Presentation on theme: "By Project Manager Allan Nordby Ottesen South Denmark European Office ENSPIRE EU WWW.ENSPIRE.EU."— Presentation transcript:
by Project Manager Allan Nordby Ottesen South Denmark European Office ENSPIRE EU WWW.ENSPIRE.EU
AGENDA WHAT IS ENSPIRE EU ABOUT? Project aim, The consortium, Background, Challenges, Solutions, Opportunities, Target groups & Activities. SHALL WE INSPIRE TOGETHER? Please share your ideas, thoughts and experiences with us!
BACKGROUND The desire for Europeans to be self-employed is decreasing. -Especially in the EU15. Eurobarometer Entrepreneurship Survey 2007 and 2009
ENSPIRE EU Expenses for improvement of entrepreneurial framework e.g: Small Business Act More Finance Free Access to Counseling Entrepreneurial mindset: Willingness to Become Entrepreneur
PROJECT AIM Enspire EU aims to boost the Enprepreneurial mindset by: IDENTIFYING and SHOWCASING the BEST PRACTICES of how we inspire Europeans to become entrepreneurs EXCHANGE THESE BEST PRACTICES i.e. transfer and adopt successful initiatives from around Europe PROVIDING POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS for better policy effectuation within entrepreneurship
CHALLENGES AWARENESS OF THE ALTERNATIVE that self-employment is to being a wage earner ACCESS TO CAPITAL – especially relevant to the ENSPIRE EU target groups ADMINISTRATIVE BARRIERS to put up your own business SUCCES RATE for small and medium sized businesses
SOLUTIONS AWARENESS CREATION CREATE INCENTIVES TO BECOME SELF-EMPLOYED REMOVE OBSTACLES - administrative barriers etc.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE CONSORTIUM KNOWLEDGE OF EUROPES PROBLEMS IN THIS FIELD A BIG NUMBER OF SUGGESTED SOLUTIONS A STRONG BASIS TO INFLUENCE POLICIES
TARGET GROUPS The 3 Target Groups as defined by the consortium: DISADVANTAGED/ CHALLENGED: Women, Migrants and disabled people DISCOURAGED: Long-term unmemployed people (over 45 years old) and people with a low level of education DISCONNECTED: Young people at the secondary level of education who are disconnected from the school system.
ENSPIRE EU ACTIVITIES I JAN.2010-DEC.2012 MAPPING: IDENTIFICATION OF EXISTING ENTREPRENEURIAL AWARENESS INITIATIVES IN ALL PARTNER REGIONS IN ORDER TO FORM A JOINT EUROPEAN STUDY TARGET GROUP: 3 DISES EXCHANGE of EXPERIENCES: INTERREGIONAL EXCHANGE CAMPS WHERE BEST PRACTICES WITHIN ENTREPRENEURIAL INSPIRATION ARE SHOWCASED AND SHARED. DEVELOPMENT of ENSPIRE EU NETWORK FOR INTERREGIONAL EXCHANGE
ENSPIRE EU ACTIVITIES II JAN.2010-DEC.2012 POLICY EFFECTUATION: MAKE POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS AT REGIONAL LEVEL AND ASSIST IN POLICY EFFECTUATION PILOTS: RUN PILOT TEST OF THE BEST ENTREPRENEURIAL AWARENESS INITIATIVES FOR THE 3 DIFFERENT TARGET GROUPS WITHIN THE DIFFERENT PARTNER REGIONS. DEVELOPMENT OF ENSPIRE TOOL KIT FOR BUSINESS AGENCIES
LETS ENSPIRE TOGETHER! PLEASE SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCES AND THOUGHTS WITH US. LETS ENSPIRE EUROPEANS TO BECOME ENTREPRENEURS, AND TOGETHER CREATE POLICY EFFECTUATIONS WITH IMPACT FOR FUTURE ENTREPRENEURS.