Background Note - NIS Workshop
Summary - Science and Technology Parks Regional Workshop
National Innovation Systems- Workshop Agenda
Background Note: Creating the Right Ecosystem for Knowledge Valorisation A Case Study of ODTÜ Teknokent
SUMMARY REPORT - Ankara Case study
Report Guidebook Technopole
DELEGATES CONCLUSIONS - Ankara Case study
Meeting Report - Developing Innovation Scoreboard for the MENA
Background Note - STP Regional Workshop
CMI Participates in Arab Forum for Scientific Research and Sustainable Development: “Towards a Return to Leadership in Science”
Dec 19, 2014 / Highlight
December 19-21, 2014 – El Sharqah, United Arab Emirates
CMI Innovation Capacities program (a European Investment Bank-led program) was present at the Forum's second instalment, organized by the Arab League’s Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) in cooperation with the Arab Science and Technology Foundation (ASTF...
Intellectual Property Rights and Market of Patents: MENA’s Innovation Potential is Yet to Be Triggered
Oct 01, 2014 / Blog entry
Case Studies from Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia
By Jacques Van Der Meer*
For the Southern Mediterranean countries, the issue of the constitution of structural knowledge assets, in particular intellectual property will be critical to the deployment of a knowledge economy strategy. While the volume of patent filings of the region is low, this does...
Jordan: Strong Community Commitment … and a School Principal with Veterinarian Skills
Sep 08, 2014 / Blog entry
By Hannah Linnemann*
The blog reports our findings and discoveries from field site visits to schools in Jordan that were conducted from March 17 – March 21 as part of the World Bank Group's regional engagement on governance in social service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa Region. The team consisted of Jumana Alaref (MNSSP), Hannah ...
Experts’ Meeting: An Innovation Scoreboard for the MENA
Sep 03, 2014 / Highlight
The European Investment Bank (EIB) through the Centre for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), in collaboration with ISESCO and UN-ESCWA Technology Center, organized a regional experts’ meeting on the 19th and 20th November 2014 at the League of The Arab States (LAS) in Cairo, Egypt. This meeting aimed to initiate and develop an innovation...
Creating the Right Ecosystem for Knowledge Valorisation: A Case Study of ODTÜ Teknokent
Jul 07, 2014 / Highlight
The CMI and the EIB, in collaboration with the ISESCO and the UN-ESCWA Technology Centre, are organising a regional workshop about the contribution of the Quadruple Helix actors to knowledge transfer within Science and Technology Parks (STPs) on June 16th-18th, 2014 in Ankara, Turkey.
ODTÜ Teknokent, a Science Park that...
Workshop on Patents and Structural Intangibles in the Mediterranean
Dec 23, 2013 / Highlight
The European Investment Bank, in its role as lead of the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) programme “Innovation Capacities”, organised a workshop on the development of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) in the Southern Mediterranean on the 7th of June, 2013 in Paris. This workshop was part of the annual “World Conference on Intellectual...
National Innovation Systems: Input, Output, and Impact
Oct 21, 2013 / Highlight
While all countries in the MENA region recognize the importance of innovation in the road to a Knowledge Economy, an articulated understanding of National innovation Systems (NIS) is lacking, and few data is available on the countries’ capacities and performance on innovation.
The EIB through the CMI is organising with the collaboration of the...
Governance and Management of Science and Technology Parks
Oct 21, 2013 / Highlight
Most countries recognise that investing in Science & Technology Parks (STP) and innovation cities is essential to building a knowledge economy. The CMI and the EIB in collaboration with the ISESCO are organising a regional workshop on Science and Technology Parks (STP) in MENA region. This event will take place on the 4th and 5th of November,...
CMI-EIB Workshop for Young MENA Entrepreneurs (Beirut)
Jul 30, 2013 / Highlight
The CMI and EIB, in collaboration with the Beirut office of the Junior Chamber International (NGO), organized a workshop on “Innovation and Entrepreneurship” at the Darwazah Center for Innovation. The workshop aimed to enhance collaboration and the transfer of knowledge and best practices among innovation stakeholders with the participation of...