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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.

The Tourism Recovery Programme will support the Tunisian tourism sector - 10/07/2021

TUNISIA. The Tpe and Pme of the Tunisian tourist industry will be able to benefit from the Tourism Recovery Programme proposed by enpact and TUI Care Foundation to relaunch themselves after the pandemic.

Serma Energy sets up in Spain and will open a test center in Valladolid - 09/28/2021

SPAIN / FRANCE. The French group Serma, specialized in expertise, consulting and testing for electronic technologies, embedded systems and information systems, announces the creation of a subsidiary in Spain, Serma Energy Iberica.

Emerging Mediterranean honours five start-ups from the Southern Mediterranean - 09/08/2021

MEDITERRANEAN. Emerging Mediterranean has selected the five finalist start-ups, one per country, of its acceleration programme.

European banks still love tax havens - 09/07/2021

EUROPE. A study by the European Tax Observatory (EUTAX Observatory) shows that European banks continue to earn a significant proportion of their profits in tax havens.

EIB and Santander join forces to provide €2bn to companies affected by the crisis - 06/22/2021

EU. As part of the European Guarantee Fund, the European Investment Bank and the Spanish bank Santander sign two agreements to open credit lines reserved for the early payment of suppliers.

Solidarity finance is setting new records in France - 06/07/2021

FRANCE. The 19th edition of the La Croix/Finansol Solidarity Finance Barometer shows a dynamism of this sector with a 33% increase in funds collected in 2020 to reach €20.33 billion in assets.

Morocco is gradually reopening its air borders - 06/07/2021

MOROCCO. The Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced the "progressive" reopening of air borders to and from Morocco as of Tuesday 15 June 2021 and only for certain countries.

Mediterranean chambers of commerce call for unification of travel protocols - 05/31/2021

MEDITERRANEAN. The Association of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of the Mediterranean believes that a return to the previous figures of tourist numbers is possible from 2021.

"Project leaders in the South of the Mediterranean have become aware of the opportunity to finance themselves via crowdfunding platforms" - 04/19/2021

MEDITERRANEAN. Michel Kaluszynski, Director of Participatory Finance Africa Mediterranean (FPAM), gives an initial assessment of participatory finance in Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria.

Samir Abdelkrim: "Digital has made Emerging Valley even more connected, denser and more essential for Africa-Europe innovation ecosystems" - 04/09/2021

MEDITERRANEAN. Samir Abdelkrim organised the fourth edition of Emerging Valley in Marseille on 7 and 8 April 2021, which was broadcast online because of Covid-19. He explains the usefulness of this link between Europe, the Mediterranean and Africa for start-ups and innovation.

The Lab'ess of Tunis recruits fifteen project leaders in social innovation - 04/02/2021

TUNISIA. The Laboratory of Social and Solidarity Economy of Tunisia launches its eighth call for applications to select fifteen positive impact projects that will integrate its incubator.

Anima and Provence Promotion join forces to attract southern Mediterranean start-ups to Provence - 03/17/2021

MEDITERRANEAN. Anima Investment Network and Provence Promotion sign a partnership agreement to accompany start-ups in their establishment in the Bouches-du-Rhône.

The number of overnight stays has dropped by more than 80% in 2020 in the countries of Southern Europe - 03/17/2021

EU. Covid-19 and its restrictions have caused a loss of 1.5 billion nights in EU hotels. Southern European establishments remain largely the most affected.
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