PAUC has implemented a series of activities to support the NETKIters who participated in the mobility by asking them to provide comprehensive decks addressing their business ideas and the progress they achieved during the mobility. In consequence, PAUC contacted local accelerators and investors to present the ideas in front of them for any potential networking and opportunities. Moreover, the NETKITers will have the chance to present their ideas in the local dissemination conference which will be held on November the 17th in Bethlehem.
In continuation to the joint activities between PAUC and ARCA within the NETKITE project, ARCA team visited PAUC in Bethlehem to extend the joint network and agree on some upcoming activities and projects. The meeting was attended also by the Palestinian NETKITE stakeholders including PAUC representatives, Local Economic Council of Bethlehem governorate, and Local Training and Employment Council of Bethlehem governorate.
Will take place on 12 and 13 October 2015 at Jordan University of Science and Technologies in Irbid, Jordan, the 5th project meeting of the NETKITE Project. During the first day, it will be presented the roadmap for technology transfer and business development as an input to decision makers. Read More
On October 8, in Palermo, Consorzio Arca oganized the workshop “NEW ENERGY FOR NEW CITIES“, an idea generation lab for energy production, management, saving and distribution in urban environments. The session has capitalized the new approaches to urban energy management arising form european RTD project participated by the organizer. Read More
Within the NETKITE activity of hosting and tutoring young entrepreneurs from MPC countries at EU research facilities, 10 young entrepreneurs were hosted at ARCA from the middle of May to the end of July. Young entrepreneurs were from Palestine (3), Jordan (3), Egypt (2) and Tunisia (2). Their entrepreneurial ideas regarded different sectors: translation services, recycling, biosimilar production, renewable energy, cultural tourism, ICT, agro-food production, etc.
Après une longue période « d’incubation », le projet NetKite – Cross-border NETwork to foster Knowledge-intensive business Incubation and TEchnology transfer (réseau transfrontalier s’appuyant sur les approches open innovation qui vise à soutenir le transfert technologique), est entré dans sa phase d’accompagnement de jeunes créateurs d’entreprise transméditerranéens. En effet, le CEEI et ses partenaires italiens et chypriotes, ont accueilli des entrepreneurs issus des pays méditerranéens partenaires, à savoir, la Palestine, l’Egypte et la Jordanie. Read More
Stampa e siti web d’informazione stanno in questo momento rimbalzando la notizia di un gruppo di imprenditrici di area Mediterranea giunte a Palermo circa 2 mesi fa per sviluppare le proprie idee d’impresa. Idee presentate in concorso in occasione della Call lanciata nell’ambito del progetto NETKITE e selezionate tra le oltre 400 pervenute. Giunte a Palermo, si diceva, e più precisamente presso l’incubatore dell’Università degli Studi di Palermo, il Consorzio ARCA, che di NETKITE è anche l’ente capofila. Read More
The innovation lab PUSH organizes City as a Service, initiative that will take place in Sicily next Fall. The general topic of the event is the impact of new digital services on urban spaces and particularly the role that service design can play in marginal city contexts. Due to the complexity of the topic, the event consists of two different appointments: the first one, with an educational aim, is an Intensive School that will take place in Erice, Sicily, from September 25th to October 3rd; the second one, with a dissemination approach, is an Urban Thinkers Campus and will take place in Palermo, October 8th-10th. Arca Consortium, NETKITE project leader, is partner of the event. Read More
CESIE and Consorzio ARCA, within the Capitalisation strategy and activities of the projects CaBuReRa, NETKITE and STS MED, have organised a day of activities – Synergies Capitalization Event. In order to promote exchanges, transfers and convergences among the projects the participants will meet the 17th of June 2015 at the Consorzio ARCA (Viale delle Scienze ed. 16, Palermo) and they will work together both on entrepreneurship and funding programmes. The works will start at 9.00 a.m. Read More
During his speech at the NextMed conference, Johannes Hahn – Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations – cited the project NETKITE as an example of good practice and of successful projects among the exhibited projects because it “supports innovation exchanges between enterprises and research centres in seven countries across the Mediterranean Sea basin.
Here you can read the transcription of the entire speech.