Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices.

The overall objective of the project is to expand best practices of transdisciplinary entrepreneurial skill development of students and educators by identifying current demand of emerging skill-sets in the European Union labor market and improving long-term strategic collaboration among project core partners – higher education institutions and their associated partners – business incubators, student and alumni associations, business partners, public institutions, by creating interrelated processes linked to entrepreneurship training in order to create a responsive Transdisciplinary Entrepreneurship Training Methodology for students of the Consortium, thus leading to attraction of private capital for development of start-ups and new business units in the EU market.

The project sets forth such specific objectives:
Specific objective 1: Establishment of an international entrepreneurial university network with the aim to enhance project activity dissemination, recognition and expansion in EU during the project and beyond.
Specific objective 2: Research on current TETMs in EU.
Specific objective 3: Development, implementation, approbation and improvement of responsive and augmented TETM that is applicable in EU, especially in STEM.
Specific objective 4: Development of a sustainable and scalable international student entrepreneurship society deriving from project TETM graduates and existing Consortium student organisations.
Specific objective 5: Development of a network and e-platform (based on existing commercial platforms) dedicated to merging all stakeholders and creating various opportunities for sharing experiences, joint collaborative efforts and added value to all interested parties during project activities and beyond.

Results of the of the project:
-Increased and strengthened network of stakeholders and enhanced communication among the partnering institutions and stakeholders
-Development of responsive TETM
-Simultaneous implementation of TETM in 4 different European countries of the Consortium members and significant increase in STEM student entrepreneurial activities
-Created and maintained a fully operational network and E-platform to increase collaboration and communication opportunities for all stakeholders to share experience
-Network establishment and long-term development in the form of an international entrepreneurial university network that develops and implements long-term cooperation strategies and guidelines to foster activities proposed in this project after the project is concluded.
-Identified Consortium student entrepreneurship organisations, their activities.


European Entrepreneurship Training Community (ID No. 2018-1-LV01-KA203-046974)

1 August 2017 – 31 August 2020

Project partners

Lead partner: Riga Technical University

Partners: South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences

Focus areas: Digital economy
Xamk Research Units: Creative Industries


Total budget: € 249503

XAMK part of the total budget: € 77213

Financiers and main source of funding: Erasmus