Centrum Wspierania Edukacji i Przedsiębiorczości — Poland (CWEP) – Project Coordinator
Centrum Wspierania Edukacji i Przedsiębiorczości (CWEP) is a non-governmental organization founded in 2004 by a group of entrepreneurs, teachers and social activists from Rzeszów, Poland. CWEP cooperates with businesses and educational institutions. The mission of CWEP is to increase the quality of education training at all levels and in all its forms, as well as to promote entrepreneurship in order to foster integration of any social group, regardless of their gender, age or ethnic origin. Particularly, the aims are to improve accessibility, quality and efficiency of education of all people, to promote and contribute to adult education, life-long learning, e-learning and the usage of new technologies in education and entrepreneurship. The Association works with many partners from Europe in order to strengthen the economic position of enterprises and provides on-line platforms for companies.
Social Innovation Fund — Lithuania (SIF)
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 SIF works with different socially disadvantaged groups: long-term unemployed, disabled, single parents, migrants, people in remote areas, women survivors of domestic violence. SIF provides help and assistance to the low-skilled adults having fewer opportunities in the society and the labour market, with a special focus on women. It aims to foster their social inclusion, employability and entrepreneurship through training, guiding, coaching and mentoring services, as well to contribute to their empowerment and building their capacities to be competent and successful in the labour market.
SIF is experienced in developing contents and exercises based on OERs, oriented towards upskilling of the low-skilled disadvantaged persons, analysing and selecting the best methodology for the particular target group, also in developing training materials, guides and delivering the training itself.
BEST Institut für berufsbezogene Weiterbildung und Personaltraining GmbH — Austria (BEST)
BEST Institut für berufsbezogene Weiterbildung und Personaltraining GmbH (BEST) was founded in 1990 as an independent Austrian organisation for providing continuous training, vocational qualification and career services. Its main activities comprise the development of innovative training programmes for young (+16) individuals and adults, many of them disadvantaged and with migration background, on continuous and vocational training, counselling & coaching and activation for job seekers and employees. The training schemes are client-oriented and based on both the specific needs of the labour market and the participants’ individual situations, skills and competences, previous experience and life circumstances.
The innovative training programmes for different target groups include own pedagogic and didactic approaches and materials, especially for social integration, empowerment, self-reflection and motivation, as well as ICT based methods which are constantly being updated. As one of the first training institutes in Austria, BEST has become a certified provider of the ECDL European Computer Driving Licence, EBCL European Business Competence Licence and ECo-C European Communication Certificate, and offers respective trainings and exams. Since 2008 BEST is an official CERTNÖ Training Centre certified by Danube University Krems and approved by the Lower Austria Government. On a national level, BEST works, inter alia, with the following strategic partners and clients: Austrian Public Employment Service, Vienna Employment Promotion Fund, Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection, Austrian Development Agency and many leading companies, as well as other training and counselling providers.
SC Ludor Engineering SRL — Romania (LUDOR)
Ludor Engineering (LUDOR) is a Romania based engineering company dedicated to providing comprehensive services in mechanical engineering and design, product development, prototyping and EU project partnering services. It also has expertise in implementation of advanced technologies in education, including 3D printing, robotics, drones, digital electronics, etc.
As a result of their scientific activity and/or direct experience with European projects, our staff members have expertise in many fields, including Industry 4.0, 3D Printing, 3D Modelling, Drone Technology, STEM teaching, Product development, Technological Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Technical Training, etc. Ludor Engineering has direct experience of participating in EU projects including Erasmus+, as both coordinator and partner.
Apart our own technical and project management know-how, we can rely on a large cooperation network, both national and international levels, including universities, schools, private companies and non-governmental organisations.
Mindshift Talent Advisory–Portugal (I.I.S.)
Mindshift is a start-up HR Consultancy established in 2017 in Lisbon, with a strong focus on digital-based solutions. Mindshift operates both, at national and international markets, in the following core areas of business: #upskilling paths: coaching, training and mentoring tailored programmes; #competences assessment centres; #career management and personal development; #attraction, selection and onboarding of young talent; # trainees programmes; #preparation of workforce for digital transformation; #social media campaigns.
Mindshift is strongly committed with principles of Social Responsibility and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, bringing together a team of staff with various backgrounds and professional experience.
ISON PSYCHOMETRICA– Greece (ISON)
ISON PSYCHOMETRICA exists since 1991 and was the first organisation to provide training and scientific career orientation service in Greece. It is a knowledge-intensive SME, with strong international activity. It specializes in: the construction, validation, standardization, computerization, publication and use of team and individual behaviour & performance diagnostic tools, with emphasis in psychometric tests, career counselling for adolescents, students, NEETs and mature unemployed, conducting trainings relevant to its expertize, including soft skills development and entrepreneurship, and participation in EC funded programs aiming at the enhancement of employability and social inclusion.
Universitat Rovira i Virgili – Spain (URV)
Universitat Rovira I Virgili (URV) is a public university made up of 12 Faculties and Schools, with 24 Departments, having 1045 permanent teaching staff that welcome annually 12.000 undergraduate students, 2000 master students and 1000 PhDs (half of them full time employees). The URV is well positioned internationally in terms of research, development and innovation. Thanks to the competitiveness of its staff it has obtained good results in both the quantity and the quality of its publications and it has been classified for the 4rd year running among the best 150 young universities in the world. URV’s long-term co-operative relationship with the industry incorporates both research and human capital development programmes that are relevant to the industry needs. Its industry-centered model is oriented toward increasing the management, productivity, competitiveness and innovative capacity of industry firms, both large and small.