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EEPA National Winners 2017 – Investing in entrepreneurial skills

Time to meet the next category of European projects competing to be on the EEPA 2017 shortlist! Look here if you missed Category 1 [1], but today it is the turn of Category 2: Investing in entrepreneurial [2] ski [2]lls [2].

This category recognises initiatives that improve entrepreneurial and managerial skills. In 2016 the prize was won by Enterprise Educators Academe [3] from the United Kingdom, for their project working to embed entrepreneurship into education curriculums.


This year there are 9 outstanding European projects competing in this category. Best of luck to all the projects and we look forward to finding out who is on the EEPA 2017 shortlist!

Belgium: VentureLab – Student Entrepreneurship for Change [5]

Bulgaria: Implement a Strategy for local development in the municipality of Ardino and implementation process of the Strategy for Community-led local development in the municipalities of Ardino and Djebel [6]

Cyprus: Sound Labor Relations, Contemporary Enterprises   [7]

Estonia: Tech Sisters [8] & Digigirls [9]

Ireland: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Creating an Entrepreneurial Mindset Amongst Engineers: The DkIT BSc (Hons) in Engineering Entrepreneurship [10]

Latvia: University of Latvia Student Business Incubator [11]

Lithuania: Youth Entrepreneurship Education Program – ATVERK [12]

Malta: The Maltese Business Story Initiative [13]

Sweden: Business Generator [14]