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The challenges facing society in urban wastewater management cannot be solved by any one sector alone. ALICE (AcceLerate Innovation in urban wastewater management for Climate changE) will accelerate innovation by bringing together and exchanging knowledge between the key players who can, together, address the future techno-economic, governance and societal challenges arising from climate change. I ...
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Grey and green in Europe: elderly living in urban areas (GRAGE)

Start date: Dec 1, 2014, End date: Nov 30, 2018,

The EU has to face many challenges in achieving a more balanced regional development and sustainable economic recovery. Many of those challenges have to do with the ageing population trend, urbanization and environment under distress. More liveable and efficient communities is a target to be reached in Europe, where the “silver hair” trends can become a challenging opportunity, from a social, econ ...
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The artistic and cultural sector is growing all over Europe. This trend is stronger in countries with a long tradition (like UK) where the impact on GDP and jobs is considerable, weaker in other areas of Europe that still need policies and ecosystem to foster the growth of the sector.What is visible all around Europe is the need, for the operators of the sectors, particularly arts/culture, to dev ...
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... rogrammes to test and implement the developed modules. The project consortium of EduTeach is led by the Innovation in Learning Institute at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany, and includes Militos Consulting S.A. (Greece), Spanish Federation of Early Childhood Education Centres (Spain), IPAK Inštitut za simbolno analizo in razvoj informacijskih tehnologij (Slovenia), Università degli Stu ...
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Social Enterprise Skills for Business Advisers

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2018,

Social economy and entrepreneurship has developed in the recent years as an answer to major social needs that have been exacerbated through the economic crisis. Social enterprises contribute to social innovation, the creation of new business models and the exploitation of unused resources. However, the supporting structures for social economy, such as advisory services, are still underdeveloped in ...
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With the rise of Creative Industries in recent years, many places in Europe have seen the rebirth of high added-value crafts and semi-industrial activities. Generally lead by young entrepreneurs or already established businesses and ‘makers’ inspired by ‘new blood’, these new or renewed businesses tend to establish themselves in old (many times abandoned) industrial areas in the city centres or in ...
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Social UP - Design thinking for sustainability of social enterprises

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Aug 31, 2018,

Nowadays, the "social economy" employs over 11 million people in the EU, accounting for 6% of total employment. The burgeoning interest in social entrepreneurship across Europe has been driven by the recognition of the role social enterprise can play in tackling societal achallenges, the global economic crisis, austerity measures and ongoing withdrawal of public agencies from supplying social serv ...
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European Network of Socially Responsible Universities

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Feb 28, 2018,

The social dimension of Higher Education is one of the overarching themes of the Bologna Process. Furthermore, recent studies confirm that there is an emerging interest in University Social Responsibility issues (Larrán 2012) an even a recognition of the term, USR as “overarching” regarding the social dimension of Universities. However, most Higher Education institutions are still reluctant to fu ...
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Smart City initiatives and projects become increasingly important throughout Europe for several reasons but basically these projects focus on technical innovations (green urban technologies, ICT) and are often top down driven by investors, global technology concerns or building developers. This approach excludes other urban actors that could play a crucial role for the quality of results and broad ...
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Europe is the world's no. 1 tourist destination, with the highest density and diversity of tourist attractions. The European region, as a whole, represents 51.7% of the total world arrivals, of which the EU-28 countries represent 39.5%. According to Eurostat, already in 2009, private rented accommodation in Europe covered as much as 13% of the total of holiday (4 nights or more) accommodations, a ...
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Family businesses are the backbone not only of the private sector, but are supporting entire economies. With regards to the European context, family businesses make up more than 60 % of all European companies. The process of change in ownership, transfer and/or succession within or outside of a family is an extremely crucial moment in the business life of a family SME: ca. 30% of family business f ...
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In today’s increasingly competitive environment, companies need to find that ‘added extra’ to stay competitive to retain existing customers and attract new customers. One way to do this is to encourage innovative and creative behaviour within the organisation to encourage intrapreneurs. An intrapreneur is a person within a business or corporation who takes direct responsibility for turning an ide ...
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Virtual Open Incubation Ecosystem (VOICE)

Start date: Sep 1, 2014, End date: Aug 31, 2017,

VOICE (Virtual Open Incubation Ecosystem) will help bridge the gap in the broader entrepreneurial development ecosystem by providing an international, virtual innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem based on open innovation, crowdsourcing and co-creation principles; where individual users and start-ups will meet, find collaborators and partners, co-create ideas and prototypes, utilize the wisdom ...
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The current economic and employment crisis in many European countries has increased the unemployment rate to unacceptable levels, especially in Southern Europe. At the same time, employers keep complaining about skills and competences shortages, concretely of transversal competences such as communication in foreign language, creativity, teamwork, leadership, communication. But not only: the curren ...
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MENTEE: MEntoring, Networking and Training for European Entrepreneurs

Start date: Sep 1, 2014, End date: Aug 31, 2016,

In the Europe2020 perspective, entrepreneurship is a pillar and fostering entrepreneurial spirit is considered a priority to deliver smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. In the recent crisis, with significant unemployment rates and even higher youth unemployment, European countries need to focus even more on promoting entrepreneurship among young generation as an alternative solution to the la ...
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The huge increase of the unemployment rate for youth in the most recent years has also had a relevant impact on the percentage of NEET in Europe. The report about NEETs realized by Eurofound in 2012 stated that in 2008, 11% of 15–24-year-olds and 17% of 25–29-year-olds were NEETs. By 2011 these rates had increased to 13% and 20% respectively. There are currently 14 million young people not in emp ...
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Individual CAReer Development

Start date: Sep 1, 2014, End date: Aug 31, 2016,

The need for a better skilled and creative workforce for the European labour market has been identified as one of the strategic goals in EU policy statements and recommendations. The aim is to raise the level of education throughout Europe and to foster forward-looking and innovative citizens with ability for divergent and visionary thinking. The best result for enhancing these skills would be pro ...
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VET Schools as Entrepreneurial Hubs

Start date: Sep 1, 2014, End date: Aug 31, 2016,

Regardless of the sheer diversity of VET systems across Europe, we commonly find that many of them fail to acknowledge its essential role in securing a smooth transition for Young people into the world of work. However, a highly relevant curriculum and close connections with the world of work place VET schools in an unbeatable position to put forward an ambitious entrepreneurship education agenda ...
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