O Vice-Presidente da Comissão Europeia, Antonio Tajani, entregou há dias, em Budapeste, os galardões referentes aos "European Enterprise Awards´2011", inicitiva que teve este ano a sua 5ª edição e que tem sido promovida pela Direcção Geral da Empresa e da Industria da Comissão Europeia.
Este ano, os projectos premiados foram os seguintes:
Grand Jury’s Prize
«Barcelona Activa - With its mission to transform entrepreneurship and business growth in Barcelona, the entrepreneurship centre set up by the Barcelona City Council acts as a reference point and hub for entrepreneurs. Using an innovative model of online and on-site services it trains and coaches hundreds of thousands of potential entrepreneurs and has helped create more than 6,000 new companies, Spain ... (More Information).
Promoting the Entrepreneurial Spirit
Together we can do more! Beekeeping, Honey Production, Forest and Sustainable Development - Capitalising on the discovery of a unique bee race by training disadvantaged groups in beekeeping to improve the local economic and social situation, Düzce University, Turkey ... (More Information).
Investing in Skills
Centre for Amsterdam Schools for Entrepreneurship (CASE) - Multidisciplinary entrepreneurship education through real-life practice in all faculties and all levels of study for local university students, Amsterdam Centre for Entrepreneurship, the Netherlands .... (More Information).
Improving the Business Environment
E-factory - Stimulating rural entrepreneurship through e-trade and innovative micro-investment system, The Uppsala Regional Council, Sweden ... (More Information).
Supporting the Internationalisation of Business
Rethinking the Product - Internationalising local businesses by stimulating product experimentation to create prototypes which are presented at international events and fairs, Chamber of Commerce of Prato, Italy ...(More Information).
Responsible and Inclusive Entrepreneurship
The Hotel Panda - in Budapest uses a unique training and employment model to integrate disabled people into the business world, Hungary ... (More Information).
The Jury's special mention has been awarded to:
"Mentoring for Migrants", an initiative which supports qualified workers of ethnic background with their integration into the Austrian labour market... (More Information)».