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South Muntenia RDA

Empowering entrepreneurial skills and unleashing potential of unemployed seniors

MYBUSINESS is an Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnerships project funded by the European Commission, which aims to foster the labor market reintegration of senior unemployed by empowering education and...

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Company name
South Muntenia RDA
Company description
South Muntenia Regional Development Agency (SMRDA) is a non-governmental agency, non-profit and of public utility. The Agency has a wide coverage; it has county branches in all seven counties of the region (Arges, Calarasi, Dambovita, Giurgiu, Ialomita, Prahova and Teleorman) and currently employs 126 experts. Its mission is to develop and implement regional policies and programmes that lead towards the alleviation of economic and social imbalances across the region and contribute to a further sustainable and balanced development
Address
  • Str. General Constantin Pantazi, nr. 7A, cod poştal 910164 Călăraşi, România. Romania
Website / Email
Type of entity
  • NGO of public utility

Company Description Description of the initiative

Initiative description
MYBUSINESS is an Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnerships project funded by the European Commission, which aims to foster the labor market reintegration of senior unemployed by empowering education and training to create their own business and develop their entrepreneurial skills and spirit. To this purpose, the project shall create and test a customised action programme tailored to unemployed seniors interested in becoming self-employed or entrepreneur, on the basis on their own identified needs and barriers, strengthening their entrepreneurial skills and competences while taking advantage of their experience and promoting self-confidence, contributing not only to the creation of new jobs, but also addressing wider social and economic challenges related to aging population

Date
  • 1st Sep, 2014 / 31st Aug, 2016
Status
  • Completed
Link to the initiative
Industrial FIT4FoF areas
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data analytic
  • Human machine interaction
  • Mechatronics/machine automation
  • Robotics
Main focus of initiatives
  • Grants and scholarships
  • Training / Education
Funded by
  • European funding
Extent of the initiative
  • European
Target group
  • Unemployed
Sector(s) targeted by the initiative
  • Aeronautics or aerospace
  • Agri-food
  • Automotive
  • Capital goods
  • Chemical
  • Iron and steel industry
  • Medical-technological sector
  • Metal
  • Naval
  • All economic sectors
  • Technological

Results achieved Main outconsumes

Outcomes achieved - A Senior Entrepreneurship Action Programme. - A Transnational study of the needs of unemployed seniors to become self-employed or entrepreneurs. - Six individual analyses on unemployed seniors’ needs. - Dissemination Plan and Exploitation Strategy

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