Environmental Change

Environmental change in European start-uppers thinking and acting – the solution for common sustainable development

Climatic change and environmental risks are demanding for urgent actions to successfully transition to a more sustainable world. The European Green Deal goal is to make EU’s economy more efficient and sustainable by turning climate change and environmental challenges into opportunities.

The Environmental change project, aligned with these principles, aims to improve and validate the environmental competences of start-uppers, young entrepreneurs and VET providers focusing on six key-areas: transition to natural energy; biodiversity and ecological transformation; plastic waste management; eco design; circular economy and life cycle thinking.



Target Audience
  • Start-ups and SMEs
  • Young entrepreneurs
  • VET teachers and trainers
  • Development of a syllabus to enhance the professional development of VET teachers and trainers in environmental change competences
  • Development of a modular training curriculum, framed by the EU instruments for mobility and transparency (EQF, ECVET, EQAVET) and focused on circular economy as an alternative path for self-employment
  • Creation of an Environmental App, addressed at start-uppers, designed for mobile learning addressing the project six key-areas
  • Mindshift Talent Advisory – Portugal
  • Rzeszow Regional Development Agency– Poland (coordinator)
  • Technical Institute of Heraklion Chamber of Commerce & Industry – Greece
  • University of Mariboru – Slovenia
  • Danmar Computers – PPoland
  • Tecnological Centre of Furniture and Wood – Spain

01.12.2020 – 30.11.2022


ERASMUS+, Strategic partnership for development of innovation