Call for applications


Zero plastic waste in the Mediterranean in 2030: Challenge launched!



Who is launching the challenge? >
The Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region in France is launching this challenge as part of its Climate Plan with the aim to become a green leader. 
ANIMA Investment Network is a partner of the challenge and manages its international component through THE NEXT SOCIETY initiative, in which the South Region participates. 

For whom?
Companies, students, researchers, associations... This challenge is open to all, regardless of the nationality of the participants and the maturity of their solutions, provided that the solutions reduce the quantity of plastic pollutants in the Mediterranean and that they are carried out at least partially in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Region in France. 

What is the reward?
The 2 winners will win a prize of 5,000 Euros for the 1st project and 2,000 Euros for the second, an invitation in the Region’s booth at Vivatech and a tailor-made support to accelerate their project within a structure of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Region (or remotely for international project leaders).

How to participate?
The call for application is now closed and applications are being reviewed.
15 pre-selected projects will participate in a bootcamp on 23 April 2019, resulting in the selection of the 5 finalist projects. The final will take place at thecamp on  April 24, 2019. The 2 winners will be invited at  the awards ceremony in VivaTech on 16-18 May 2019 in Paris.

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Call for projects DiafrikInvest


DiafrikInvest launches a new call for projects and aimed at diaspora entrepreneurs of Moroccan, Senegalese and Tunisian origin.

50 entrepreneurs will be selected and supported to launch their business, from Europe to Morocco, Senegal or Tunisia. 

DiafrikInvest acts as an accelerator to strengthen the potential of diaspora and support their business creation projects, offering specific opportunities to the innovative and daring entrepreneurs going into business. Through this call, 50 entrepreneurs will be selected and will benefit from a tailor-made range of services, adapted to their needs, supported by experts connected to reality on the ground and to the specificities of diaspora entrepreneurs. The selected projects will be followed-up at each stage, from Europe to the creation in the South.

Coaching, networking, participation to targeted business events, financing contacts, etc. These projects will also benefit from an increased visibility, at national and international level. Finally, the top 20 will benefit from additional services such as pitching training, shooting of a promotional video and invitation to two Investment Academies. 

DiafrikInvest is 90% funded by the European Union anc coordinated by ANIMA Investment Network in partnership with ACIM (France), CONECT (Tunisia), Start-up Maroc (Morocco) and CJD (Senegal). This project aims to accelerate and support the mobilisation of highly-qualified talents, entrepreneurs and investors from the diaspora in order to boost business relations between Europe, Morocco, Senegal and Tunisia. 


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