The Mediterranean Innovation Partnership (MIP) Network for youth entrepreneurship and technology transfer in the agrifood sector aims at favouring knowledge sharing, cogeneration and transfer for entrepreneurship, business creation and innovation.
MIP intends to extend the partnership to other countries and organizations (public and private) from the Euro-Mediterranean region, including also Innovation Support Organizations (ISO) and SME Clusters.
Established in 2016 and coordinated by CIHEAM Bari, it is the frst Mediterranean Network for youth entrepreneurship and technology transfer in the agrifood sector among the following Mediterranean countries: Albania, Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia and the International Intergovernmental Organization Standing Working Group in South Eastern Europe (SWG).
In 2018, ICARDA (International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, http://www.icarda.org), EMUNI (Euro-Mediterranean University, https://www.emuni.si) and LARI (http://www.lari.gov.lb) have joined the MIP network in order to build-up together the Mediterranean Innovation Ecosystem.
It aims to create the Mediterranean Innovation Ecosystem, enhancing the collaboration among public institutions and Innovation Support Organizations (ISOs) to support the creation and innovation of agrifood enterprises of young entrepreneurs through knowledge sharing and transfer, capacity building and cooperation.
|Albania||European Integration & Projects Department (Ministry of Agriculture)|
|Algeria||Training research and extension Department Ministry of Agriculture|
|Egypt||Climate Change Information Centre & Renewable Energy CCIRE / Ministry of Agriculture and land reclamation|
|Jordan||Ministry of Agriculture|
|Lebanon||National Center for Scientific Research CNRS
Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute (LARI)
|Morocco||Direction of Agricultural Education, Training and Research Ministry of Agriculture|
|Palestine||Ministry of Agriculture|
|Tunisia||IRESA, Ministry of Agriculture|
|SWG||SWG Headquarter Macedonia|