The sharing economy covers several sectors - from sharing houses and car journeys, to domestic services - and it is rapidly growing across Europe. According to data collected through the Eurobarometer Survey "The use of Collaborative Econom", many people in the EU have already used, or are aware of collaborative economy services. In particular nearly a quarter of Europeans have used services offered via collaborative platforms, mostly in the accomodation and trasport sector (23% compared to 17% in 2016).
The sharing economy offers greater choice to consumers and new opportunities to entrepreneurs, even though some costraints persist. The Eurobarometer refers that the most frequently mentioned advantage of collaborative platforms is a convenient access to services, while the main disadvantage is the lack of clarity about who is responsible in case of problems.
The event aims to promote a debate about the development of the Sharing Economy phenomenon and the exchange of practices and knowledges by fostering connections between companies, communities, platforms, academic stakeholders and public authorities.
The event is organized in two sessions:
- Conference and pitch session
- Cross-border and cross-sectorial B2B
Topic of the event:
- Sharing Economy and collaborative platforms
SHAREway2event is targeted to:
- Collaborative Platforms;
- Organizations starting new sharing initiative;
- Social enterprises;
- Business with a potential for participation in the shared economy;
- Venture Capitalists;
- Business Angels;
- Academic & Research Stakeholders;
- Public Authorities.
To register your interest in attending this event, please click the registration button and complete the requested information. The participation is free of charge
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- From 2019-11-07 09:00 to 2019-11-08 13:00
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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.