2nd MedSpring ScienceCafé

2nd MedSpring ScienceCafé

"Innovation is the embodiment, combination, or synthesis of knowledge in original, relevant, valued new products, processes, or services."

Innovation is more than a product. It is a combination of traditional knowledge with modern science and technology that would enable progression.
Within the framework of the "Mediterranean Science, Policy, Research & Innovation Gateway - MedSpring - Project, we would like to cordially invite you to the:

2nd MedSpring ScienceCafé to discuss
"The role of Local Innovation in Sustainabe Development"
on Friday 30th of October 2015 from 9.30-11.30 am

Guest speakers:

- Dr. Abeer Shakweer | Advisor to the Minister of Communication and Information Technology in Egypt;
- Prof. Amr Helal | Managing director of KAHA for Environment and Agriculture Projects;
- Mr. Helmi Abou El Aish | CEO of SEKEM Group;
- Dr. Heba Gaber | Research and Innovation Officer, the Delegation of the European Union to Egypt;
- Ms. Francesca Novella | Coordinator of Forum del Terzo Settore;
- Mr. Roberto Cerrina | Representative of OverSeas Onlus;
- Mr. Federico Buttinelli | SPICeS, the School of International Policy, Cooperation and Development of FOCSIV.

The event will be livestreamed from this page starting from 9.30 am (Cairo time) | Livestream ended: thanks everyone for participating.

[Recorded video] 1st Session: from Cairo, Egypt

[Recorded video] 2nd Session: from Rome, Italy


2nd MedSpring ScienceCafé

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The Euro-Mediterranean AGORA is a way to engage the civil society in the institutional and policy dialogue on research and innovation with the aim of becoming an integral part of the decision making and governance processes.

The Agora is an important component of the broader MEDSPRING project, supported by the European Union with the aim of strengthening the Euro-Mediterranean dialogue and cooperation on research and innovation.