GIEP - Green Innovation and Entrepreneurship Programme
The objective of the GIEP- Green Innovation and Entrepreneurship Programme project is to render the sustainable development and green economy the new entrepreneurial frontier for Egypt, a country facing difficult environmental challenges in recent years, such as the improvement of air and water quality, waste management, coastal pollution, desertification and improving the quality of life of its population.
The GIEP project involves five Egyptian and three European universities, including the Politecnico di Milano Universityand Fondazione Politecnico di Milano,with the purpose of implementingMaster Degree University Courses within African universities on issues of sustainable development, green innovation and entrepreneurship, creating a new generation of citizens capable of implementing public and social entrepreneurial policies. Furthermore, the training of qualified academic personnel capable of transmitting the knowledge acquired during the program and supervising future initiatives is envisaged. The project is funded by the European Union within the Tempus programme.