SharEEN partners meeting
SharEEN is coordinated by the Technological Institute of the Canary Islands (Tenerife, Spain) and the partners are AIN (Navarre, Spain), SPIN (Calabria, Italy), ASTER (Emilia Romagna, Italy), PCCII (Plovdiv, Bulgaria), ACIF (Madeira, Portugal), LDF (Lublin, Polonia) and SBA (Bratislava, Slovakia).
On the first part of the meeting ASTER director, Marina Silveri, welcomed all the partners.
Then the group started to talk about the results of the first phase of the project: the mapping done at the regional level, with the sharing economy entities that were identified during the research work.
The meeting continued with the analysis of the results of the work packages: the communication activities, the categorization methodologies of the entities, the financial analysis and the next steps to continue with the project, especially the upcoming public events.
After this highly productive phase, ASTER organized a visit to Kilowatt association (https://kilowatt.bo.it/), , they regenerated an abandoned public place – the former municipal greenhouses – in order to give it back to the local community. It has been enriched through projects and activities such as the , the , the , the that manages the vegetable garden, the , and a space for events inside the .
The opportunities generated by the Shareen project evidence the success of the EEN Network and the emerging opportunities connected to the collaborative economy to design a stronger action agenda for companies that generates real change. Partners have the experience, knowledge and tools to consolidate new collaborative opportunities and innovative resources to take advantage of the unique potential of the network and increase its vibrancy as an ongoing catalytic force.
SharEEN is an European pilot project on “Opportunities for European Entrepreneurs in the Sharing Economy”, co-funded by the European Commission under the Call: 251-G-GRO-PPA-16-9953. Grant agreement SI2.763745. The objective of SharEEN is to identify and link-up with collaborative economy platforms, exchange experience with all relevant stakeholders and help European SMEs, social enterprises and other relevant actors to exploit the opportunities offered by the sharing economy. In particular, the project aims at building knowledge and capacity among Enterprise Europe Network partners’ staff and other stakeholders on sharing economy, and help them define and deploy supporting services for their SMEs.
SharEEN map of regional sharing economy initiatives
The map is based on the results of the surveying activity carried out by the SharEEN project in 2018. It includes a brief geo-referenced description of a set of sharing economy initiatives, platforms and companies, operating in the eight European regions covered by the project.