2019-2020: Toward a Circular Economy

With mentorship from industry leaders, more than 1000 students across the EU take on the challenge to build a more sustainable European society.

Entrepreneurship Programme

December 2019 - August 2020

Over the course of the school year, student teams work with industry mentors to launch mini-companies and develop their innovative products or services.

Student companies present their innovations at country and European-wide competitions where winners can earn investments to bring their products to market.

2019-2020: Toward a Circular Economy

Skills for the Future empowers students to develop their entrepreneurial skills and innovate solutions to challenges related to climate change, the food system, and a sustainable supply of minerals and metals.

Learning by doing:

With the support of industry leaders, students experience what it takes to make an idea a reality. Industry mentors share their real-life experiences to build students’ financial literacy, communications and business development skills.


Team VAV (WOW!) from Ljubljana presents their %100 #recyclable aluminum bag prototype at the #EITSkills4Future summit https://t.co/gcCBWpU9RR Skills4FutureEU photo

#Teambuilding in action! Students learning their core qualities as team members. https://t.co/YxBZ9CkbHP Skills4FutureEU photo

Slovenia Idea Camp

On September 23-24, 2019, 100 students from across Slovenia gathered for a two day Idea Camp in Zreče. Maja Krušič Šega, the Head of Entrepreneurship in Education at the Ministry of Education of Slovenia delivered opening remarks. Rok Brajkovič, a Continue Reading

Sicily Idea Camp

An intelligent refrigerator and organic ink extracted from food waste. And again: a biodegradable packaging that blooms and food waste reused in an Eco-Bar. These and many other ideas were the basis of the ideas launched by the Sicilian students Continue Reading