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Thursday, 6 April 2017

On the horizon

Cleantech alert: The Trade and Industry Ministry’s Egypt National Cleaner Production Center (ENCPC) are launching the “Leeha ‘Eema” program to finance, mentor and develop waste management startups. Some 45 startups from across Egypt will be taken through a seven-month training and networking program, with the 10 top companies in the running for prototyping grants. The program is funded by the MENA Transition Fund in Egypt through the African Development Bank (AfDB) and is part of the Green Growth Industrial Waste Management and SME Entrepreneurship Hub Project (IWEX). The deadline to apply is Wednesday, 12 April, according to a statement from ENCPC. There’s an information session 7-9pm on Monday, 10 April at Injaz, and you can read more about the program in Arabic here.

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