Activities

Project Kick Off Meeting: The kick-off and planning meeting of the project was held in May 2019 with the participation of representatives of GEO, IMRO, Institute and AKEP Greece, hosted by Büyükçekmece Municipality in Istanbul.

Green Enterpreneurship Stakeholder Needs and Perception Research: Studies for the Green Entrepreneurship Needs Analysis and Stakeholder Perception Research Report, which are one of the intellectual outputs of the project, was initiated and completed. Within the scope of the report, face-to-face and online interviews were conducted with individuals and institutions in 5 countries. You can reach the report by clicking here.

Establishment and Operation of the Green Entrepreneurship and Employment Center: After the needs analysis and feasibility study of the center, which will serve individuals and institutions within the scope of green enterprise ecosystem within Büyükçekmece Municipality, its installation was completed. The Center continues its activities.

Study Visit to Hungary: A study visit to Hungary was held in July 2017, hosted by IMRO, one of the project partners, to improve the quality of the project outputs and to review the best practices in place.

Study Visit to Greece: A study visit to Greece was held in September 2017 hosted by AKEP Greece, one of the project partners, in order to improve the quality of the project outputs and to review the best practices in place.

Study Visit to Lithuania: A study visit to Lithuania was held in November 2017, hosted by the project partner Institute, to improve the quality of the project outputs and to review the best practices in place.

Project Evaluation Meeting: The evaluation and planning of the project was carried out in Lithuania with the participation of representatives from the project partners, hosted by the Institute.

Developing Applied Innovative Green Entrepreneurship Training Box (O3): A training kit for end users and trainers/facilitators was prepared and made ready for use. 5 partners from 4 different countries prepared the contents in the scope of their expertise.
Developing Greenovate Web Platform: The online platform, which includes the latest developments, intellectual outputs and other information about the project, was operationalized. Other content such as downloadable versions of the project’s outputs, self-assessment tests, visuals are also available on the platform.

Testing Applied Innovative Green Entrepreneurship Training Program in Turkey: In May 2018, pilot training was held in Büyükçekmece, Istanbul with 30 participants, with the participation of experts and trainers to test the produced training set.

Project Evaluation Meeting: With the participation of representatives from the project partners, the evaluation and planning of the project was realized in Hungary, hosted by IMRO.

Revisation of the Training Contents: After the training, the deficiencies of the training contents were identified and necessary improvements were made.

Implementation of Pilot Training: The revised content was finalized and implemented, hosted by AKEP, in Athens in November 2018 with the participation of the final beneficiary entrepreneur/entrepreneur candidate youth.

Local Applied Innovative Green Entrepreneurship Trainings: The training contents produced in the countries of the project partners were implemented together with the target audience.

International Green Entrepreneurship Ideas Challenge: With the participation of the initiatives that participated in the training and other initiative from the outside, an idea challenge with the theme of international green initiatives was held. As a part of the event, 13 finalists presented their ideas and received their awards in March 2019.

Raising Green Enterpreneurs Dissemination Summit: Simultaneously with the idea contest, with the purpose of disseminating and publicizing the project results to a wider audience, the project’s dissemination summit was held with participants from different cities of Turkey and abroad.

Project Final Evaluation Meeting: The final evaluation meeting of the project was held in Istanbul in March 2019 and the process left behind was evaluated.

Local Dissemination Events and Workshops in Turkey, Greece, Lithuania: Dissemination and various activities were carried out in order to spread the project outputs in the countries of the project partners. In this direction, online activities, participation in events and meetings, panel and information-day activities were carried out. In addition, media activities were conducted on TV, radio and online channels.