Research Idea

Green Mentors

TOPIC: Capacity building programmes to support implementation of energy audits

Programme: H2020

Deadline for call: 04 Sep 2018

Category: Green Entrepreneurship, Green Mentors
Target Group:

Target users: Mentors and coachers working in VET centers, in the industry and in public and private entities, promoting entrepreneurship and/or providing career support to disadvantage groups. Relevant stakeholders and policy makers active in the fields of entrepreneurship and/or sustainability at local, regional, national and European level.

Target beneficiaries: Green entrepreneurs, unemployed workers, women and young people motivated for entrepreneurship.

General Description

Green Entrepreneurship is generating a growing demand of new professionals equipped with the skills necessary to support the entrepreneurial activities combined with the specific domain of the environmental areas. A professional who will be able to:

  • Support the creation of -or the transition to- "green companies" by means of measures such as waste prevention, eco-design, recycling or efficiency;
  • Promote entrepreneurship education in VET, creating awareness about environmental problems linked with entrepreneurship opportunities;
  • Provide technical knowledge to help entrepreneurs to identify green gaps in the market and to find corresponding solutions;
  • Increase the employability of unemployed workers, women and young people providing support and guide to start a career as entrepreneurs in the field of green economy.

GREEN MENTOR WP aims to design and elaborate innovative VET contents and products to encourage the new professional profile of Mentor for Green Entrepreneurs, identifying and developing the competences, methodologies and tools required by these Mentors to effectively support green entrepreneurship in Europe through VET.

Output: Green Mentors VET Training Programme


Research Idea