“I AM NOT A JOB SEEKER,I AM A JOB-CREATOR” Newsletter from the Social Seed Project

The Social SEED partnership is glad to announce the conclusion of the first phase of the project, during which a methodological guide to design a social
incubator for people at risk of exclusion has been produced as first output. With the support of private companies, the project proposes an innovative
approach to social incubators, creating a bond of interconnection between the world of business and socially disadvantaged groups.

Entrepreneurship is thus the key, the opportunity to transform radically one’s own path. As expressed by economist Muhammad Yunus and cited in our title People should wake up and say “I am not a job seeker, I am a job-creator”. In order to achieve this intellectual output, specific activities of theorical and empirical research has been carried out, in order to detect and analyse the current situations with a specific focus on the needs
and limitations of these groups. 
In this regard, the Project coordinator Álvaro Gil Vilacoba said: “The strategic partnership has analysed existing incubators in Europe to determine the main characteristics that a project of this type should have. Factors such as the optimal incubation period, the number of projects incubated per call or the offer of training content has been determined
and will be considered in future actions. The type of relationship that should exist between the different members of the incubator and the main tools that will be used in the training process has also been determined. At the same time, the current offer of public incubators has been analysed and the difficulties that our target group must face in direct competition with other people”.

You can download it here: Social_seed_PR2_EN