Mr. Lattouf reported on the difficulties faced by the sector, particularly in recruiting qualified Lebanese staff within the high turnover of the local manpower given the current economic crisis and the lack of corresponding training programs in this field. The Chamber proposed as well to enlarge the scope of TECHLOG innovation activities to better respond to logistics and transport sector in Lebanon. The syndicate showed interest in further discussing the sector needs sot that the TECHLOG project could integrate and adapt for the Lebanese market.
This meeting comes within a series of meetings planned by the Chamber to introduce the TECHLOG project and engage the stakeholders in the project upcoming activities.
TECHLOG ”technological Transfer for Logistics Innovation in Mediterranean area”(2021-2024)- is co-financed by European Neighbourhood Instrument (ENI) of the European Union and led by the University of Cagliari in partnership with lead institutions from Italy, Spain, Egypt, Lebanon and Tunisia. The project aims to strengthen research-industry links in the (trans)port sector by establishing a permanent cross-border EU-Med space where research organizations and (trans)port industries co-create, test and share new Technology Transfer Initiatives based on advanced simulation technologies.