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  • “Inventing the Future”: Students develop innovative solutions for sustainable urban mobility

    07 May 2019

    Students from the Louis Armand high school in Eaubonne, close to Paris, presented a “Revolutionary transportation system” to tackle traffic disruption, congestion and pollution during the 2028 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, USA. The project included a very comprehensive transportation plan combining a sky train network, solar panels and autonomous buses.

    Their innovative idea was awarded the first prize by an international jury of experts at the European Business Summit on 6 and 7 of May in Brussels, in the context of the European final event of “Inventing the Future", an initiative of JA Europe and the Arconic Foundation, focused on entrepreneurship and STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The other three finalists in the competition included teams from Germany, Hungary and the UK.

  • International Student Company Festival 2019 is concluded with Austrian student victory

    12 April 2019

    International Student Company Festival (ISCF) organized by the Latvia’s largest education organization Junior Achievement Latvia (JA Latvia), in which 100 companies from 15 European countries participated. The best companies of this year have also been identified in six categories.

  • Moving entrepreneurship education foward

    21 March 2019

    Funded under the EU COSME programme, a workshop in Budapest brought together 60 key players in the entrepreneurship education ecosystem from Ministries, businesses, NGOs and academia from 11 countries for interactive peer-learning sessions lead by JA Europe and the EE-HUB.

  • Avanade and Junior Achievement fuel entrepreneurship with Digital Innovation Award 2019

    19 March 2019

    Award will recognise innovative use of digital technology to develop a start-up business

    The Junior Achievement (JA) Europe Enterprise Challenge (EEC) is JA Europe’s annual celebration of the achievements of its Start-Up programme students and their businesses across Europe. The Start-Up Programme annually engages over 14,000 University students from 300 schools, providing entrants with an opportunity to develop and run a business within a safe environment and under the guidance of business mentors. This year’s European competition final, showcasing the best start-ups from each country, will take place in Oslo, Norway, on 24-25 June.

  • Students are educated on cross-border markets in international student joint ventures

    27 February 2019

    Special raincoats for bags and umbrellas for dogs, dishwashing gloves and wooden stereo headphones - these are just some of the new business products that have been created in student joint ventures by students from Latvia, Finland, Estonia and Sweden. For three years in a row, students from northern European countries took part in the project “Central Baltic Student Enterprises without Borders” (CBEwB), attending various conferences, camps and fairs to get an idea of the international business environment. 55 educational institutions, 480 students, 79 international joint ventures and hundreds of new, useful contacts - this is the balance of this international event!

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