PROMETEUS, Promoting social economy in Romania

Research Area: Local development
Scientific coordinator: Giulia Galera
Project Manager: Barbara Franchini

Project status: concluded


The project aimed to promote the social economy (cooperatives and social enterprises) as a tool for generating jobs, economic development and social inclusion in Romania.


The project’s main objectives were:

Main Results

The project’s main results are:

The activities carried out by Euricse included two training programmes focused on the spread, development and performance of social enterprises and cooperatives, followed by one week of study visits to innovative social enterprises operating in Northern Italy (Trentino, Veneto and Lombardy). Euricse provided technical support for the development of research activities in Romania. Two Euricse staff members participated in two events in Romania and four research interns were hosted in Trento.

European program: European Social Fund

Project duration: September 2010 – September 2013

Coordinator: Civil Society Development Foundation, Romania, FDSC

Partners: FDSC (Romania), Euricse (Italia), Institul de Cercetare a Calitatii Vietii – ICCV, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Sociology, National Centre of Training in Statistics (Romania).

EU projectsEuropeskills&trainingsocial economy

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