COSME

THE EU PROGRAM FOR THE COMPETITIVENESS OF ENTERPRISES AND SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES

Members of Myeuronet Network participate, as leader or partner, in several international projects financed by the European Union, the Italian Ministry for Economic Development or other international organisations. By participating in these initiatives, we ensure our customers a variety of high added value services related to vocational training, internationalisation of enterprises and entrepreneurship of young people.

Our most important mission is to monitor and analyse EU policies and funding programmes, to draft EU project and tenders, to define international partnerships, to implement and report projects to the EU. Currently, we are managing projects in the field of entrepreneurship, education, tourism, cooperation, development, food.


Open Eye
MyEuronet Partner involved: Brussels
Partners: Germany, France, Slovenia, Italy, Austria
Funding Program: COSME
E-mail Contact: iacuitto@ccitabel.com (Marco Iacuitto)

Open EYE, funded under the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs program, is a project of cross-border exchange that offers new entrepreneurs – or aspiring – the opportunity to learn the ropes from successful professionals who manage small or medium-sized enterprises in a another participating country. The exchange of experience takes place within a period of work at the expert entrepreneur’s headquarters, which helps the new entrepreneur acquire the skills needed to manage a small host impresa. L’imprenditore has the opportunity to consider their own activities under new points of view, work with foreign partners and inquire about new markets. The Open EYE consortium implements the program since 2009 and is one of the top performing partnerships and program experience.


Routes of the Olive Tree
MyEuronet Partner Involved: Lyon
Partners: Italy, France, Bulgaria, Greece, Spain, Croatia, Finland
Funding Program: COSME
E-mail Contact: t.carlino@ccielyon.com (Tiziana Carlino)

Tourism is undergoing large changes, motivated by the need to adapt to increasingly skilled consumption by tourists, as they expect thematic tourism offer and higher customization of experiences. In this context, rural destinations are a fertile ground for emerging behavioral patterns of tourists, demanding for a large variety of personalized experiences and conveying a growing interest and concern about heritage, authenticity, health and contact with nature and local community’s traditions and habits. Well-O-live project designs a thematic tourism product focused on wellness and wellbeing activities across the Routes of Olive Tree (accredited by Council of Europe Cultural Routes), making rural destinations more attractive to discover, live, work and invest in. Well-O-live mixes together education with entertainment, providing an opportunity to create synergies between different kinds of tourism, such as: rural tourism, wine and food, wellness and wellbeing, cultural and eco-friendly.


Accesibility for Leisure in Life NOW
MyEuronet Partner Involved: Frankfurt
Partners: Italy, Germany, Bulgaria
Funding Program: Cosme
E-mail Contact: adesantis@itkam.org (Alessandra De Santis)

ALLNOW promotes a tourism Accessible European Itinerary, involving professional, operators and community on the opportunity of accessibility in tourism offer  and improving their approaching paths to overall accessibility and to the universal design.Furthermore  is in the aim of the project to contribute in creating critical mass of accessible destinations, attractions, sites, and tourism related services in order to raise satisfaction level from travellers. Therefore a high quality tourism product is the fil-rouge of the accessible project approach.The idea at the base of the itinerary is the common cultural heritage,  that enhance the attractivity  of the ALLNOW itinerary, based on the possibility to experience local traditional immaterial cultural festivals and folkloristic events in a real high quality accessible way.


Erasmus for young Entrepreneurs – Join Us with a Market Proposal in an International Network
MyEuronet Partner Involved: Frankfurt
Partners: Germany, Macedonia, Portugal, Ireland, Lithuania, Estonia
Funding Program: COSME – Erasmus for young Entrepreneurs
E-mail Contact: adesantis@itkam.org (Alessandra De Santis)

To promote mobility opportunities for on-the-job training of start-up entrepreneurs to be hosted by experienced companies in a different European country. To recruit and match 84 nascent or new entrepreneurs with 84 small and medium-sized experienced enterprises from one of the EYE participating country in order to assess high quality applications and further set successful business relationships, based on sharing of knowledge, experience, competences and new skills. To support mobility actions in the most broad sense providing step-by-step assistance linked to travel and housing facilities, help-desk availability, financial advice and also supervision for reporting and results assessment. To inform the largest number of proactive Host and New Entrepreneurs (NEs and HEs) on EYE programme and on the opportunity it provides, through JUMP-IN consortium’s existing networks and databases (approx. 12000 entrepreneurs will be directly informed about the exchange scheme and its benefits).


Taste of Abbeys
MyEuronet Partner Involved: Belgium
Partners: Italy, Holland, Germany, Belgium
Funding Program: COSME
E-mail Contact: lucia@ccitabel.com (Lucia Sinigaglia)

The web platform, “Tastes of Abbeys”, is the main achievement of the EU-funded project “TATRA – Tastes of Trappists: a slow tourism experience”, realised by a consortium of seven partners in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and Italy. This project encourages visitors to undertake a transnational, “slow-tourism” experience in the regions around the Trappist abbeys. The aim of the newly created web platform is to promote the hiking and cycling routes available, providing interactive maps of the routes, highlighting the points of interest for individual travellers and suggesting different types of holiday packages.


European Sweets Itineraries
MyEuronet Partner Involved: Lisbon
Partners: Portugal, Italy, Spain, Latvia
Funding Program: Cosme
E-mail Contact: marcello.menichetti@ccitalia.pt (Marcello Menichetti)

The aim of ESI- European sweets itineraries is to develop 3 educational school tours (in Italy, Spain and Portugal), where the focus is on sweets production and everything related to it, such as festivals, museums, and workshops. During the lifetime of the project the 3 itineraries will be dedicated to european culinary and hospitality school students. The school trips will be tested, in this phase, by 36 students from Latvia. The main long term goal is to make the itineraries become real tourism products, accessible to everyone, thus fostering a better economic environment for sme’s of tourism and sweets production sectors, promoting low season tourism and, possibly, involving also areas/cities out of the main tourist routes.


European Sweets Itineraries
MyEuronet Partner Involved: Madrid
Partners: Italy, Spain, Portugal, Latvia
Funding Program: Cosme
E-mail Contact: eudesk@italcamara-es.com (Fadia Khraisat)

School trips are one of the things students look forward to during their school life and the experiences and memories from them are extremely durable. A school trip with its natural dynamic environment provides a learning venue that matches their natural inclination to know more about things engages even those with short attention spans and puts the learning subject in context. The project ESI aims to have students travel smart and become smarter travellers, thanks to educational tours on sweets production that will prepare them as responsible tourists and also give them the opportunity to have a learning experience while traveling.


Mobilitas 7
MyEuronet Partner Involved: Lyon
Partners: Italy, Netherlands, Romania, Spain, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Ireland
Funding Program: Cosme
E-mail Contact: t.carlino@ccielyon.com (Tiziana Carlino)

The EYE initiative wants to create a European environment for entrepreneurship and free initiative, through the networking of young entrepreneurs, with fresh business ideas and innovative tools, with experienced entrepreneurs, owning knowledge and managerial capacities. Supporting the development of an SMEs friendly environment with the contribution of public and private institutions working in the field, developing a knowledge based community that will provide effective means to overcome global crisis and promote entrepreneurship.
The project MOBILITAS 7 consists in building a number of successful business relationships, involving New Entrepreneurs (80) and Experienced Entrepreneurs (80). It will allow the firsts to have a period of training-on-the-job in the country and the company of the hosts, while the seconds will benefit by meeting fresh and new ideas and approaches to their business sector together with potential channels for new European markets.
To involve the highest number of participants the consortium will activate promotional actions (involving all actors of the national entrepreneurship community), will be responsible with informing interested entrepreneurs, selecting candidatures, “help-desk” for applicants and evaluation of the quality of candidatures, matching and support during and after the exchange.
The partnership will be also responsible for the communication with the Support Office and EASME on managerial task and reporting.
MOBILITAS 7 is the follow-up of previous EYE initiatives (cycle 2 to 7). The action wants to build on these projects by adding a new IO from a new country (France) to the already existing consortium, to increase the number of entrepreneurs involved and relationship created, expanding the geographical area covered by the project. The project alredy counts on the community of entrepreneurs activated during previous cycles of the program, actually numbered in 836 entrepreneurs.


Mobilitas 21
MyEuronet Partner Involved: Lyon
Partners: Italy, Netherlands, Romania, Spain, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Denmark, Poland
Funding Program: Cosme
E-mail Contact: t.carlino@ccielyon.com (Tiziana Carlino)

MOBILITAS 2021 is the follow-up of previous EYE initiatives (cycle 2 to 8). The action wants to build on these projects a strategy for the management of the EYE program from 2017 to 2023 adding new IOs from Belgium, Poland and Denmark to the already existing consortium, increase the number of entrepreneurs involved and relationship created, expanding the geographical area covered by the project.
The project counts on the community of entrepreneurs activated during previous cycles of the program, actually numbered in 1100 entrepreneurs.
The initiative wants to create a European environment for entrepreneurship and free initiative, through the networking of young entrepreneurs, with fresh business ideas and innovative tools, with experienced entrepreneurs, owning knowledge and managerial capacities. Supporting the development of an SMEs friendly environment with the contribution of public and private institutions working in the field, developing a knowledge based community that will provide effective means to overcome global crisis and promote entrepreneurship.

The project consists in building a number of successful business relationships, involving New Entrepreneurs (370) and Experienced Entrepreneurs. It will allow the firsts to have a period of training-on-the-job in the country and the company of the hosts, while the seconds will benefit by meeting fresh and new ideas and approaches to their business sector together with potential channels for new European markets.
To involve the highest number of participants the consortium will activate promotional actions (involving all actors of the national entrepreneurship community), will be responsible with informing interested entrepreneurs, selecting candidatures, “help-desk” for applicants and evaluation of the quality of candidatures, matching and support during and after the exchange. The partnership will be also responsible for the communication with the Support Office and EASME on managerial task and reporting.