Entrepreneurs’ Mobility Consortium – Who are we
Entrepreneurs’ Mobility is a consortium established back in 2009 when the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs was launched. Core partners of the consortium participated in all cycles of the programme. Since 2009 CSCS has been the lead of the consortium. Entrepreneurs’ Mobility has always been the first consortium in Europe in terms of number of exchanges accomplished, facilitating up to date over 1.100 successful relationships.
- CSCS – coordinator, Italy
- Asset Tec – partner, Greece
- Dekaplus – partner, Cyprus
- ATO – partner, Turkey
- Ayuntamiento de Santander – partner, Spain
- Civitta – partner, Lithuania
- European Minds – partner, Sweden
- HKCR – partner, Czech Republic
- Institutul Postliceal Phoenix – partner, Romania
- ABUplus – partner, Germany
CSCS – coordinator, Italy: www.cscs.it
CSCS is a consultancy and business support agency, promoting entrepreneurship and business start ups at regional level. CSCS is accredited by Regional Government to provide training and business support services. As from 2014, CSCS have joined an EEN Consortia, which has started its operations in 2015. To date CSCS has provided to over 6.000 businesses consultancy and business development services and over 10.000 individuals have been trained by CSCS staff members. CSCS operates under a Quality Assurance System ISO Vision 9001:2008 in cooperation with a solid network of public and private business support agencies. In the field of business support activities, CSCS operates, via formalized cooperation agreements, with national representatives of SMEs, such as the Association of Young Entrepreneurs of Confesercenti, representing over 350.000 businesses, local and regional Chambers of Commerce, including those active at regional level such as Firenze, Pisa, Prato and Pistoia, business accelerators and investment funds, such as TTAdvisor and Fondamenta SGR, technological parks, such as the one in Lucca. Within EYE Programme, CSCS has been leading Entrepreneurs Mobility Consortium since Cycle 1.
Giovanni Crisonà, Manager
Ana Sarateanu, Project Manager
Greta Bilanzola, Project Officer
Tel. +39 3914528353
Asset Technology EPE (Asset Tec), Greece: www.asset-tec.gr
ASSET TEC is a private company actively involved in promoting business development and growth, offering services to both a wide range of public administrations, as well as to private companies across Greece. In cooperation with over 20 municipalities in the Athens region, Asset Tec promotes entrepreneurship training and technical assistance toward different target groups such as youngsters, women and unemployed. The enterprises supported by Asset Tec range from ICT, Education and Training, Tourism, Retail and Services, covering directly Attica Region, Peloponnese and Central Macedonia and reaching 11 out 13 Regions in Greece. The business support services cover business administration, business development, HR management, technology transfer, quality assurance, access to finance. Asset Tec has 6 years’ experience in implementing the programme under the EM Consortium and, through the cooperation agreements signed with national stakeholders, including trade associations, national association of entrepreneurs in social economy, local and regional authorities, has secure a broad access to both young and experienced entrepreneurs at national level.
Georgios Kouklakis, Manager
Stylianos Manos Andreadis, Project Manager
Ayuntamiento de Santander (Ayto Santander), Spain: http://portal.ayto-santander.es/
Ayuntamiento de Santander is deeply involved in positive actions to support business start up, growth and internationalization of local small and medium sized enterprises. Ayuntamiento de Santander cooperates and supports important local companies from a wide range of sectors. Ayuntamiento de Santander is actively involved in sustaining the local and regional economic and social development. Ayuntamiento de Santander complements on-going educational and consultancy activities on entrepreneurship with EYE programme in order to boost the European and international dimension of new and well established small and medium sized enterprises.
Samuel Del Vigo, Manager
Maria Pilar Calderon, Senior Expert
Maria Luisa Melon Ruiz, Entrepreneurship Technician
European Minds Sweden (EUM), Sweden: http://europeanminds.eu/
European Minds owns a business school, which promotes entrepreneurship among youngsters in Lulea, the capital city of the northernmost region of Sweden. With its additional offices in seven other cities in Sweden, European Minds represent one of the biggest consultancy companies in Sweden in the field of business support and economic affairs. European Minds provides professional guidance and business support, via individual business consultancy, training programmes, workshops and seminars. European Minds has 8 years’ experience in running the programme within Entrepreneurs Mobility Consortium and has established a strong cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce in Norrbotten as well as other regional Chambers of Commerce across Sweden.
Goran Sjoberg, Manager
Tommie Helgee, Operational Manager
Susanne Marklund, Project Officer
Ankara Ticaret Odasi (ATO), Turkey: http://www.atonet.org.tr
Ankara Chamber of Commerce (ATO) is one of the biggest Chambers in Turkey, with around 170.000 registered businesses, and plays a leading role in promoting and supporting entrepreneurship across the country. ATO provides support to SMEs in 46 different sectors varying from energy, machinery and metals, cosmetics, information technologies, elecommunications to media, tourism, logistics, automotive industry and so forth via 68 committees that actively engage with the SMEs. Through media, press and its website, it reaches 5.000.000 residents in metropolitan borders of Ankara. ATO is member of Entrepreneurs Mobility Consortium within Cycle 7 and 8.
Emre Demir, Project Manage
Ahmet Guran, Operative Staf
CIVITTA, Lithuania: http://www.civitta.lt/erasmus-jauniesiems-verslininkams
CIVITTA is a leading management consulting firm in the Baltic Sea region, whose founders are entrepreneurs. Innovation and entrepreneurship support is one of the core activities of the company. Since 2011 Civitta has contributed heavily to the creation of a vibrant startup ecosystem and helped fostering its activity. It was involved in most of the startup initiatives in Lithuania including Open Coffee Club Vilnius, incubators from major universities (VU, ISM, KTU, VGTU etc.), technology incubators (Sunrise valley, HUB Vilnius, Startup Space), accelerator programmes (CEED Tech, Startup Scaleup), governmental business support organizations (Enterprise Lithuania, MITA). Since the beginning of the innovation and entrepreneurship support stream, Civitta has consulted more than 350+ SMEs in Lithuania, whose owners are potential future NEs or HEs. CIVITTA has been active in the EYE programme since 2015.
Jone Vaituleviciute, Project Manager
Rena Valatka, Project Officer
Tel.+370 636 39554
IPP, Romania: http://institutphoenix.ro/p01xx_2017.asp
Since December 2008, IPP coordinated 3 EYE successful consortia . has involved more than 100 entrepreneurs and realized 58 successful relationships.
Working for such a long time in EYE program, IPP is known at local, regional and national level as an IO involved in supporting entrepreneurship and made direct contacts and collaborations with local Chamber of Commerce, Agency and Office of SME’s, Student Business Associations, Universities, Youth Centres, local and national Employer Hubs and professional networks.
The organization has a Connection to wide SMEs’ networks
Monica Mihaela, Manager
Ileana Popescu, Project Manager
Adriana Coroian, Project Officer
Maria Jarda, Administrative/Financial Officer
ABUplus, Germany: http://www.abuplus.com/
ABUplus International GmbH is a consulting services company active all over the world and owning an impressive curriculum in various fields: education development, professional development, policy advice for governments, ministry and Public Administrations, capacity building, entrepreneurship development. ABUplus is working in the field of entrepreneurship and management education for young people and would-be entrepreneurs offering business support services and running activities through a solid network of stakeholders, as, for instance, the Berlin Partner (www.berlin-partner.de| www.businesslocationcenter.de) which provides business and technology support for companies, investors and scientific institutions. The Business Location Center, as an example, offers all the information needed to launch a start-up in Berlin or to move a business in said area. Another representative of the network is the Bundesverband der Unternehmervereinigungen e.V. (BUV) – buv-ev.de, a leading economic umbrella association of 20 business associations and 3000 members, whose mission is promoting entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial diversity, sustainability, innovative growth and development opportunities. BUV has a wide network of partners and SMEs, members of the association.
Sad Altun, Project Manager
Luana Ladu, Operative Staff
Dekaplus, Cyprus: https://www.facebook.com/dekaplus.cyprus
DekaPlus Business Services Ltd has been servicing the Cypriot SMEs for the past 10 years, offering them value added services in support to their sustainability plans. These services aim to allow SMEs focus on their core business, while market experts implement their development projects. DekaPlus is a member of the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce whose membership exceeds 8,000 enterprises from the whole spectrum of business activity. Affiliated to it are more than 140 Professional Associations from the trade, industry and services sectors. In addition, DekaPlus runs its own hospitality vocational education centre.
Christos Nicolaides, Manager
Kalia Sarri, Project Manager
HKCR, Czech Republic: https://www.komora.cz/en/
The Czech Chamber of Commerce is the largest and the most representative business association in the Czech Republic. It has more than 15,000 members organized in 62 regional chambers and in 110 branch associations.
Romana Novackova, Manager
Andrea Hujova, Project Manager