EE – Erasmus+ KA2: Strategic partnerships, VET

Τίτλος Έργου: DIGI-FEM.DIGITAL SKILLS AND TOOLS FOR YOUNG FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS
Διάρκεια έργου: 01/10/2014 - 30/09/2017
Επιστημονικά Υπεύθυνη: Κλειώ Σγουροπούλου. Επιστημονική Διευθύντρια ΙΔΒΕ και Καθηγήτρια τμ. Πληροφορικής

Σύντομη περιγραφή: The main objective of the project is to minimize labor and social exclusion of young women, by addressing priorities and requirements set by the European Commission through the Entrepreneurship 2020 Action Plan, with a special focus on young female technology-enhanced entrepreneurship also by enabling skills and capacities, creating support structures for the establishment of enterprises or strengthening the already existing, empowerment of skills, career guidance and counseling on entrepreneurship for young women who are interested in creating new enterprises ( social , non -profit companies as well ), support businesses already established or get them new jobs. Hard core of the program is the creation of an innovative ICT tool which will help young women providing simple solutions / information, in self-employment initiatives. Key objective of Digi-Fem for young female entrepreneurs is twofold:
(1) Support the start-up and sustenance of new business lifecycles and their growth by means of an innovative blended approach encompassing the provision of comprehensive online tools and services and the establishment of a European-wide facilitators' network;
(2) Foster the development of key e-entrepreneurial skills to leverage opportunities in exploiting online markets for building new or reinforcing existing businesses. The public Higher Education Institution TEI ATHENS, (www.teiath.gr), and all partners will be responsible for research, training, dissemination, and field testing activities. Each partner will contribute through desktop research to Digi-fem construction by providing national data on female entrepreneurship, to foster young women's skills, so that Digi-fem will be easily adapted to partner's countries needs.
Therefore, it is expected to achieve long-term positive results, both in the social and professional integration of young women. This tool will be designed to provide in low cost, new opportunities for entrepreneurship / job networking of women entrepreneurs, tackling social exclusion, providing and exchanging information on business promotion.