Institute for Sustainable Technologies – National Research Institute (Poland) – the coordinator of the project - a public research organisation based in the biggest and a quickly developing region of Poland – Mazovia. Some of many strengths that distinguish the Institute in the Polish and international research sector are: the extensive expertise; the experienced management team; the competent and dedicated staff; recognized scientific achievements; interdisciplinarity of research; and world-class infrastructure.

The Institute mainly conducts basic and applied research in the areas of machine construction and maintenance, materials engineering, and manufacturing technologies, and its focus area concerns the following 8 domains:

  • Control Systems;

  • Environmental technologies;

  • Industrial Biotechnologies;

  • Information technologies;

  • Mechatronics;

  • Prototype and experimental production;

  • Surface engineering; and

  • Tribology

The Institute cooperates within the following networks: the Polish and European Network for Modular Education, the European Network of Reference and Expertise (Refernet), the Educational Research Association, the European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA) or the Educational research Association and i-Lab Users' Network (i-Lab Net). Participation in these associations was advantageous for the execution of national and international projects, e.g. Leonardo da Vinci, Grundtvig, COST, Jean Monnet, EQUAL or Erasmus+. 

Training 2000 (Italy) - a VET (Vocation, Education and Training) organisation certified in the Marche Region – Italy, with experience in education and training in different sectors. At EU level, Training 2000 is involved in research and development of new methodologies in training (blended learning) applied within continuous training and adult education. TRAINING 2000 has been involved in various international projects (LLP and ERASMUS+) with partners from most European countries in which it has implemented courses for teachers and training in project management, e-learning for SMEs, entrepreneurship and simulated enterprises.

Training 2000 is continuously supporting companies in finding new tools and resources for training and business purposes. The organisation is part of a wide network of SMEs at regional and national level. Training 2000 is continuously promoting adult’s training in the region for apprenticeship, in-companies training, and entrepreneurship. 


Ljudska Univerza, Zavod za Izobrazevanje in Kulturo, Rogaska Slatina (Slovenia) - a non-profit adult education and training provider for the community in the local region and wider since 1959. During this period we have been covering 12 formal educational programmes that include both secondary schools and vocational training programmes (such as catering, cookery, sales, economy, childcare, transport, tourism).and have offered numerous educational programmes in accordance with the needs and desires of the adult population for further training and education. The field of informal education is covered by providing various seminars, courses, lectures, literary evenings and many more. We also offer other forms of training that our centre providers, such as personal growth programmes, various workshops, computer courses for the unemployed and elderly, language courses, computer courses and accounting and various programmes for educationally and didactically deprived groups of adults, such as the immigrants, the unemployed and foreigners. We also offer 19 programmes of National vocational qualification and we organize various courses for unemployed people. Ljudska univerza Rogaška Slatina has a University for Third Life Period, where we offer various lifelong learning activities to people over 55.

Since 2011, we have been active and gained experience in Grundtvig project, Comenius Regio partnership project, IPA project and several Erasmus + projects. 


 Institute of Entrepreneurship Development (Greece) - a Greek non-governmental organisation committed to the promotion of innovation and enhancing the spirit of entrepreneurship. Since 2005, the year of establishment of the Institute of Entrepreneurship Development, it has been oriented towards that direction and has implemented a number of actions and initiatives, which have made the institution a highly specialised organisation in the following indicative fields of expertise:

  • Entrepreneurship (innovation, on-going consultancy, support and strategic visioning that all lead to the enhancing of the spirit of entrepreneurship).

  • Education and training (diagnosing the educational and training needs of individuals and groups, developing of training curricula and delivery of customised training courses).

  • Employment and social inclusion (identifying skills gaps, cultivating necessary skills and dexterities for successful labour market inclusion, developing professional profiles, investing in comprehensive career guidance and lifelong consultancy).

  • Regional Development (measures targeted at local and regional development through the mapping of available resources and the maximising of their potential).

  • E-learning (learning design and development, online applications, custom learning solutions and placing education and training in a virtual environment).

  • Youth (facilitating youth inclusion and participation in all walks of life).

  • SMEs (start-up assistance, reliable business guidance through all stages of operation and custom made training solutions enhance the viability and potential of SMEs).

The Institute of Entrepreneurship Development provides the following integrated, custom-made services to the target groups:

  • Business consulting & support.

  • Improvement and certification of professional skills.

  • Organizational support & production and transfer of innovation and know-how.

  • Project planning, submission and management.

  • Information technology applications to facilitate learning and entrepreneurial processes.

GLAFKA s.r.o. (the Czech Republic) - focuses on knowledge and innovation transfer in a field of lifelong learning and further education, labour market and entrepreneurship, teaching and training methods and technologies. GLAFKA has a strong focus on empowerment of disadvantaged groups, including 50+, NEETs or lost generation, women after maternity leave and handicapped people. One of our main aims is to increase employability of target groups through personal and vocational development, strengthen the cooperation between schools and companies as potential employees, bridging the gaps between generations, genders and nations as well participating in activities friendly to the environment and sustainable development.

GLAFKA is also a member of a contact network covering subjects from different areas like training centres, schools, SME associations, NGOs, co-working and community centres, labour offices, municipalities, entrepreneurs groups and others.