Turin, the consortium leader, on Monday 9 January held the first meeting of SocialTech4EU, the project co-funded by the European Union, in the framework of the Joint Cluster Initiatives (EUROCLUSTERS) for Europe’s recovery, which aims to strengthen the resilience, innovation capacity, competitiveness and sustainability of social economy ecosystems, start-ups and SMEs, with a special focus on technology companies.

The meeting defined the modalities by which support will be provided in the coming months to social start-ups that will be selected through a special call for proposals. Grants, vouchers and professional services will be provided.

The consortium is formed by: Torino Social Impact represented by Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini (consortium leader, Italy), Alaturi de Voi Romania Foundation (ADV Romania), Coompanion Örebro (Sweden), Silicon Vilstal (Germany), Asociacion investigacion, desarollo e innovacion en Aragon IDIA (Spain), European network of social integration enterprises ENSIE (Belgium/EU).