In light of increased social tension and the spread of harmful media content in the MENA region, the project aims to nurture the resilience of societies in MENA.
Today, the list of destinations adopting a smart city approach is rapidly multiplying. In other words, digital technologies are being increasingly embedded across all city functions, with the goal of providing a more livable, workable and sustainable quality of life for residents.
Across the MENA region and beyond, SMEs represent the nerve centre of the economy; driving exponential job growth and immense economic activity annually.
In today’s world, digital transformation is not solely exclusive to the private sector. It is just as well key in transforming governments and public sector institutions.
In line with the global shift towards digitalisation, an increasing number of industries are opting for hybrid work arrangements for the first time, with digital transformation becoming a core focus for many sectors. The need to rapidly digitise operations has, in several ways, accelerated the move toward smart cities; i.e. areas where traditional networks and services are made more efficient with the use of digital and telecommunications in order to improve citizen quality of life.
Public-private partnership (PPP), which establishes cooperation and collaboration between public bodies and private organizations, is gaining traction worldwide. By bringing together private expertise with public resources, this arrangement provides efficient, high-quality services and infrastructure at a better value for money.
The outbreak of the virus has so far caused an economic fallout all over the world. As COVID-19 cases increase, commodity prices decrease, unemployment rises, stock markets flounder, and value chains continue to fail
Digital transformation, the process of employing new technologies or upgrading existing tools, is crucial in the transition to a fourth industrial revolution economy; especially with COVID-19 being the main catalyst of such pivotal transformation worldwide.
In an effort to bridge the gap between academia and industry, TRANSFER, co-funded by the Erasmus+ Program of the European Union, creates an innovative entrepreneurship and startups curriculum within partner universities in Tunisia and Palestine.