• 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!

  • 1,600 young people from 4 European countries will take part in the NEETs in Entrepreneurship project

    17 January 2019


    • 1,600 young people aged 18-29 who are not in employment, education or training (NEET) will participate in the project between 2018 and 2021.

    • 500 young NEETs will find jobs, 400 will participate in a business incubator, and 40 will start new businesses.

    • NEETs in Entrepreneurship is implemented in 4 European countries, Bulgaria, Italy, Romania and Spain, with the support of experts from Norway and Belgium. The project is funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through EEA Grants and Norway Grants.

  • Europe needs entrepreneurial people that generate creative ideas and turn them into action

    15 January 2019
    By Marianne Thyssen,
    European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility.

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