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Project name SEED - Social Enterprises Encompassing Disadvantaged people
Objective Objective 1.2
Priority Innovation and knowledge development
Aim In almost all the Central Europe regions disadvantaged groups have increased in the last years. They include overall migrants, gypsies ( Roma, Sinti), young people, long term unemployed, people over 50, people addicted (abuse of drugs, alcohol, gaming), women (living in area where the unemployed rate is over of the EU average) . In all these cases, people suffer of a lack of skills. Many enterprises could employ them, but they don't have fitting skills. Social Enterprises and self employment might be a solution.
In summary, the project intent to support and sustain the creation of social enterprises involving disadvantage people. The working inclusion will be the condition for the social inclusion.

Results To promote and test a multilevel and multi-stakeholders model of social inclusion and social innovation based on diffuse participatory and shared processes involving institutions, local communities and disadvantage groups, with the aim of triggering well-targeted self-employment initiatives involving disadvantaged groups extremely marginalized ( migrants, Roma, Sinti, local poor and unskilled people). Pilot actions will consist overall in the start up of at least 1 innovative social enterprise (or network of existing ones) in each city/area involved in the project, capable of satisfy part of the needs of social inclusion identify during the project life-cycle.

Cost About 2 million euro.
Duration 36 months
Partners involved IT, SI, HR, HU
Partners requested Partners from AT, DE, PL, CZ are under negitiation but new candidates are still invited.
Benefit
Innovation A bottom-up participatory processes of planning and implementation of cohesive/inclusive practices will be started (or reinforced and refined, where existing).
Follow up of No direct follow up but the results of former projects of similar projects will be integrated.
The project concept has been developing by FIN-PROJECT, Rimini, Italy.
Miklós Marián represents the Hungarian partner during the CE Workshop in Prague on 8 November 2017.
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