case studies list for economy

  •  economy

Cities in action: Zaragoza leads peer-to-peer economy

Zaragoza has responded to the economic crisis by transforming the way the city supports and strengthens entrepreneurialism. Fuelled by shared talent and values, La Colaboradora is revitalising creativity, community, innovation and job creation.

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case study date : 21-11-2016

  •  economy

Cities in action: The Rotterdam Business Case

Rotterdam is taking a novel approach to welfare support for its 3,500 self-employed citizens living below the poverty line. Instead of receiving a payment to meet today’s emergency needs, they are learning business skills that will help them rise of out poverty forever.

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case study date : 06-09-2016

  •  economy

Cities supporting entrepreneurship and small businesses: Riga - 'Kick Off' grant programme

The city council in Riga, together with one of Latvia's largest banks, has created a grant programme 'Kick Off' having the following purposes : develop small and medium-sized businesses in the city, facilitate the return of economic refugees and reach the European standards of welfare as quickly as possible.

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case study date : 30-03-2016

  •  economy

Cities supporting entrepreneurship and small businesses: Barcelona - Professional Life Project

The Professional Life Project (PLP) is a support tool for the vocational guidance of students, contributing to their professional future through their success at school. PLP promotes students' self-awareness and their ability to grasp the breadth of the labour market, and it also offers training opportunities.

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case study date : 17-02-2016

  •  economy

Cities supporting entrepreneurship and small businesses: Brussels - Integrated services to SMEs’ internationalisation and innovation

The objective of this initiative is to allow SMEs to grow through innovation and internationalisation by providing them with an opportunity to meet many new potential research and technology partners in a short period of time.

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case study date : 17-02-2016

  •  economy

Cities supporting entrepreneurship and small businesses: Glasgow - Co-operative Glasgow

Glasgow City Council is committed to becoming a co-operative council that helps grow cooperative businesses and devolves power to its people.

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case study date : 17-02-2016

  •  economy

Cities supporting entrepreneurship and small businesses: Glasgow - New Approach to Enterprise

Glasgow understands that the levels of public sector bureaucracy can be a barrier to business growth and, in response to this, it is committed to establishing a more streamlined approach to ensuring businesses have a one stop approach to engaging with the city council, acquiring information and support to help realise their aspirations.

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case study date : 17-02-2016

  •  economy

Cities supporting entrepreneurship and small businesses: Glasgow - West of Scotland Loan Fund

Glasgow City Council continues to support access to finance for businesses unable to secure financing through traditional means and has served this need through membership of the West of Scotland Loan Fund (WSLF).

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case study date : 17-02-2016

  •  economy

Cities supporting entrepreneurship and small businesses: Gothenburg - Implementation of LoopMe app

The aim of this project is to decrease the early drop-out rates in schools by focusing on the importance of assessing entrepreneurial learning.The goals are to analyse how the levels of entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial competences (ECs) can be assessed in primary and secondary education through the innovative use of ICT (in this case an app in three languages, which helps pupils self-assess and teachers assess pupils)

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case study date : 17-02-2016

  •  economy

Cities supporting entrepreneurship and small businesses: Gothenburg - Vacation entrepreneurs

The aim of the activity was to combat gang recruitment through offering more meaningful activities for youngsters during the summer and also to increase their entrepreneurial spirit, hence making them more likely to become entrepreneurs in the future.

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case study date : 17-02-2016