The WeMed Award Ceremony will be held the 23rd October in Tunis

Celebrating Sustainable Innovation at the WeMed Awards 2023 Ceremony

Published on Friday 13 October 2023· NETWORKING FACILITY

Date: October 23, 2023

Venue: Beit Al-Hikma, The Tunisian Academy of Sciences, Letters and Arts, Tunis

SwitchMed is thrilled to announce the upcoming WeMed Awards 2023 Ceremony, an event that brings together key players in sustainable business support and innovation across the Mediterranean region.

About the WeMed Awards: Hosted by MedWaves, the Regional Activity Centre for Sustainable Consumption and Production under the United Nations Environment Programme Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP/MAP), the WeMed Awards is a flagship initiative of the UNEP/MAP Mediterranean Strategy for Sustainable Development (MSSD). This edition is generously funded by the ENI CBC Med and the SwitchMed Initiative, notably as part of the RESET project.

The WeMed Awards aims to highlight the significance of capitalizing on EU projects and showcase innovative approaches to Green Business Support in the wider ecosystem. This event spotlights the crucial contributions of Business Support Organizations and eco-innovative start-ups toward sustainable development in the Mediterranean region.

Registration Link: Register Here

WeMed 2023 Edition: This year, the WeMed Award targets Business Support Organizations (BSOs) and Entrepreneurs/Start-ups that have been direct beneficiaries of at least one of the 19 EU-Projects analyzed under RESET. These projects focus on Green Business Creation & Circular Economy, benefitting regions within the ENI CBC MED Program, with a special emphasis on having women and/or youth in their teams.

Award Categories and Prizes:

Business Support Organizations (BSOs): 1 Northern Med Award: Prize of 9,000€, 1 Southern Med Award: Prize of 9,000€

Entrepreneurs/Start-ups: 2 Northern Med Awards: Prize of 9,000€ each (Total: 18,000€), 2 Southern Med Awards: Prize of 9,000€ each (Total: 18,000€)

The prizes are business support vouchers valued at 9,000€, with additional coaching services and technical assistance tailored to the winners’ needs.

Preliminary Agenda:

First Part: Mapping Best Practices in Green Entrepreneurship & Circular Economy

16:00 – 16:30: Arrival of participants and registration

16:30 – 18:00: Welcoming and presentations

Second Part: Awarding Ceremony

18:15 – 18:45: Official opening of the WeMed Awards

18:45 – 19:30: Mediterranean Sustainability Awards Ceremony

Cocktail and Networking: 19:30 – 20:30

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of the WeMed Awards Ceremony and witness the recognition of outstanding contributions to sustainability in the Mediterranean. Register now and join us for an evening of celebration and networking.

For further details, please visit the WeMed Awards website:

The award recognises success stories of sustainable businesses

The event will be held in Beit Al-Hikma, an archeological site in Carthage, Tunis