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1bn on the table to improve the digital side of European interconnection - 12/16/2021

EU. The European Commission will financially support projects under the digital strand of the European Interconnection Mechanism with the aim of ensuring that all populated areas have 5G coverage by 2030.

Accélérateur M and Connect Innov pool support for start-ups - 12/16/2021

FRANCE / TUNISIA. The Marseilles-based Accélérateur M and the Tunisian Connect Innov unveil their desire to join forces to pool their start-up support services on both sides of the Mediterranean.

"Marseille plays an accelerating role in the co-construction of a shared destiny between Europe and Africa" - 12/16/2021

MEDITERRANEAN / AFRICA. The fifth edition of Emerging Valley brought together, on Tuesday 14 December 2021 in Marseille, the European, Mediterranean and African ecosystem of innovation. The founder of this event, Samir Abdelkrim, talks to about the evolution of start-ups on the African continent over the years.

Banka për Biznes to grant €5 million in loans to Kosovo SMEs - 12/14/2021

KOSOVO. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is granting a €5m credit line to Banka për Biznes to be on-lent to local SMEs.

1.128 billion fine for Amazon Italy - 12/09/2021

ITALY. The Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato accuses Amazon of discriminating against competing logistics operators.

Proparco and UIB join forces to support Tunisian entrepreneurs - 12/08/2021

TUNISIA / FRANCE. Proparco grants an exceptional guarantee of 1 M€ to the International Union of Banks to enable it to grant loans guaranteed at 80% by the subsidiary of the French Development Agency group to Tunisian Smes.

The Moroccan tourism sector is brooding - 12/02/2021

MOROCCO. Already very weakened by two years of crisis Covid, the professionals of tourism fear that the closing of the borders of Morocco will strike a fatal blow to them.

Italy asks Europe for two more years to save Monte dei Paschi di Siena - 12/02/2021

ITALY. The world's oldest bank will turn around its accounts in 2021, but needs time and 2.5 billion euros of new money to meet the standards imposed by Brussels.

Creation of a club for women entrepreneurs in the Mena region - 11/18/2021

MENA. The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation and the Union for the Mediterranean are partnering with the Business Club Africa to support women entrepreneurs and women-led businesses in the Middle East North Africa region. great witness of "Génération Méditerranée" on France 3 Corse ViaStella - 11/18/2021

Frédéric Dubessy, editor in chief of, is the guest, on Sunday 21 November 2021 at 12:25 pm, of the programme "Génération...

600 million in loans earmarked for Turkish women-owned businesses - 11/09/2021

TURKEY. Odile Renaud-Basso, President of the EBRD, unveils the release of a €600 million credit line for local banks, exclusively dedicated to on-lending to Turkish companies run by women.

Mérieux NutriSciences acquires Israeli company Sher Consulting and Training - 11/04/2021

FRANCE / ISRAEL. Mérieux NutriSciences strengthens its presence in Israel with the acquisition of the local company Sher Consulting and Training, specialised in consulting and training in food safety management and quality.

LCL and EIB to lend €200m to healthcare professionals - 10/29/2021

FRANCE. LCL and the European Investment Bank have signed a partnership agreement to open a €200 million credit line dedicated to independent health professionals or those working in small or medium-sized businesses.

E-commerce is a key channel for counterfeits to enter the EU - 10/26/2021

EUROPE. In two separate studies published in October 2021, the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) reports on the increasing role of online trade in the sale of counterfeit goods.

With Monaco Cyber Security, Monaco Digital strengthens its data protection services - 10/19/2021

MONACO. Monaco Digital has launched its subsidiary Monaco Cyber ​​Security, dedicated to solutions for securing and protecting the integrity of IT data for companies in Monaco and the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.
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