MECOS RNET – Mini Ecosystems Regional Networks


Project details

Project number: 


Timespan of the project:

01-11-2021 / 01-11-2023




Program details

Financing program: 

Erasmus+ Programme

Contact details

CEIPES: International Centre for the Promotion of Education and Development




The objectives of the project are the following:

  • Supporting sustainable development and growth through the creation of mini entrepreneurial ecosystems in territorial communities
  • Fostering of self-employment and entrepreneurial skills, as well as developing digital literacy of the local communities’ population, seen as essential instruments to territorial and sustainable growth
  • Empowering vulnerable groups such as Youth (aged 18-35) and Silver Age (aged over 50), especially in rural areas
  • Empowering local communities
  • Promoting an eco-conscious vision of local development
  • Promoting digital literacy among adults of local communities
  • Extensive research (survey, need analysis, etc.) on local communities’ particular needs;
  • Provision of a smart learning environment;
  • High quality digital learning opportunities for the involved target groups;
  • Support to the creation and development of mini ecosystems among local communities
  • A Business Education for Entrepreneurs training course
  • An Entrepreneurship for All Massive Online Open Course (MOOC)
  • An International Training and Consulting Centre specialized platform
  • National Association of Municipal Clerks in Bulgaria (Bulgaria),
  • Kyiv Business School (Ukraine),
  • Wyzsza Szkola Turystyki i Ekologii (Poland),
  • INCLUDE – Interdisciplinary Network of Special and Intercultural Education (Greece) 
  • CEIPES – Centro Internazionale per la Promozione dell’Educazione e lo Sviluppo (Italy)