June 20, 2022

“Entrepreneurship in the Mediterranean Basin” – Start Cup Competition 2022 // Pre-Event to the UNIMED General Assembly 2022


On June 21st, 2022 the University of Jordan in Amman will host the Third Edition of the “Start Cup Competition 2022”, a pre-event of the UNIMED General Assembly, taking place on 22 and 23 June in Amman.

The Start Cup Competition 2022” is thought and organised in the framework of a day dedicated to entrepreneurship-student in the Mediterranean countries, launched among the activities of the UNIMED SubNetwork on Employability.

The event is jointly organised by UNIMED and by the Lebanese University, coordinator of the SubNetwork on Employability, in partnership with the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie – Moyen Orient, the European Training Foundation (ETF) and the University of Jordan which will host this third edition.

Following the “Start Cup RESUME 2018” which took place in Messina (Italy) in September 2018 within the initiatives and activities of the RESUME project and the online edition of the “Start Cup Competition 2021” the Start Cup Competition 2022” is a contest calling for entrepreneurial ideas developed by students enrolled in Mediterranean universities. This competition aims to encourage students of the universities of the two shores of the Mediterranean basin to present innovative ideas in the field of entrepreneurship.

8 teams of students from Lebanon, Tunisia, Palestine, Jordan will pitch their own business idea and a jury composed by ETF, AUF and UNIMED will select the most innovative and creative entrepreneurial idea.

Who will be the winner of the “Start Cup Competition 2022” in Amman? Stay tuned…


Date: 21st June, 2022, 09:30 am – 01:00 pm

Venue: University of Jordan, Conference Hall at Prince Al-Hussein Bin Abdullah II School of International Studies (ground floor), Amman, Jordan.

To know the programme of the event, download the agenda here.

About the Start Cup Competition

The Start Cup Competition aims to be one of the most important initiatives to be organised in the framework of the UNIMED SubNetwork on Employability, launched as part of the RESUME project, a European Union project funded under the Erasmus + Capacity Building program, whose objective was to promote cooperation between members on the theme of entrepreneurship and employability, through the collection of information and initiatives, through ongoing projects and partnerships already undertaken or in the process of definition, with university departments, research centres, researchers, professors, international experts, entrepreneurs, policy makers.

To know more on the UNIMED SubNetwork on Employability, click here.