Innovazione e Qualità: IDP a Pescara in Occasione del ‘100 Innovation Stories Abruzzo’

Today Sept 23, 2019, the event ‘100 Innovation Stories Abruzzo’ took place at the Petruzzi Auditorium in Pescara (IT) where a display of local talent and efficiency were showcased perfectly in line with the Made in Italy tradition. c4baa025-75f9-4f1b-aa23-72427b867987 duck Other than the presence of members of local corporates, Taumat S.r.l. was present, founded by Mario Lorenzi in 1987, which boasts cooperation with 4 Japanese corporations and other foreigner big players. In the picture, you can see the ‘Duck’ model, invented by Alessio Lorenzi, sales manager  and owner of the project: a three-wheeled scooter, obtained by the use of old scooters’ scraps plus electrical components. For further info regarding IDP and TAUMAT: www.taumat.com www.idpeuropa.com networks@idpeuropa.com Facebook: IDP Bruxelles LinkedIn : IDP European Consultants       logo_IDP

Entrepreneurial Skills for EU Start-Ups: IDP Hosted the 3rd Meeting of TESEUS, an Erasmus+, in Tetovo (MK)

September 23rd, 2019 8 Partners from 7 European countries (Belgium, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Romania, Slovakia, Spain) were in Tetovo on September 20th, 2019 for the 3rd Meeting of TESEUS  – Training on Entrepreneurial Skills for EU Start-Ups, a project financed under the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Commission, KA2, Strategic Partnerships for Vocational Education and Training. Teseus 3d Meeting 1 The project is meant to promote real entrepreneurship and creation of companies to nurture the entrepreneurial talent on IVET students by creating innovative tools and training content for both IVET teachers/mentors and students on how to identify business potential and turn it into real companies and start-ups. The Consortium produced a draft of the training course in IO3, discussed in the meeting – along with indications to better finalise them – in order to make them relevant and efficient for the target group. Such courses will be translated in all the 7 Partners’ languages. Dissemination, exploitation and quality assurance aspects were also discussed. In TESEUS, IDP contributes also by sharing its experience and practice with other partners concerning proper project management, financial management and internal quality control. Since 1991, IDP has brought its consolidated experience and expertise as a private VET provider of training for entrepreneurship, competitiveness and employability.   For more information about TESEUS and IDP initiatives: Project Website: www.teseusproject.eu www.idpeuropa.com networks@idpeuropa.com Facebook: IDP Bruxelles LinkedIn : IDP European Consultants      Cattura

Social Farming in Europe: IDP Joins The FASST Closing Meeting in Tetovo, Macedonia

September 23rd, 2019 On September 19th, IDP met with the other 8 partners from 5 Countries (Belgium, Bulgaria, Italy, Macedonia and Spain) in Tetovo, Macedonia, for the closing meeting of FASST (Formazione per Agricoltura Sociale e Sviluppo Territoriale), a Project co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Commission. f5d6a82e-13d3-4fc7-bc79-6576aa1e3f65   During the meeting, During the project, an OER Platform has been created with free access for everyone to the developed training courses. Such modules were indeed developed on the basis of an in-depth research at EU level in the Countries involved which highlighted a great deal of unexplored and unexploited potential for social inclusion, employability and rural development, undermined by the lack of a coherent regulatory framework and definition at EU and national levels which very few EU Member States have. The final report available at http://www.fasstproject.eu/pdf/FASST_IO2_Final_Report.pdf. Partners then tested the training courses on 331 representatives of target groups, getting feedback for further fine-tuning of the courses. FASST developed 12 Training modules to foster Social Farming entrepreneurial initiatives all over Europe. Training resources will be available in 5 languages (Bulgarian, English, Italian, Macedonian, Spanish) and published on the FASST OER Platform http://www.fasstproject.eu/training.php. IDP is a consulting and training company specialised in EU funding. With offices in Italy and Brussels, IDP has a proven track record in the development, submission and management of EU funded international collaborative projects in a wide range of thematic areas such as innovation, finance, entrepreneurship and education.   Contact us for any information about FASST and IDP:   www.fasstproject.eu www.idpeuropa.com networks@idpeuropa.com Facebook: IDP Bruxelles LinkedIn: IDP European Consultants   banner IDP FASST

ENHANCING FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: IDP in Nottingham, UK, for the Closing Meeting of SHIFT, a Project co-funded by Erasmus+

September 19th, 2019 foto 2 IDP European Consultants, was in Notthingham, UK, on September 17th, 2019, for the Closing Meeting of the project SHIFT (Strengthen Higher Education Through Innovative Financial Tools) co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Commission, Key Action 2, Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education. SHIFT is implemented by a Consortium of 7 partners from 4 countries (Belgium, Italy, Poland, United Kingdom) and developed and validate an innovative model to provide financial support to student by developing a fund that pools money from both public and private sectors, to be redistributed to HE students in the form of grants and/or soft loans. Dissemination activities were discussed by partners plus the closing of all the intellectual outputs. Moreover, the academic world, micro-finance and stakeholders attended a Multiplier Event at the Business School of the University of Nottingham on September 18th in order to disseminate the project’s results. IDP is a service and training company specialised in EU funding established in 1996 by professionals working since 1991 in Brussels in the frame of EU policies and EU funding programmes, providing 25 years of direct experience in EU funding. With offices in Italy and Brussels, IDP has a proven track record in the development, submission and management of EU funded international collaborative projects in a wide range of thematic areas such as innovation, finance, entrepreneurship and education.   For more information on SHIFT and IDP: http://www.project-shift.eu/ www.idpeuropa.com networks@idpeuropa.com Facebook: IDP Bruxelles LinkedIn : IDP European Consultants      Loghi 3 IDP

A CALL TO SELF-EMPLOYABILITY: IDP European Consultants organises the Multiplier Event of SOLOPRENEUR, a Project co-funded by the Erasmus Plus Programme of the European Commission

foto 3   On July 2nd, 2019, IDP organised the Multiplier Event of SOLOPRENEUR in Pescara, a Project co-funded by the Erasmus Plus Programme of the European Commission that involves 8 Partners from 6 Countries – Belgium, Cyprus, France, Iceland, Italy, Spain. foto 2   SOLOPRENEUR is devoted to job seekers from parts of Europe whose remoteness exacerbates the issue of underemployment and to those who want to start their own business fostering their access to the EU job market. foto 1   20 representatives of the entrepreneurship eco-system, innovation and local development attended the event.   Since 1991, IDP European Consultants has greatly contributed to the technical and operational activities of EU projects: in SOLOPRENEUR, it carried out analytical and stock-taking activities of the Italian VET ecosystem in relations to self-employability and will provide training materials and modules.   For further information on SOLOPRENEUR and IDP European Consultants:   www.solo-preneur.eu www.idpeuropa.com bruxelles@idpeurope.com Facebook: IDP Bruxelles IDP LinkedIn: IDP European Consultants   IDP banner  

IDP Participated in the “Skills For Industry Strategy 2030” Event in Brussels, an Event organized by the European Commission

        June 20th, 2019 IDP joined the “Skills For Industry Strategy 2030” event, organized by the European Commission Brussels. It is fairly clear how Europe is facing a constantly developing skills gap that puts slowing future growth at stake – this exacerbates social inequalities among them. foto 1 A significant response is required to the enhancement of skills and/or a re-empowerment of the European workforce: how Europe can be successful in best practices and finance this enormous effort? Over a two day course, a major conference addressed these issues. After the EU Industry Days 2019, this event invited business leaders, policy makers, academics and education and training actors to promote a dialogue between these parties and concrete measures to be taken, in order to facilitate the implementation of skill-building strategies. foto 2 On the former day, a vision and solutions for a significant increase in the skills of the European workforce was discussed in order to better understand the transformation of EU industries and its impact on skills, whereas on the latter, financial aspect by establishing innovative financing programmes in 2021-2027 were addressed.   For further information about IDP: www.idpeuropa.com networks@idpeuropa.com Facebook: IDP Bruxelles LinkedIn: IDP European Consultants   logo_IDP

IDP Attended The SUSTAINABLE ENERGY WEEK (EUSEW) in Brussels, A European Commision Initiative.

foto 2 June 18th, 2019  IDP joined the Sustainable Energy Week held in Brussels from June 18th to June 20th in Brussels (BE): such Policy Conference is the biggest European conference dedicated to renewables and efficient energy use in Europe. The European Commission and energy stakeholders organised sessions whose focus was on sustainable energy issues, discussion on new policy developments, best practices and sustainable energy ideas. Next to the conference, the Networking Village brought the EUSEW Community together in order to forge alliances while the EUSEW Awards celebrate remarkable projects and ideas. foto 3 Public authorities, energy agencies, industry associations, businesses, civil society organisations and the media were all invited to take part in the conference. Past speakers and participants came from city councils and the European institutions, private companies and research organisations, citizen groups and NGOs. The EU Sustainable Energy Week was an opportunity to meet stakeholders promoting energy efficiency and renewable energies, learn about successful policies and inspire innovation to reach the EU’s energy and climate goals. IDP European Consultants has been active in Brussels since 1991 and provides consultancy in European funds and opportunities. IDP organises the XV MasterProgramme in European Project Design and Management from October 2nd, 2019 to January 24th 2020 in Brussels.   For further information about IDP and its initiatives: www.idpeuropa.com networks@idpeuropa.com Facebook: IDP Bruxelles LinkedIn: IDP European Consultants logo_IDP

SOCIAL FARMING IN EUROPE: FASST Demo Video Available!

June 7th, 2019 The Video Guide for FASST – “Formazione per l’Agricoltura Sociale e Sviluppo Territoriale”, a project co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Commission, Key Action 2, Strategic Partnerships for Vocational Education and Training, is online on its platform and available on the FASST YouTube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdHNr_24OzA&feature=youtu.be. The 3-minute video shows the project’s purpose, the members involved and associated partners, the training section, case studies, a list of useful words for a better understanding of the project itself and a news section – all the contents are in Bulgarian, English, Italian, Macedonian and Spanish. FASST is implemented by a Consortium of 9 partners from 5 European countries (Italy, Belgium, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Spain) and developed 12 Training modules to foster Social Farming entrepreneurial initiatives all over Europe. IDP is a consulting and training company specialised in EU funding. With offices in Italy and Brussels, IDP has a proven track record in the development, submission and management of EU funded international collaborative projects in a wide range of thematic areas such as innovation, finance, entrepreneurship and education, specifically, with MasterProgrammes in order to spread European Awareness among EU citizens.   For further information on FASST and IDP: www.fasstproject.eu www.idpeuropa.com bruxelles@idpeurope.com Facebook: IDP Bruxelles IDP LinkedIn: IDP European Consultants banner IDP FASST

FUNDS, OPPORTUNITIES AND PROSPECTS IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP DIGITALIZATION: IDP in Fossacesia (IT) for the AXESS Multiplier Event, a Project Co-financed by Erasmus+

evento fossacesia 7   June 6th, 2019 On May 24th, IDP organised the Multiplier Event for AXESS (Acquisition of Key Competences for Economic and Social Sustainability) in the city of Fossacesia, Italy, attended by many participants from the entrepreneurship ecosystem, local stakeholders, policy makers and Adult Education representatives. The event took place in cooperation with Innovalley (www.inno-valley.it) and titled “Entrepreneurship Digitalization: Funds, Opportunities and Prospects” meant to show the importance of the digital transformation and digital technologies’ role in everyday life. IDP European Consultants presented the AXESS project, a European project co-funded by the Erasmus Plus Programme of the European Commission, Key Action 2. AXESS involves 8 Partners from 7 Countries – Belgium, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Romania, Slovakia and Spain and aims at developing and validating innovative trainings to improve digital competences of low-skilled European adults, particularly focusing on adult women. evento fossacesia 4   In AXESS, IDP analysed the situation of digital competences in Italy, investigating policies and strategies of the Italian Government and identifying specific training needs of low-skilled adults in the digital field. Moreover, IDP developed modules related to employability and self-employment, particularly to the EU programmes managed by the EU Commission in support of entrepreneurship and job opportunities on social media, showing key aspects of digital job-hunting such as immediacy of communication, identifying job resources, profiling skills and competences. IDP European Consultants is active in Brussels since 1991 and provides consultancy in European funds and opportunities. IDP organises the XV MasterProgramme in European Project Design and Management from October 2nd, 2019 to January 24th 2020 in Brussels.   For further information on AXESS and IDP European Consultants: www.axesslearning.eu www.idpeuropa.com networks@idpeuropa.com Facebook: IDP Bruxelles LinkedIn: IDP European Consultants   AXESS ER IDP logos

IDP Hosted in Pescara the 2nd Meeting of SOLOPRENEUR, An Erasmus+ Project

SOLOPRENEUR 2nd meeting IDP June 4th, 2019 On May 30th, 2019, IDP hosted the 2nd meeting of SOLOPRENEUR in Pescara, a Project co-funded by the Erasmus Plus Programme of the European Commission that involves 8 Partners from 6 Countries – Belgium, Cyprus, France, Iceland, Italy and Spain. SOLOPRENEUR is devoted to job seekers from parts of Europe whose remoteness exacerbates the issue of underemployment and to those who want to start their own business fostering their access to the EU job market. SOLOPRENEUR 2nd meeting IHF 2 SOLOPRENEUR’s specific objectives are to support the acquisition of skills and tools to enhance self-employability. Other than discussing the SOLOPRENEUR Toolkit’s structure and content available in 6 languages, dissemination aspects were addressed to better enhance the visibility of the project.  Partners provided information related to the SOLOPRENEUR platform and the current situation of self-employment in each Partner’s country. Since 1991, IDP has greatly contributed to the technical and operational activities of EU projects: in SOLOPRENEUR, it will carry out analytical and stock-taking activities of the Italian VET ecosystem in relations to self-employability and provide training materials and modules.   For further information on SOLOPRENEUR: www.solo-preneur.eu www.idpeuropa.com bruxelles@idpeurope.com Facebook: IDP Bruxelles IDP LinkedIn: IDP European Consultants   IDP banner