The project partners will establish a transnational expert cooperation network in seven countries and prepare young people for jobs within social enterprises, by offering training and capacity building services

to civil society organisations and businesses belonging to the social economy. The following sectors will be targeted: culture and tourism, health care, agriculture, IT and Open Source software and alternative energy sources. The project will result in increased awareness of the impact and the function that social innovation and entrepreneurship can have in tackling youth unemployment.

Target groups:

  • Young unemployed people between 18-29, with an emphasis on the 25-29 years olds
  • The social economy and civil society organisations

Project Partners:

CountryProject partner statusInstitutionType of institutionCity
GreeceLead partnerInstitute of Social Economy StudiesNGOAthens
GreeceBeneficiary partnerInstitute of Industrial and Business Education & TrainingPublicAthens
ItalyBeneficiary partnerCraftsmen Association of TerniPrivateTerni
PolandBeneficiary partnerJanusz Korczak Pedagogical UniversityNon-public higher education institutionWarsaw
PortugalBeneficiary partnerPolytechnic Institute of BragancaPublicBragança
SloveniaBeneficiary partnerUniversity of PrimorskaPublicKoper
SpainBeneficiary partnerMunicipality of MataroPublicMataro
BelgiumExpertise partnerEuropean Network of Cities and Regions for the Social EconomyNGOBrussels

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