The consortium consists of partners from 8 EU countries.
CARDET is one of the leading research and development centers in the eastern Mediterranean region with expertise in project design and implementation, capacity building, and e-learning. CARDET has completed numerous projects relating to the development of innovation, entrepreneurship and access to the labor market. CARDET leads a country-wide initiative to examine best practices in the ways academia and industry collaborate to support entrepreneurship and promote employability in the local community and the market.
CARDET brings together an international team of experts with decades of global expertise in research, evaluation, entrepreneurship, employability development, professional capacity building, youth empowerment, design thinking, innovation, education and human resource development.
In Italy the Volunteering Supporting Centres (VSCs) were established by the Law 266/91. They are working facilities managed by the volunteering world offering free services to voluntary organizations. CSV MARCHE is structured on 1 head office in Ancona, 5 district offices and info point in 14 smaller towns. They promote the culture of solidarity and active volunteering, facilitate and support the actions of voluntary organizations through consultancy, help, training and information services.
CSV Marche is a second level network, its membership base is around 400 volunteering organizations. They elect the Board, composed only by volunteers and it defines the political guidelines of volunteering organizations. CSV MARCHE implements its own projects, funded by regional, national and European grants, within transnational networks and partnerships mainly on topics regarding social policies, active citizenship, inclusion and education.
CDA (ARAD DEVELOPMENT CENTER) is a nongovernmental and regional coverage Association. CDA aims to support the development of the region by organizing promotional activities, consultancy, education, services and events, access and implementation of projects with grant funding, with regional or European territory partnership. Through the expertise of its members, CDA provides both local and regional authorities and associations and foundations support studies, research, advice and partnerships.
CDA's development directions are aimed at: (a) specific activities for promoting the development of Arad and region; (b) training, counseling and reorientation of human resources through training courses and oriented new; and (c) technologies in innovative areas.
Kopin (Koperazzjoni Internazzjonali - Malta) stands for international development cooperation and works in tandem with civil society organisations and NGOs in Malta, Europe, and Africa, on various projects aimed at raising awareness about the role of each individual as a global citizen, as well as the intrinsic values of the role, and to contribute towards the empowerment of developing communities. Through its projects and initiatives, Kopin seeks to reach various members of society ranging from school children and their families, to civil communities (including institutions within the respective communities) to national and international policy-makers. Kopin joins forces with its partners on different projects to connect people to each other, both directly and indirectly. Kopin also supports community-based projects overseas that entail the sustainable development of infrastructure and services set up by the community for the community.
Social Innovation Fund (SIF) is non-governmental organisation, established in 1994 to assist people with fewer opportunities and disadvantaged backgrounds to make positive changes in their life through the provision of educational opportunities, social support, information and advice.Since its establishment, the Social Innovation Fund works with different groups of socially disadvantaged learners –unemployed, disabled, single parents, people in remote areas, migrants, women survivors of domestic violence. SIF also provides help and assistance to young people having fewer opportunities in the society and the labour market, with a special focus on young women aiming to foster their employability and entrepreneurship.
Since its establishment the SIF has been involved in 75 different national, European and international projects, acting both as coordinator and partner in such fields as entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship (6 projects), ICT and e-learning (4projects), social inclusion and employability (21 projects), promotion of adult education policies and practices (12 projects), gender equality and diversity (22 project), domestic violence against women (6 projects), Intercultural and language training (2 projects), strengthening capacities of NGOs (2 projects).
Danmar Computers LLC is a private company operating in the field of Information Technology and providing vocational training in this field. Danmar has an extensive experience in developing modern Web and mobile applications that are used for educational purposes. Danmar also has long-term experience in carrying out European projects within which the company’s R&D staff conducts research and prepares trainings tailored to the needs of various learners. During the past 15 years, Danmar has successfully implemented over 50 projects within Grundtvig, Leonardo da Vinci, Progress and recently Erasmus+. In many of these projects, besides research and training, Danmar was responsible for elaboration of web applications, e-learning platforms and for designing and coordinating dissemination strategies.
Danmar Computers is also the developer and provider of AdminProject, an online system for the management of European projects.
KMOP is one of the oldest Greek NGOs with more than 35 years of accumulated experience in the provision of services to disadvantaged groups. KMOP’s main areas of expertise include social welfare and health, employability and human rights protection, scientific research and the development of know-how in social policy issues.
Apart from direct provision of services through decentralised community based facilities (Three Group Houses and one Day Care Centre for mentally ill as well as counseling centers in various towns) KMOP is also actively involved in both national and EU/international projects addressing social issues particularly focusing on low-skilled youth and long term unemployed, victims of violence and trafficking, disabled, elderly, migrants and minorities.
Inova Consultancy provides a flexible consultancy service that responds to the needs of organisations and individuals internationally in the area of diversity, equal opportunities and entrepreneurship. Inova has extensive experience in the development and delivery of mentoring and personal development programmes both in the UK and on an international level for women. Inova has developed the Mentoring Circles™ methodology, supporting different target groups in their career and enterprise development across Europe. Inova holds the Presidency of WITEC, the first European association for Women in SET (Science, Engineering and Technology) based in 10 European countries with 20 years of experience.
InnovADE LI is an SME based in Cyprus, with a team of professionals with several years of experience in entrepreneurship, innovation, startup development, entrepreneurship ecosystem development and culture infusion, forensic consulting, strategic visioning, business evaluation, business development, performance improvement, use of technology to affect positive change, and academic development and training. InnovADE works with organizations to help them streamline technological advancements and develop and use productivity tools into their processes to ensure that they improve performance, and increase their profitability. Its core objective is to continually adapt to new ideas, technologies, and operational methodologies as they relate to the needs of its clients and the current operational and business ecosystem.
InnovADE has completed numerous web production project related to the design and development of innovative educational technologies including games, mobile application and online tools. It also provides educational technology solution related to capacity building, training and education to organizations, training institutions and networks.