The Become Busy – BB partnership consists of 4 Organisations, all committed to the objectives of the Project.
Social Innovation and Cohesion Institute – Applicant Organisation Greece
The Social Innovation and Cohesion Institute is an organization of civil society, established to help individuals, communities and institutions to develop their skills, improve their performance and share knowledge in order to be able to meet the challenges of society and thus contribute actively to the development of a European area of skills and qualifications.
Our goal is to promote lifelong learning and initiatives of transnational aspect, specifically addressed to young people, adult learners and professionals, through non-formal education. Our main vision is to develop innovation to be implemented at the level of civil society and therefore contribute to social cohesion.
The Social Innovation and Cohesion Institute is working to bring about social change for the benefit of citizens in the context of development of local, regional and European society. It focuses on the promotion of equal learning opportunities, in promoting human rights, cultivating the spirit of entrepreneurship and the development of people’s abilities, promotes intercultural dialogue, knowledge exchange and European awareness with the active participation of young people and adults in projects relating to mobility, entrepreneurship education, professional and personal development. It is linked closely with various public and private entities in national and international levels, including NGOs, schools, universities, VET providers, municipalities.
At national level, promotes dialogue among local and regional authorities, schools, VET centers, foundations and other non-governmental organizations dealing with human rights, local democracy and active citizenship, entrepreneurship and related fields. It has implemented a series of actions (workshops, seminars and studies) in areas such as human rights, entrepreneurship, active citizenship, the promotion of sport and healthy living, fighting human trafficking and prevents disease for young women. Additionally, in order to promote the value of volunteering regularly organizes volunteer training and volunteer team counts more than 60 members.
Greek Association of IT, Telecom Applications and New Technologies Companies – Greece
The Greek Association of IT, Telecom Applications and New Technologies Companies was established in 2010 with the aim of strengthening the sector and the creation of strong links of cooperation and communication between its member companies. It monitors developments in society, economy and entrepreneurship; proposes or intervenes on economic, scientific, cultural and social issues to best utilize the use of Information Technology and Technology Communications, aiming at the development of Greek society and economy.
Its activities have European-Balkan orientation. Members of the Greek Association of IT, Telecom Applications and New Technologies Companies, are entrepreneurs or business representatives, executives, employees working in Digital industry Technology. The Association collaborates with Universities, Technological Institutes, Schools, Research Centers, Bodies and has a network of partner organizations in Greece and Greece abroad and is a member of International Unions and European Centers.
The Greek Association of IT, Telecom Applications and New Technologies Companies possesses the necessary know-how in the field of business development, human resources and education, which in combination with the efficiency and effectiveness of its people constitute a basic comparative advantage. It produces work on three main axes:
• Research & Development in ICT,
• Entrepreneurship – Counseling – Information,
• Education, training and skills development
Método Estudios Consultores SLU, Spain
Método is an international consulting firm for advanced services in training, social-labour research and design and implementation of co operational projects, using new technologies to provide innovative solutions that optimize our partners’ resources and complying with the standard ISO 9001:2008: “Occupational and continuous training with every kind of method of development: face to face, on-line or blended”.
We are a team of more than 100 professional in Europe and Latin America, with more than 17 years of experience developing comprehensive training projects and participating in national and international projects and bids. Our main areas of expertise include: Training projects and programs (supported by more than 250,000 students), Social Research and Social Community Development (with a team of professionals experts in the field of social labour research, employment observation and prospecting) and Design and Implementation of co-operational projects at both national and international level.
Método is also accredited as a Private placement agency by the Public State Employment Service in Spain with registry No. 9900000335, based on our close relationship with the companies and our knowledge of the labour market, which has led us to propose labour brokerage services, linking labour supply with labour demand.
YouNet is a qualified and innovative organisation active in the fields of education, training and youths. YouNet’s main headquarter is in Bologna (Emilia-Romagna) but it operates as well in Sicilia and Puglia. YouNet dedicated and passionate staff is composed of 10 full time employees. YouNet has a broad experience in EU programmes and enables every year hundreds of youths to experience and learn all over Italy and Europe.
YouNet cooperates closely with local and regional institutions. Through a formal agreement with the Europe Direct point, the Bologna municipality and the Emilia-Romagna region YouNet runs in the premises of the municipality an infopoint to orient, support and coach youth interested to go abroad to work, study, learn or develop their entrepreneurial projects. YouNet has provided information on all the European programmes that support EU citizens to experience learning mobility such as the Leonardo, the Erasmus, and the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs, the European Voluntary Service, and the Your First Eures Job and so on.
YouNet is active in the field of entrepreneurship education supporting and training youth interested to develop their ideas and to become entrepreneurs. YouNet is especially active in the field of social entrepreneurship and youth entrepreneurship. YouNet works as a network and intermediary organisation in the Italian territory where it cooperates with public institutions, employment offices, schools, universities, vocational education and training institutions, other educations institutions, cooperatives, enterprises and other organisations. YouNet is particularly active in the field of youth with fewer opportunities and risk groups (ex-offenders, drug addicts, youngsters in rehabilitation centres, migrants and so on). YouNet is accredited as EVS Coordinating, Hosting and Sending Organization since 2010 and has been involved as applicant or partner in more than 50 EVS projects since 2011.
YouNet participates in several networks including the Anna-Lindh Foundation, the Italian Network for European Volunteering (where YouNet represents the Emilia-Romagna Region), the European Forum for Diversity and Interculturality (YouNet is one of the founding members) and the Europeans Regions for Youths (ERY) network.