An innovative crowd-sourcing approach is implemented in response to Ireland’s housing crisis, allowing local residents to register vacant homes in their area and help create new homes from the existing housing stock.
IPA21 Category: Economy
Entrepreneurship, Labour Market, Finance
Big business subsidises the cost of cargo e-bikes so that entrepreneurs can take advantage of the multiple benefits of delivering goods using this sustainable form of transport.
Summer of Pioneers, Wittenberge
A small but well-connected town attracts young remote workers to the area by offering them a year in discounted accommodation and access to a co-working space.
Netzwärk – supporting professional perspectives for refugees and migrants
Netzwärk is a social startup that empowers people with refugee or migrant backgrounds to develop new professional perspectives for themselves.
An online platform connects local businesses with consumers and offers them the opportunity to have their goods delivered by bike, thus supporting a local and sustainable economy.
A publicly-owned company combines startup ecosystem support with urban cultural development, applying an interdisciplinary and integrated approach.
KAPS – Flatshare Solidarity Project
A new kind of shared housing provides affordable student accommodation in exchange for involvement in neighbourhood solidarity projects which improve the lives of local residents.
Establishing Rural Working Hubs
Targeted redevelopment establishes Rural Working Hubs to meet local needs while also contributing to a more economically and environmentally sustainable future.
HYBRIT: Fossil-Free Steel Plant
The first industrial-scale fossil-free steel demonstration plant will transform the steel and iron industry and facilitate the transition to a fossil-free society – both in Sweden and globally.
AVAILABLE – Hub of Opportunities
The first training centre specifically adapted to the needs of disabled people opens in Bulgaria, empowering them by increasing their skills, knowledge, and participation in the labour market.
Apprenticeship in Vorarlberg
A new approach to recruiting apprentices aims to inspire the next generation of skilled workers through the use of new technologies and the creation of regional and national communication networks.
Age Friendly Business Recognition Programme
Businesses consult with older customers about the changes they could make to improve their services, and in doing so engage with an often neglected but expanding consumer base.