S-GIEP - Green Innovation and Entrepreneurship Programme

  • Braunegg, Sibylle, (Co-Investigator (CoI))
  • Schnitzer, Hans (Principal Investigator (PI))

Project: Research project

Description

egypt is facing key environmental challenges, including air and water quality, waste management, coastal pollution, and desertification. Egypt is in an urgent need for Sustainable Development linking the growth to the environmental preservation avoiding more deterioration of lands and additional diseases for the population.

The wider objective of this project is to make Sustainable Development and Green Economy the new entrepreneurial frontier and hot business in Egypt. The project aims to develop a joint or at least double MSc program on Green Innovation and Entrepreneurship - GIEP in four different Egyptian universities in order to create a whole new generation of business and social entrepreneurs with the skills that will allow them to start-up green businesses, launch innovative ventures and products, and put in place public policy and social entrepreneurship innovations.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date15/10/1214/10/15