Mid-Term evaluation “The Next Society"
THE NEXT SOCIETY Project aims at accelerating job creation and stimulating competitiveness in MED (South Mediterranean Partner Countries) by unlocking the major obstacles to the development of innovative enterprises, developing capacities and international linkages of leading innovation organisations, start-ups and clusters and increasing SMCs’ international market positioning in key sectors.
Its Specific Objectives include:
- Stimulation of MED innovators’ community and strengthening innovation and technology strategies by increasing research - industry linkages;
- Empowering innovation stakeholders and the private sector to improve the innovation and business ecosystems;
- Supporting national and international development of a generation of innovative business champions from SMCs;
- Increasing technology and innovation management and international recognition of MED clusters.