Promoting Innovation
and Entrepreneurship
in the Tourism Sector Initiative

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About Us

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MASHREQ is the first program in the Arab region that is specialized to support pioneering companies and start-up innovative ideas in the tourism sector. The program comes as a result of the continuous cooperation between Rowad 2030 project under the Ministry of Planning and the Entrepreneurship Centre at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport. The program aims at offering comprehensive support to existing companies and innovative business ideas in the tourism sector; this will be through establishing pre-incubation and incubation programs to rehabilitate and accelerate the growth of these entrepreneurial businesses along the various stages of development. The program shall offer support to young entrepreneurs and innovators in the establishment and growing of their companies in tourism support areas in the labour market. The collaboration between Rowad 2030 program and the Entrepreneurship Centre at the Arab Academy includes the establishment of business incubators and accelerators, providing mentorship and advisory services for the growth and sustainability of entrepreneurial ideas in addition to providing seed funding for the establishment of emerging companies. With the support and sponsorship of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism, the actual trends of labour market needs are determined according to the nature of each governorate, where the innovative projects are linked to the official website of the Egyptian Authority for Tourism Promotion.

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Ministry of Planning – Rowad 2030 Program

Rowad 2030 project was established under the umbrella of the Ministry of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform by Ministerial Resolution No. 88 of 2017, in order to enable young people to establish private projects and to support business and entrepreneurship in the development of the national economy and diversification of sources of income through the implementation of the project sectors.

A range of services such as scholarships and masters to study entrepreneurship more deeply and more broadly, and to support and establish business incubators for emerging companies offering new ideas in the labour market.

Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) – Centre of Entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneurship Center of AAST is a comprehensive center for Youth Development, specialized in Entrepreneurship & Innovation aim to build a generation of youth entrepreneurs and change agents to positively impact Egyptian & Arab economy through encouraging innovative initiatives and private business functioning throughout Egypt..

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Programs

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Have an Entrepreneurial idea in the Tourism Sector and need help getting it to market? Join MASHREQ Pre-incubation Program

MASHREQ Pre-Incubation Program is a 2 weeks program which aims to inspire, educate, coach and facilitate young people in Egypt in creating their start-up business in the tourism sector.

The expected outcome of the program is a validated prototype of the business value proposition; graduates will be qualified at this stage to join the incubation program.

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Have an Existing start-up/company in the Tourism Sector and need help? Join MASHREQ business incubator

The business incubator will offer selected start-ups unparalleled access to networks of industry and government partners, advanced training and mentorship by top experts, seed funding as well as access to funders specialized in supporting start-ups.

Program Main offerings:

- Technical Support: specialized technical support and mentorship in the tourism sector.

- Business Mentorship: business Training and advice for owners of ideas incubated on the basics of
establishing and managing companies.

- Networking Opportunities: through participation in events, conferences, workshops and specialized exhibitions.

- Access to Business Development Services: through communication with the business community, with the possibility of attending specialized workshops for  non-financial business development services (BDS).

- Access to Investment: at the end of the incubation period Demo Day, Pitching is conducted in the presence of investors and business owners in various fields. 

- Co-Working Space
- Seed Funding

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Events

Mobirise

MASHREQ is the first program in the Arab region that is specialized to support pioneering companies and start-up innovative ideas in the tourism sector. The program comes as a result of the continuous cooperation between Rowad 2030 project under the Ministry of Planning and the Entrepreneurship Centre at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport.

The program aims at offering comprehensive support to existing companies and innovative business ideas in the tourism sector; this will be through establishing pre-incubation and incubation programs to rehabilitate and accelerate the growth of these entrepreneurial businesses along the various stages of development. The program shall offer support to young entrepreneurs and innovators in the establishment and growing of their companies in tourism support areas in the labour market.

The collaboration between Rowad 2030 program and the Entrepreneurship Centre at the Arab Academy includes the establishment of business incubators and accelerators, providing mentorship and advisory services for the growth and sustainability of entrepreneurial ideas in addition to providing seed funding for the establishment of emerging companies.

With the support and sponsorship of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism, the actual trends of labour market needs are determined according to the nature of each governorate, where the innovative projects are linked to the official website of the Egyptian Authority for Tourism Promotion.

read more

Ministry of Planning – Rowad 2030 Program

Rowad 2030 project was established under the umbrella of the Ministry of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform by Ministerial Resolution No. 88 of 2017, in order to enable young people to establish private projects and to support business and entrepreneurship in the development of the national economy and diversification of sources of income through the implementation of the project sectors.

A range of services such as scholarships and masters to study entrepreneurship more deeply and more broadly, and to support and establish business incubators for emerging companies offering new ideas in the labour market.

Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) – Centre of Entrepreneurship 

The Entrepreneurship Center of AAST is a comprehensive center for Youth Development, specialized in Entrepreneurship & Innovation aim to build a generation of youth entrepreneurs and change agents to positively impact Egyptian & Arab economy through encouraging innovative initiatives and private business functioning throughout Egypt..

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Contact



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Email: ec@aast.edu

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