Grant / Award - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Call for women trainees on sustainable business management!

28.06.2021 / Created by IEMed

MSMEs in the Mediterranean region face important challenges in terms of sustainability, capacity to innovate, competitiveness and internationalization. These challenges call for new solutions to maintain their existence and to enhance growth. Greening the economy, developing natural assets, and enhancing innovation and creativity can provide economic, knowledge-based and environmental benefits in the Mediterranean region. INVESTMED is a co-funded project under the ENI CBC MED Programme that aims at addressing both economic and environmental challenges, supporting new, sustainable business opportunities for young people and women in Egypt, Lebanon and Tunisia. The European Institute of the Mediterranean is part of the INVESTMED project. 

INVESTMED has launched a training programme on Sustainable Business Management (SBM) to positively impact start-ups and MSMEs in the green, blue and creative & cultural industries.

The purpose of the training is:

• To build up the skills of sustainable managers;

• To offer the opportunity for managers to create cross-border relations;

• To offer the opportunity for managers to receive an individual coaching and mentoring;

• To offer the opportunity for new business ideas to meet investors;

• To offer the opportunity for startups and MSMEs to gain an additional score to receive subgrants under the INVESTMED project.

Who can apply?

  • Young graduates (24-35 years old). 
  • Potential entrepreneurs, start-ups and MSMEs’ staff in the green, blue and creative & cultural industry. 
  • People with digital ideas in the three industries are welcome

Women of all ages are especially encouraged to apply. 

Applicants must be based in one of the following countries: Egypt, Lebanon and Tunisia.

Important note: In the case of Egypt, only applicants based in Marsa Matruh, Al-Iskandanyah, Al Buhayrah, Kafr ash Shaykh, Ad Daqahliyah, Dumyat, Ash Sharquiyah, Al Isma’iliyah and Bur Sa’id are eligible.

Interested applicants should submit the following documents:

  • Motivation letter (max 500 words). 
  • CV in English indicating their suitability for this initiative and in particular highlighting relevant experience and interest in one sector. 

Applications should be submitted at: 

Deadline to submit applications is 21 July 2021

For any further information you may contact:

Click here for more information on the Call for trainees


  • Type : Grant / Award
  • Deadline : 21/07/2021
  • Promoter : INVESTMED


To write a comment, please, register and exhange with members of the Network

Register with the Foundation