Project coordinator:

Fundatia Dezvoltare in Europa (FDE)

Romania, Bucharest

FUNDATIA DEZVOLTARE IN EUROPA (FDE) is a non-governmental and non-profit organization founded in 2008, based on the experience of a group of professionals in the field of management of European social funds. FDE, keen to work on best practices exchanges and skills building for sustainable development and social inclusion in Romania, is actively involved in the design of orientation, professional counseling and continuing training programs, activities for which the company is accredited, providing information, guidance, also choosing the best orientation and training programs and drawing up the career professional plan.The relevant experience of FDE focuses on three areas:

  • The first relates to training: FDE is involved in the design of continuing training programs according with the law and with the training needs, identified through the analysis of the local, regional and national labor market, in organizing and conducting such programs taking into account the quality of the process and results, through the use of certified trainers and experts in the field and of innovative methods of training which put first the acquisition of skills.
  • The second area is the orientation and professional counselling, activities for which the company is accredited, providing information, guidance, also choosing the best training programs and drawing up the career professional plan, singled and group, for searching and finding a job or changing it.
  • The third area in which FDE has experience is mediation. For already implemented projects, FDE has organized a series of job-clubs, which put about local employment with local employers, events where the foundation distributed brochures about orientation and professional counselling.
Project partners:

InEuropa srl

Italy, Modena

InEuropa Srl is an Italian company founded in January 2006 by experts who have been working on EU projects for over 20 years with the aim of supporting public and private organizations and associations in accessing EU funding opportunities. InEuropa has developed an innovative approach that identifies a project as a process of change. For over 10 years, InEuropa has been the Italian Antenna of the Global Action Plan International, promoting and implementing projects able of generating a change in behaviors towards sustainability, especially in schools. Its main activities are in providing information, training and technical assistance on EU policies and European action programmes . InEuropa team is made up of facilitators and catalysts able to introduce strategic planning in any organization, favoring networking, with particular regard to local development actions, culture, environment and social problems.
Stichting PRIME

Netherlands, Den Helder

Stichting PRIME supports entrepreneurship developing a sustainable business model, finding their true self, innovation and defining a go-to-go market strategy. PRIME has developed several tools (hero’s journey, gamification strategy) that enables to walk the long path from having an idea to launch business for integration. Agile methodologies are of their expertise in the SCRUM, KANBAN, MANAGEMENT 3.0, Design Thinking, Gamification, Lego Serious Play and Business Model You. PRIME combines all methodologies applied to business and education in one single named BRICKme.

Greece, Athens

KMOP – Social Action and Innovation Centre, situated in Athens, is a non profit organization with more than 40 years of experience in supporting vulnerable groups. Alongside with direct provision of Social services, our expertise pertains to design and implementation of impactful social initiatives in the areas of Education, Human Rights, Employment, Care & Wellbeing and to Scientific research and development of know-how in social policy issues, aiming at building resilient communities with equal opportunities for all.
Social Innovation Fund

Lithuania, Kaunas

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.

Cyprus, Nicosia

CARDET (Center for the Advancement of Research & Development in Educational Technology) is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental, research and development organization based in Cyprus, with partners around the world. CARDET is one of the leading institutions in the Euro-Mediterranean region for research and development, with expertise in the areas of education, sustainable development, social justice and  technology empowered solutions.Our mission is to inspire next generation education, and to promote research, innovation, and development through evidence-based practices, cutting-edge research, and empowered people. Our team strives to offer the highest quality services to benefit society. We collaborate with local and international organizations, public and private bodies, and across diverse disciplines in designing solutions for local and global challenges.

We have collaborated with organizations, governments, international agencies, and corporations in Asia, Europe, and the USA.

The CARDET team has successfully completed more than 200 projects in more than 40 countries, reaching out to more than a million people. Several of our projects were supported by the European Commission, The Commonwealth of Learning, the United Nations Development Program, USAID, EuropeAid, Microsoft, Google, and governments around the world.

FYG Consultores

Spain, Valencia

FyG Consultores is a consulting company specialized in business development and innovative solutions related with strategy and internationalization of the SME’s and Start-Ups. Founded in 2001, FyG Consultores is present on the international markets helping companies define strategies that allow them to grow in foreign markets and international business. As a supplier of innovative solutions, adding business value through international methodology implementation at a professional level, innovative formulas, methods of cooperation in export consortia and partnerships, selection of HR and training on Internationalization, the company is able to accelerate international business and grow for SMEs and entrepreneurs.
FyG Consultores is also an education and training company specialized in entrepreneurship and Start Ups training, providing: business strategy education, innovation, creativity and soft skills workshops. In recent years has developed and implement a number of European international cooperation projects, dealing with enterprise creation and development, employability, mentoring, management, Start Ups training, internationalization and Gamification and Innovation of the Entrepreneurial Training.
Zenit Formazione

Italy, Formigine

Founded in 2012 by a small group of professional training experts, Zenit Formazione is a vocational training centre bringing together a shared passion and a pool of competencies to create a professional training provider capable of offering diverse and flexible solutions for people, businesses and their training needs. Our vision is to develop the competencies of young people seeking work, of employees who wish to enhance their chances of promotion and career development, of companies looking to become more competitive in an increasingly complex world and, lastly offer training solutions to all of the diverse actors in a territory by creating a network that enhances their resources and potential.

Zenit Formazione’s mission is:

a) The design, planning and implementation of training courses in the scientific, technical, cultural and professional areas for private citizens, companies, public administrations, non-profit organizations, health authorities and hospitals, teaching and non-teaching staff in educational facilities and other related initiatives financed and non-financed by public and / or private entities;

b) The search for, selection, training, motivation, development and updating of human resources;

c) The provision of advice and assistance to companies, public and private organizations, business networks in particular within the fields of activity present in our local market area.