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  • Danish startup wins AmCham EU Youth Entrepreneurship Award

    12 November 2015

    AmCham EU and JA Europe are pleased to announce that COOL4SEA, a Danish start-up, is the winner of the 2015 AmCham EU Youth Entrepreneurship Award. COOL4SEA, founded by JA alumni, has developed innovative technology to harness energy from heat on-board ships so it can be used for cooling, resulting in impressive environmental and economic benefits for the shipping industry. The jury was impressed not only with the innovative concept, but with the significant technical and engineering skills required to develop such technology. Organized in collaboration with JA Europe, the award aims to showcase young people with entrepreneurial talent. 

  • ManpowerGroup Partners with JA Europe to Endorse Entrepreneurial Skills Pass (ESP)

    04 November 2015

    ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world’s workforce expert, became a partner of JA Europe’s Entrepreneurial Skills Pass (ESP), a certification of young people’s entrepreneurial competences and work-readiness. By endorsing the ESP, ManpowerGroup is committed to offering opportunities to the program’s students, offering real-life business experience and engaging ManpowerGroup employees to provide mentorship, advice and counselling to those enrolled in the program.

  • Mind the skills gap and empower disadvantaged young people

    22 October 2015

    Building on last year’s success, JA Europe and Barclays are partnering for a second year to guide the next generation on the path to success, entrepreneurship, employability and financial skills. By joining forces in 6 European countries, Barclays and JA Europe are creating unique opportunities for 15,000 disadvantaged students to gain skills, competences and experiences that will make them more competitive on the labour market or prepare them to start a business.

  • The (first ever!) Entrepreneurial School Awards hosted at European Parliament

    15 October 2015

    Eleven schools from eleven countries across Europe won The Entrepreneurial School Awards 2015, a national and European recognition of the best schools championing entrepreneurship education. 

  • 36 young people become leaders for one day

    15 October 2015

    36 young leaders from 14 European countries, recipients of the Entrepreneurial Skills Pass got the chance to step in the shoes of business and policy leaders for one day. Leaders-for-a-Day provides young Europeans, who have completed entrepreneurship education programmes and obtained the Entrepreneurial Skills Pass certification, with the opportunity to learn from a top leader by shadowing him/her during an entire working day.

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