10/4/2022 - 10/5/2022

Greentech in Egypt D4D Workshop

Leveraging tech & AI for resilient agriculture and sustainable and smart cities
Topics
Artificial Intelligence (AI), green and digital transition, smart cities
Location
Africa, Egypt
Venue
Sultana Malak Palace, Heliopolis, Cairo
Leveraging tech & IA on greentech issues

Let's foster open innovation

Join us on 4-5 October 2022 in a workshop to share experiences, skills, and expertise between actors of the Egyptian and European digital ecosystems. The "Greentech in Egypt D4D Workshop" seeks to empower Egypt’s green technology industry, and to encourage the development of AI applications that are valuable for resilient agriculture and sustainable & smart cities.

Expertise France is implementing the workshop in the framework of the AU-EU Digital for Development (D4D) Hub, a project that supports African institutions to lay grounds for an inclusive and sustainable digital transformation. It will be held in the wake of COP27, jointly coordinated by the Egyptian Ministries of Environment, International Cooperation and ICT.

Please contact Juliette Hirsch (juliette.hirsch@expertisefrance.fr) if you wish to join the event.

PROGRAMME

A two-day workshop to connect & co-create in ecosystem

1 workshop

The objective of this workshop is to bring together a multi-stakeholder ecosystem of private and public players, eager to connect and work together around major issues in line with the expectations of COP27, as well as with the ambitions of Egypt’s AI Strategy.

4 tracks to build common roadmaps

A multi-stakeholder dialogue to draw a common vision and roadmap on the uses of tech & AI on four topics:

  • Adaptation to climate change in agriculture
  • Affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy for agricultur
  • Greener mobility
  • Sustainable energy in cities

4 challenges to co-innovate

An open innovation challenge to highlight solutions, products, and services that can be co-created by start-ups & partners in response to four challenges :

  • Improving the measurement and monitoring of energy consumptions
  • Improving logistics management for agricultural products (storage, transportation, distribution)
  • Developing a greener public transport
  • Developing reliable data and systems to help green city management
AN OPEN-INNOVATION WORKSHOP

Tech start-ups at the heart of the event


An open call brought together 15 start-ups willing to tackle four challenges on October 5, in collaboration with corporate partners.

Benefits for the start-ups

  • Promote your skills and green tech/AI solutions to potential partners, public and private clients and investors.

  • Collaborate with key Egyptian stakeholders coming from academia, private sector, civil society, and public institutions to create a roadmap on AI for resilient agriculture and sustainable & smart cities at the national and regional levels.

  • Be part of an open innovation process with key international companies such as Orange, Valeo, Idemia, CMA CGM, RATP Dev, Credit Agricole, Voltalia, Schneider Electric, and more.

  • Connect with a network of mentors and advisors from our public and corporate partners. These will support participating start-ups in co-designing innovative solutions to the pressing challenges of sustainable development.


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