Partnership

France

Based in Martinique in the Caribbean, D’Antilles et D’Ailleurs (DA&DA) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) set up in 2016 by Émilie Albert, Lavinia Ruscigni and Julia Feist. The DA&DA team mobilises their wide knowledge and international experiences for the community individuals who are in need of information and opportunities regarding mobility, financing and training. The association develops and follows up projects on four major lines : training, cooperating, creating pathways towards mobility and employment, raising awareness. Over the years, the association has increased actions that have enabled many Martinicans to go to Europe and beyond. The participants have enlarged their skills and were given the possibility to emphasise the Martinican know-how and expertise.

Greece

Innovation Hive is a private non-profit organization located in Greece, specialized in the fields of research and innovation. Our actions aim to enhance the economic and social cohesion of European societies while our goal is to find solutions to the new innovation challenges, achieve growth, sustainability and maximize the impact to the society. The organization’s philosophy in order to achieve these goals is based on co-creation methodologies and a quadruple helix approach. The engagement of stakeholders from industry, science and society is aiming to create links between the businesses, the academia and the civic actors in order to develop a combination of knowledge, skills, tools, values and motivation. The final goal is to make the difference in local societies and to succeed at the highest level the principles of social innovation concepts. Contact details: Panagiotis Koutoudis, Co-Founder Farmakidou 21, 41222, Larissa, Greece tel: +30 2410 532821

Cyprus

CSI employs professionals with over 50 years of collective experiences in the fields of Social Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Education, System Rationalization, Information & Communication Technologies, Global Health Process - Life Sciences, Business Forensic Intervention, Youth Development & Motivation, and Resource Realignment with Goals and Objectives. Members of our Founding Team worked in three continents and collaborated with organizations and individuals from various countries. The Team enlists their experiences to support the identification of systemic problems and development and implementation of smart and sustainable solutions to difficult social problems. Our Team focuses on developing and introducing solutions for systemic social, education and economic problems. These solutions are developed through various layers of interaction with stakeholders. We believe that quality of life improves when the process of social innovation is leveraged to attain social justice, solve systemic problems and develop solutions that may provide opportunities for individuals and organizations.

Turkey

Buyuk Ortadogu Saglik Ve Egitim Vakfi (BOSEV, Research Foundation) from Ankara/Turkey was founded as an umbrella structure in 2009 by a group of professionals working in the medical field, additionally from other sectors like education, sports, business world, and ICT. BOSEV aims to support research developments in the medical and in the education sector with its rich staff capacity and high profile background. In regards to this aim, BOSEV hosts medical publications with periodical medical magazines; has 50 management board professionals and 100 members providing ongoing, varied voluntary support; and transfers experience and capacity of over 500 staff working in BOSEV hospitals, medical centers, clinics and in a media company. Our Team focuses on developing and introducing solutions for systemic social, education and economic problems. These solutions are developed through various layers of interaction with stakeholders. We believe that quality of life improves when the process of social innovation is leveraged to attain social justice, solve systemic problems and develop solutions that may provide opportunities for individuals and organizations. Address: Büyük Ortadoğu Sağlık ve Eğitim Vakfı (BOSEV) Hacı Bayram Mah. Eşme Sok. No:2/1 Ulus/Altındağ/Ankara/Turkey ekucukarslan@gmail.com Phone: +903123116065 Fax: +903123116065

Cyprus

L.T. Synergy was established as a result of its founders view on the significance and positive effects of proper corporate Governance, Risk and Compliance practices on organizations of all sizes. We are dedicated to promoting the benefits of good corporate governance at the local and European level and our mission is to inspire organizations of all sizes to transform, grow and excel in their market for the benefit of their stakeholders and society. L.T. Synergy enables organisations to identify long term synergies and interrelationships between their operating models and proper and actionable corporate governance practices, strengthening their innate ability to become efficient, effective, sustainable and adaptable.

Turkey

Aydın Kültürel Gelişim Derneği (Aydın Cultural Development Association) is a local, nongovernmental, independent, non-profit and apolitical organization, with the main purpose of contributing for the personal, professional and cultural development of people. Our association promotes to solve educational, social and economic problems of the community, to contribute vocational education, adult education, active citizenship, enable all the people to participate in sport and scouting activities, organize local and international projects. Our association conducts field research in sectors hosting migrant workers and refugees, making analysis of job related skills, and develops educational materials for professional development of immigrant case workers. Based on manpower deficit studies in the labor market. Our organisation searches for needs and develops training modules for migrant workers to improve their employability.

Italy

Tia Formazione, founded in 2011, based in Italy with a site in Brussels , promotes and organizes meetings and cultural activities, training and projects based in EU policies. Tia participates to regional calls, promotes activities of international trainings and eu debates - promotes exchanges of experiences and activities with similar national and foreign organizations; - organizes specific training courses on European and international issues addressed to adults and students of public and private schools of all levels; - wires publications on issues related to the activities of the association; - organizes seminars, conferences, courses, conferences with both public and private organizations. FOCUS : MEDIA LITERACY, NEET (young people Not in Education, Employment or Training), WBL (Work Based Learning) ACTIVITIES, LEADERSHIP, EDUCATION, MIGRATION

France

Élan Interculturel is a non-profit organization based in Paris - France which, since its creation in 2008 on the initiative of five immigrant women specialised in psychology, encourages interpersonal exchanges and intercultural dialogue to facilitate communication between people. Through non-formal education, artistic mediation and popular education, Elan seeks to make diversity a wealth and not a threat, participating in the development of a more inclusive society. FOCUS : MEDIA LITERACY, NEET (young people Not in Education, Employment or Training), WBL (Work Based Learning) ACTIVITIES, LEADERSHIP, EDUCATION, MIGRATION