboration of those entities whose goal is to empower young entrepreneurs, and in particular, encouraging initiatives led by young and women entrepreneurs, and those addressing the scarcity of water resources and the development of marine and coastal resources.
During 10 days, a total of 10 ISO members will be trained by a group of international renowned experts such as such Dr Giordano Dichter from H&D partners, Dr Giovanni Zazzerini (International Network for Small and Medium Enterprises INSME), Tom Strodtbeck (Global Growth Hub) and many more.
The program includes several sessions ( Program) based on the Entrepreneurship Support Value Chain – ESVC methodology and toolset developed to holistically assess business support organizations and entrepreneurial ecosystem to enhance their operations in a sustainable way.
Name of the Institutions involved:
- Agribuisness Acceleratore
- Arab Centre for Agricultural Development (ACAD)
- Flow Acceleratore
- Palestinian Businesswomens Association (Asala)
- The Small Enterprise Center (SEC) Association
- Higher Council for Innovation and Excellence
- Maan Development Center
- UCAS Technology Incubator
- Business and technology incubator-IUGaza
- Palestinian Consultative staff for developing NGOs "PCS"
This initiative has been inspired by the path already undertaken by CIHEAM Bari in the framework of the Mediterranean Innovation Partnership for youth entrepreneurship and technology transfer in the agro-food sector (MIP) which is a well-established network among institutions committed to the innovation and technological transfer of knowledge, experience, know-how and good practices in agro-food sector in several Mediterranean countries.