Training Agenda

Wednesday December 14th

15:00 – 15:30

Registration of participants

15:00 – 16:00

Welcome coffee

15:30 – 16:00

Welcome addresses

Emanuele CABRAS, OpenMed Association President.
Alaa EZZ, EBSOMED Committee Chairman, ASCAME Executive Committee Member, Confederation of Egyptian European Business Associations – CEEBA Secretary General.
Jihen BOUTIBA, EBSOMED Executive Director, BUSINESSMED General Director.
Gaetano NASTASI, ASCAME Executive Committee Member, Board of Directors Member Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Cagliari- Oristano.
Roberto RAIMONDI, ENI CBC MED Managing Authority General Director.

16:00 – 16:15

Official EBSOMED Video

Presentation of the training course by Eleonora Fantozzi, EBSOMED Coordinator, BUSINESSMED

Roundtable participants

16:15 – 17:00 

Lessons learned from the ENI CBC MED Programme.

The NEXT MED 2021 – 2027 Programme.
Aldo PULEO, ENI CBC MED Managing Authority, Programme Officer.

17:00 – 18:30 

Best practices of ENI CBC MED projects concerning how to design and manage a successful involvement of the private sector.
INTECMED – Incubators for innovation and technological transfer in the
Mediterranean, by Kostas Giotopoulos, Project Manager.
BESTMEDGRAPE – New Business opportunities & Environmental suSTainability using MED GRAPE nanotechnological products, by Nicola Nieddu, Project Management team
INVESTMED – InNoVativE Sustainable sTart-ups for the MEDiterranean, by Mohamed Ben Youssef, Project Manager.


Thursday December 15th

08:30 – 09:00                                        

Registration of participants


09:00 – 09:30

Introduction to laboratory working groups

Emanuele CABRAS, OpenMed.


09:00 – 13:00 

Parallel laboratory sessions – development of 6 project ideas (Part 1)

> Laboratory N. 1 – “Digital Transition” 

> Laboratory N. 2 – “Sustainable mobility” 

> Laboratory N. 3 – “Green Building” 

> Laboratory N. 4 – “Sustainable tourism” 

> Laboratory N. 5 – “Agrifood” 

> Laboratory N. 6 – “Circular economy

Thematic experts: Kostas Giotopoulos (University of Patras), Gianfranco Fancello (University of Cagliari), Patrizia Serra (University of Cagliari), Anna Maria Atzeri (Energy Agency South Tyrol – CasaClima), Carlo Perelli (University
of Cagliari), Luciano Gutierrez (University of Sassari), Andrea Marchesini Reggiani (Abantu Social Cooperative – Cartiera).

Facilitators: Emanuele Cabras, Fabrizio Floris, Nicola Nieddu, Carlo Sanna, Luca Santarossa, Claudia Sedda.

10:00 – 12:00  

Free coffee break during the laboratory sessions

13:00 – 14:30

Networking lunch

14:30 – 16:30

Parallel laboratory sessions – development of 6 project ideas (Part 2)

16:30 – 17:00 

Coffee break

17:00 – 19.00 

Networking session: sharing of ideas among participants and exchange of opinions among participants and experts on the developed project ideas.


Farewell dinner

Friday December 16th (optional)

Participation to the conference “Euromediterranean Cooperation – financial instruments and exchanges of experiences