Community di Special

Our Associates


The Asociación al Servicio de la Investigación y la Tecnología (ASIT) / Association for the Service of Research and Technology is a private non-profit association which designs and manages projects related to technology development and local levels since 1989. Since its foundation in 1989, ASIT has fostered the creation and development of numerous innovative business projects. ASIT has also directly managed funding programmes for technology infrastructure, business modernisation, etc.

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ARRABAL-AID is a social and non-profit organization. Our mission, FROM 1992, is to work for full employment and social integration of people, especially the most vulnerable, supporting them through measures and actions to impact on the social environment. We must take good care of all people and taking care of the quality we give in our services, making the person served leave our entity having satisfied their demand.

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Providing the best work experiences, training courses, workshops and seminars for students and adults, Tribeka is dedicated to bring value into every aspect of training and learning mobility. As partner of schools from all over Europe it has become the best and most successful Spanish work experience provider agency in the education sector. With a professional and committed team, Tribeka ensures consistency and quality, delivering world class services in a professional outstanding standard. As part of ETN International, Tribeka shares and contributes towards a clear vision about the powerful magic behind learning and training in an international environment.

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IT Solutions for All

IT Solutions For All is a non-profit organization based in Malaga, Spain, that seeks promoting training on ICT technologies (Information and Communication Technologies) for low-skilled people in order to empower them and let them function comfortably in the technological world in which we live IT Solutions For All wants to spread a genuine love towards new technologies and Internet, as a way to improve the quality and lifestyle of any person. IT Solutions For All ‘s mission is to provide free technological consulting services and integral solutions in the field of information, communication and management tools to disadvantaged people in order to boost basic IT knowledge in modern technical environments. IT Solutions For All’s vision is achieving short-term sustainable impacts in the fields of Digital Skills and IT solutions, with efficient management of resources, active community participation and the involvement of public institutions. In Malaga, IT Solutions For All carries out different activities to convey the idea of improving quality of lifestyle by using ICT resources.

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Gabriela-Livia Curpanaru

Profesor-metodist, Casa Corpului Didactic Neamt

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Innovalley is a network for technological and social innovation aimed at adding value to the Val di Sangro (CH) area. In order to achieve this goal, the Innovalley association and its project partners have established the Innovalley Foundation, which manages funds and contributions from companies and institutions at the national and European level. The foundation acts as a bridge between companies, the financial sector, universities, public and private research centers, and as a connection between the different skills of the local industrial fabric. It also provides a space for advanced training and consultancy in project management, serves as a technological incubator for companies, professionals, and start-ups, and acts as a business empowerment structure for companies and professional support for young people. Additionally, the foundation serves as a point of reference for interacting with the network of European Digital Innovation Hubs.

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IDP European Consultants

IDP overview in numbers: > Italian SME with 30+ years of international experience > Educational provider of highly specialised training in formal and non-formal VET, Adult Education and Higher Education since 1999: A. trained more than 3.500 (young) professionals with more than 120 courses, 8.500 hours of face to face training delivered in English, Italian and French B. since 1999, held 43 editions of MasterClass on entrepreneurial development in the frame of EU policies and programmes C. in the last 7 years, developed 40+ courses and modules in the frame of Erasmus+ and Horizon projects, validated with more than 400 target groups. > Providing services on entrepreneurship, finance, innovation, internationalization, project management, EU funding > 12 staff and 20 external experts, multilingual staff, all included in the payroll > Proven track record in financial management, quality assurance and project management: more than 60 international collaborative projects managed in the last 7 years > Reliable international standing: service provider for EU Commission, United Nations, OIF IDP is a provider of formal and non-formal VET and Adult Education since 1999: IDP develops and implements specialised educational courses on EU Affairs (EU Institutions, policies and funding programmes, etc), Project Management and Entrepreneurship, soft skills, social responsibility and active citizenship, environmental protection and awareness. 1. PUBLIC SECTOR: the EU Commission (through competitive tender), the United Nations, International Labour Organisation, Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie; several local and regional authorities 2. EDUCATION AND RESEARCH: Politecnico di Torino, Università Cattolica del S. Cuore, Milan; Università degli Studi Federico II, Naples, and more. 3. PRIVATE SECTOR: tailored technical assistance to SMEs in various economic sectors to build international and EU partnerships, with focus on entrepreneurship, financial instruments, competitiveness, internationalization. 4. CIVIL SOCIETY: IDP is very active in the field of socio-economic integration and works widely with the Third Sector across EU on a wide range of issues (employability, M&E, entrepreneurship and EU integration)

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ESSEI asbl (European Society for Social and Economic Integration) is a Brussels based NGO established in 2016 by a group of practitioners in the field of International Relations, European Affairs and Social Sciences. ESSEI’s mission is to promote European integration through information, awareness and capacity building activities. To pursue its objective, ESSEI also carries out research and analysis of socio-economic trends influencing the process of European integration. ESSEI promotes EU integration by: 1) Creating knowledge: ESSEI carries out research and analysis of policy and regulatory trends at European level. Moreover, ESSEI hosts roundtables and brainstorming sessions among practitioners and produces articles, policy memos and briefs on most relevant issues and topics affecting European integration; 2) Sharing knowledge: ESSEI is also a platform for knowledge creation and sharing on EU integration. ESSEI’s founding members are recognised practitioners of EU integration and EU affairs, and have an extended network among relevant communities of practice at EU level that are also mobilised to share knowledge and experiences; 3) Brokering Partnerships: ESSEI as a networking platform to facilitate and broker partnerships among participants in the EU integration process (ESSEI’s working language is ENG, neither French nor Dutch) Since its inception, ESSEI has been active in producing policy analysis in a range of topics that relate to the various facets and implications of EU policies in the sphere of education & training for growth, employment and competitiveness. More related to the topics of the proposal, ESSEI assessed the operational and implementation implications of relevant EU policies in the area of skilling and upskilling of the European workforce, also investigating the impact of European Tools and Guidelines of the likes of Europass, EURES and Drop’pin. More particularly, ESSEI developed considerable experience in the guiding policy positions and documents that inform the Europe 2020 strategy, with particular interest in the flagship initiatives of “Agenda for new skills and new jobs” and the “Innovation Union”. Thanks to the consolidated experience of its members, ESSEI has the ability to carry out significant visibility and dissemination activities at EU level, in particular: - Stakeholders identification: profiling, identifying and mobilising relevant stakeholders from the community of practice and EU policy makers; - Development of strategic dissemination and exploitation plans and strategies: ESSEI has consolidated experience in devising visibility and outreach campaigns to disseminate initiatives, activities and results; - Implementation of dissemination activities: development and deployment of targeted dissemination activities to maximise impact and reach target audiences with the most appropriate communication means. A newcomer to the Erasmus+ Programme, ESSEI has two projects under implementation, where it contributes at a technical level (thanks to its experience in policy analysis) and at organisational/management level (based on the thorough experience of its members in Project Management in international environment).

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Centre for Innovation and Research for Collaborative Learning and EntrepreneurshiP

CIRCLE is an NGO established in 2017 by a group of practitioners with more than 20 years of experience in an international environment in the field of entrepreneurship, education and training to serve as a platform for international collaborative networks to facilitate cross-border projects. Members and staff of CIRCLE share expereince in the definition and implementation of projects for the promotion of international and cultural exchanges, European integration, training planning and delivery, networking, project management, entrepreneurship and business development. As a non formal training provider and partner in some Erasmus projects, CIRCLE develops and delivers various training and empowerment courses, mainly targeting women, youth, entrepreneurs-to-be, geographically and economically disadvantaged groups. Specific experience was gained in Erasmus projects focusing on reducing the digital divide in rural and disadvantaged areas, and in boosting entrepreneurial spirit in young farmers from remote areas. As a consequence of the pandemic, on line courses were also developed, allowing CIRCLE to get experienced in this area, too. CIRCLE is also active in the development and deployment of awareness and visibility campaigns to reach various categories of stakeholders such as policy makers, academia and research community and civil society at large. Awareness and information campaigns relate to the specific aspects of European integration with a view to entice proactive participation from partners within the European and extra European territory. Main areas of action of CIRCLE’s: - CULTURE: organisation of cultural events, conferences, workshops, study visits, international and cultural exchanges, international mobilities within Europe; - TRAINING: planning and developing training pathway on cultural and European topics linked to cultural exchanges, European policies and programmes, international exchanges, European integration, networking, entrepreneurship, business development, project management, administrative & financial reporting. - RESEARCH: drafting of specific research reports on the European, national and regional policies; - PROJECT DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTATION: projects’ ideas and proposals development, regional, national, European and international funds, projects management at local, regional, national European and international level; administrative & financial reporting, meetings planning and organization within Poland, EU and Third Countries; - PARTNERSHIP BUILDING: definition and development of networks and partnerships at international level, including EU and Third Countries; - CONSULTING: providing consulting, support and assistance in the fields of business development and internationalization, enterprises supervising and management at local, regional and European level; - SCIENTIFIC DISSEMINATION: redacting and publishing (also online) of reports, papers, researches, handbooks, didactic materials, tools for supporting project and entrepreneurial activities, press releases, translations of above contents; The Association relies on an international network of practitioners from academia, public and private organisations sharing the ambition of CIRCLE in promoting international collaboration and multi-stakeholder participation to advance European Integration. Based in Zielona Gora, Poland, CIRCLE represents a virtual hub for the creation and sharing of knowledge and exchange of practices in networking, entrepreneurship, business development, project management, training providing, cultural exchanges and is proactively engaged in international collaborations with partners from most EU countries as well as international partners from outside of Europe. Since its foundation, CIRCLE is involved as associated partner in several Erasmus projects, which allowed its staff to get acquainted with the logics and content of the Erasmus programme.

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Casa Corpului Didactic Neamt

ISJ Neamt collaborates in this project with CCD Neamt, a provider of continuing education and training for adults at local and national level; ISJ Neamt also collaborates with educational establishments in which the integration of NEETs can be achieved through "Second Chance" classes, where young people and adults who have dropped out of school participate in literacy, writing, literacy and mathematics courses for their integration into the community, society and the labour market.

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Dimitrie Leonida Piatra Neamt Technological High School

The "Dimitrie Leonida" Technological High School in Piatra Neamț is an institution that aims to train young people and adults by providing equal opportunities for education, in the service of the community, citizens capable of adapting to the ever-changing dynamic demands of society. This partner is important for ISJ Neamt as part of the SPECIAL project because it aims to provide non-discriminatory professional training, with chances of insertion on the labor market, in collaboration with the local community, while promoting interculturality, equal opportunities, cooperation, the right to opinion , active involvement in local communities. At the same time, an advantage that this partner brings to the collaboration with ISJ Neamț is the fact that it offers lifelong learning services: evening high school courses for citizens who are employed, second chance courses for young people who do not have completed basic studies.

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FABLAB Húsavík

Fab Lab Húsavík opened at the end of 2021. The workshop is part of a network of accredited Fab Lab workshops around the world and equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and computers that enhance skills users to innovate and create a more competitive society. FabLab Húsavík is open to the public, companies, entrepreneurs and students every weekday according to the advertised schedule. Fab Lab Húsavík is part of Hradid, a center for innovation. Hradid is home to entrepreneurs, organizations and companies working on innovation, one way or another. Hradid is also part of a vibrant community of institutions and entities that work in research, innovation, lifelong learning, and business development at the Stéttinn in Húsavík.

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