Mediterranean Women for Innovation.

Thematic objective: A.1 Business and SMEs development
Priority: Priority A.1.1 Support innovative start-ups and recently established enterprises, with a particular focus on young and women entrepreneurs, and facilitate the protection of their intellectual property rights and commercialisation where applicable
Brief description of the project: The project borns, taking into consideration the needs of young people on both sides of Mediterranean Basin, that in a period of extreme economic crisis increasingly struggles to find new job opportunities in the labor market. This one means that, between the Mediterranean European countries, the level of youth unemployment is reaching unaffordable levels for local economies, while the Southern shores of the Mediterranean Youth Unemployment is generating two phenomena equally important and dangerous: social unrest related the lack of jobs and opportunities for a better life and large migratory flows towards the European Union in search of a different future. This second phenomena could generate more racism among the younger generations of Europeans saw as a threat to their occupational future for the arrival of the young generation of the Southern Shore of the Mediterranean.
Main objectives – issues to be addressed: The objectives of this project are to create a network intermediate bodies working in the field of youth job on the two shores of the Mediterranean to ensure that these agencies can communicate and support new business ideas shared without being obliged to make eradicate the young generations from the places of origin. Instead, the specific objectives are to encourage an exchange between European and Mediterranean young entrepreneurs to make sure that with mutual understanding
Expected results: in progress
Partners already involved: Chamber of Commerce of Viterbo.
Partners searched: Southern Mediterranean Countries
Total estimated budget: 2.500.000 Euro
First name: Andrea
Last name: Vignoli
Name of the organisation: Chamber of Commerce of Viterbo- Cefas
Type of organisation: Company or other economic operator
City: Viterbo
Country: Italy
Email: vignoli@fittsrl.it
Phone number: .
Skype contact:
Website: http://www.cefas.org