CREA – Summer Academy
Network of summer academies for the improvement of entrepreneurship in innovative sectors and the development of an ICT business idea contest
The objective of CREA was to promote ICT development and creativity as new drivers able to produce specific structural changes and arrangements in the European entrepreneurial base, to influence the future paths of social change and innovation to a large extent.
There was an increasing emphasis in modern society on strengthening the use of ICT–‐based configurations and services and creativity as a means to accomplish the necessary changes, thus innovating.
Creation European wide system of Summer Academies for university and last year High school students entirely focused on ICT entrepreneurship.
Creation of a model of Summer Academy action oriented with a strong focus on ICT and Entrepreneurial skills development and a rich offer of mentoring, support for business planning, matchmaking opportunities and generation of ICT related business idea.
Development of new start up business ideas boosting on ICT and creativity.
Organizing and promoting ICT business idea contests addressed to University and high–‐school students.
Slovenian project partner:
Regional Development Agency of Ljubljana Urban Region (RRA LUR), University of Ljubljana, Faculty for Computer and Information Science (UL, FRI)
Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI), Italy
BWCON GMBH, Germany, Panepistimio Aigaiou (UAEGEAN), Greece, University of Northumbrai at Newcastle (UNN), United Kingdom, Stiching hogeschool Voor de Kunsten Utrecht, Netherlands, University of Ljubljana (UL), Slovenia, Erasmust Student nNetwork Italia, Italy, Sihtasutus Tallinna Ettevotlusinkubaatorid (TBI), Estonia.
Total budget: 1.559.422,00 EUR
Cofinancing of RRA LUR: 114.501,05 EUR
Cofinancing EU for RRA LUR: 114.501,05 EUR (100 %)
1st January 2014 – 31th April 2017