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EEPA National Winners 2018 – Promoting the entrepreneurial spirit


EEPA – The European Enterprise Promotion Awards [2], recognises outstanding projects from across Europe that are working to support entrepreneurs and small businesses across six different categories.

The “Promoting the entrepreneurial spirit” category has once again proved to be the most popular category, receiving 14 entries for the 2018 edition. This category recognises initiatives that promote an entrepreneurial mind-set, especially among young people and women. Have a look at the winning national projects below and stay tuned to find out which of them will make it on to this year’s EEPA shortlist after the jury meeting in late September 2018.

Belgium: De Makersrepubliek: Handmade in Brugge, The Box en Turbo [3]

Bulgaria: Gabrovo Innovation Camp [4]

Croatia: Sisak-Moslavina County – Center of The Gaming Industry [5]

Cyprus: IDEA [6]

Estonia: Superheroes [7]

France: Youth services cooperatives [8]

Greece: Piraeus Blue Entrepreneurship [9]

Latvia: Support for self-employment and business start-ups [10]

Lithuania: Futurepreneurs [11]

Netherlands: Day for Change Actie [12]

Poland: The “Małopolska” program – technology is becoming a business here [13]

Romania: Rubik Hub [14]

Sweden: JA Sweden – an entrepreneurial youth [15]

United Kingdom: Supporting Fife’s Enterprise Journey [16]

Come back to Promoting Enterprise every week to find out about the national winners across the other five EEPA categories: Investing in entrepreneurial skills [17], Improving the business environment [18], Supporting the internationalisation of business [19], Supporting the development of green markets and resource efficiency [20] and Responsible and inclusive entrepreneurship [21].

Want to know who will be judging the 2018 projects? Meet the EEPA 2018 Jury [22] here on the Portal!