CB851 ChangeMakers – Start-ups for sustainable environment created by youngsters
1.3.2020 – 30.11.2022
Total budget: € 1.391.148,03
ERDF co-financing: € 1.080.723,05
Lead Partner budget: € 364.531,60
ERDF co-financing: € 273.398,70
Aims and results
The project aims to enhance sustainable development, cross-border collaboration and circular economy based entrepreneurship among students under the age of 18. Totally 250 students from Finland (inc. Åland), Sweden, Estonia and Latvia will participate in solving real-life environmental challenges provided by business sector. As a response to these challenges, participating students create 50 mini company start-ups based on sustainable innovations and creativity. The project creates a study model for secondary schools, as well as an open access e-learning tool called the ePlatform.