Partners

The ACADEMY OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP (AKEP) is a Greek non-governmental, non-profit organization aiming to create a healthier entrepreneurial environment on a national and European level, and trying to support young people who wish to make their innovative entrepreneurial ideas come true.

AKEP’s main objective is the cultivation of the essential entrepreneurial attitude and transfer of the necessary knowledge to young entrepreneurs who are now entering the labour market and to already active entrepreneurs, wishing to establish themselves and ex-pand their operations both within Greece and abroad.

AKEP is national partner of the Global Entrepreneurship Week in Greece, member of the Global Entrepreneurship Research network, of the Entrepreneur Envoy network and of the European Association of Development Research and Training, thus is fully aware of the requirements of the European labour market, transferring this knowledge to the participants of its educational programmes.

Friesland College is a Regional Training Centre (ROC) for secondary vocational education (VET) and Adult Education (AE) in the province Friesland (in the north of The Netherlands.) It has more than 10.000 students and 850 teachers and support staff. The large division of Adult Education is specially involved in training young migrants to educate and prepare them for a tailormade job.

Entrepreneurial mindset is of high priority for Friesland College. The development of entrepreneurial skills and behaviour is imbedded in the educational curricula.

Friesland College is a large conglomerate of vocational educational centres with a high priority attached to cooperation with businesses and service institutes. Knowledge and competences of the students should be relevant and recognizable in the eyes of SMEs, industry and organisations.

European Social Entrepreneurship and Innovative Studies Institute (ESI) is Lithuanian non-profit organization which focuses on non-financial business supports (consulting, training, mentoring, and advisory, strategy development, etc.), accelerates global, innovation-based impact entrepreneurship.

It focuses on opportunities to demonstrate how to make a positive impact on society and create benefits for the public through innovative teaching methods, cause marketing strategies creation, and development of sustainable and responsible business models.

Since 2010, Institute has been providing the highest quality training, consulting and support services to individuals and organisations from private, public and non-governmental sectors. Its mission is to contribute to bringing global change through learning and development and to accelerate entrepreneurship to end global poverty and protect the planet.

JO Consulting is an Italian business consulting company founded in 1998. It is part of JO, a group of companies and no-profit organisations focused on business consulting, ICT & e-learning technologies, web & mobile applications development, digital communication and R&D in several innovative fields.

Its European Project Office has participated in many projects funded under H2020, LLP, 7FP, IEE, ERASMUS+ programmes, thus is fully capable to provide both technical, operational and management support during the lifetime of the project.

Its core business is based on VET and development of web-based solutions for collaborative learning and educational content management with a special focus on the development of hard and soft skills in several fields.

Bridging to the Future (BTF) is an innovative private UK- based company which challenges and reforms existing approaches to organisational and individual productivity, job creation, economic independence and economic sustainability.

BTF designs, tests and brings to market a range of successful products and methods to support job creation, education and productivity. At its heart, the company believes in creating jobs through new businesses, active incubation, practical leadership programmes based on self-employed coaching, advance real leadership QEAS (Qualities, Experiences, Attitudes and Skills) and employability.

Today BTF works in a variety of sectors including: private sector, public sector, marginalised communities, LGBT, young entrepreneurs and business start-ups and investment.

Cresem foundation is an Spanish Entrepreneurs Union Foundation in the Extremadura Region. Its main goals is to promote and develop the business activity from small to large scale of business organizations in its region, in this sense the self-employment, the cross border cooperation, the international marketing, the leadership and the enterprising attitude.

Cresem foundation is an official provider of VET courses on “Business Management & Finances” and “Management Assistance”. It collaborates as tutoring entity for students of the university MBA, on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

Cresem supports through CREEX the successful implementation of Extremadura’s Employment Plan which aims to foster job creation supporting business incubators and mentoring processes. Moreover, it supports the development of regional strategic infrastructures, related with green industrialization, aiming to convert and slowly promote the entrepreneurial sector in a frame of Green Circular Economy and Clean energies.