Project partners

PAIZ Konsulting Sp. z o.o. - project coordinator

PAIZ Konsulting Sp. z Since 1997, PAIZ Konsulting has been a stalwart provider of training services, catering to adult learners and organizations of varied sizes. Having trained nearly 10,000 individuals across Poland and Europe, PAIZ specializes in enhancing knowledge and facilitating effective changes in skills, behaviors, and attitudes at both individual and organizational levels. As the Leader/Coordinator of the Erasmus+ Project „Extended Learning Support System (ELSS),” PAIZ developed an online system supporting skill implementation in the workplace. With a multidisciplinary team of 7 and an extensive network of external experts. PAIZ is currently a partner in 2 projects: „L2C: Linear Turns Circular -Fostering SMEs Circular Economy Transition” and „Packless -Supporting SME Sustainable Packaging Transformation” and a leader in 2 projects: „Shift2green – Promoting green work habits through gamification” and „Too Good To Go – Transforming the waste-free economy for SMEs.”

Fachhochschule des Mittelstandes (FHM) Gmbh - University of Applied Science

The Fachhochschule des Mittelstandes (FHM) is a private state-approved University of Applied Sciences. Founded in 2000 by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the FHM is nowadays one of the most successful private universities in Germany with a strong focus on the needs of German SMEs. We create and offer tailor-made educational services and research activities to boost SME’ innovation potentials and entrepreneurial spirit making them think outside the box!

The FHM’s goal is to provide students with necessary theoretical and hands-on skills for their later business career. The FHM’ concept focuses on practical career orientation, individual tutoring, and small group sizes. At present, there are approx. 5500 students in BA, MA and MBA programs, 100 in doctoral programs, and 630 in scientific further education. The programs on offer include 32 BA study programs, 9 MA programs, 1 doctoral programs in cooperation with the British universities of Gloucestershire and Worcester, and 9 programs in the field of scientific further education. Study programs cover 3 main areas: Economics; Media & Communication; HR, Health and Social Work. The FHM employs 95 professors and cooperates with about 240 experts from business sector as guest lecturers.

Fundacja Ekopotencjał -Przestrzeń możliwości

Fundacja Ekopotencjał – Przestrzeń Możliwości Founded in 2013, is dedicated to ecological education, environmental protection, and development. Established by graduates of the Faculty of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sciences at the University of Wroclaw, the foundation emphasizes an interdisciplinary and comprehensive approach to environmental challenges. With expertise in environmental protection, ecological education, tourism, and spatial management, the foundation aims to apply solutions through education. Their mission is to reveal the „eco-potential” of our surroundings, focusing on social activities and projects that harness the natural environment’s potential. The foundation also undertakes initiatives to enhance the quality of life in urban areas.

Klaipeda Chamber of Commerce, Industry, and Crafts (KCCIC)

Klaipeda Chamber of Commerce, Industry, and Crafts (KCCIC) are non-state, non-profit self-government entrepreneurial organization, which consolidates more than 260 members among which are the biggest companies of the region and representatives of small and medium-sized businesses. The Chamber represents the interests of entrepreneurs and business development objectives in the Klaipeda, Taurage and Telsiai counties. Chamber influences the development of SMEs, provides information about business offers, searches for foreign partners at the requests of the members, distributes information, plans business missions, visits to companies, and meetings with foreign representatives. KCCIC annually organizes over 60 seminars, conferences, meetings on different topics relevant to the business.

Re-use Austria

Re-use Austria organization was founded in 2004. – an Austrian re-use- and repair-network, advocates a consistent transition to a circular economy. RepaNet represents social enterprises active in reuse and repair, and provides an annual report on the reuse market with insights and figures showing the ecological efficiency and social impact of Austrian reuse companies.

Cleantech Bulgaria

Cleantech Bulgaria, a leading network in clean technologies and sustainable development, actively promotes innovative strategies in SMEs, collaborating with key stakeholders for a comprehensive innovation ecosystem. With a notable impact on the local landscape, they’ve executed 70+ international and national projects, initiated 15+ climate innovation pilots, and managed Regional Innovation HUBS. Educational campaigns by Cleantech Bulgaria have reached over 22,000 individuals, contributing to sustainable practices. Serving as a Horizon 2020 National Contact Point and founding member of various associations, including BESCO and the European Digital Innovation Hub, Cleantech Bulgaria plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of clean and sustainable business.