Youth & Entrepreneurship
Working group 7 Youth & Entrepreneurship will attract more youth and entrepreneurs into the algae industry, by creating and sharing an overview of events, support tools, platforms and communities to provide a clear pathway to a career in algae-related industries.
The following activities and outcomes are foreseen:
- Map stakeholders and establish contact with relevant youth & entrepreneurship organizations;
- Develop a social media campaign with business “success stories” and endorsement from target groups;
- Create and promote an online repository of information & resources;
- Meet with Business Support Organisations to co-develop algae-related activities and business models; co-design a framework for an algae apprenticeship scheme with relevant companies;
- Facilitate one workshop and organize a matchmaking event and/or Hackathon;
- Define follow-up actions to maintain momentum and monitor progress post-project.