RENEW2020 – Youth training course for creative waste recycling is an european project funded under the Erasmus+ programme (KA2 strategic partnership for Youth).
The project promotes and supports the development of specific and professional skills of Youth in the Green Economy and Up-cycling sector, creating a strategic partnership between European organizations with specific expertise in the field of youth training, auto-entrepreneurship, design creativity and waste management.
The partners organisations are from Italy, The Netherlands, Spain, Croatia and Belgium. They will aim to share their skills and experiences in order to develop training courses aimed at young people (aged 18-29 years), new graduates, unemployed, precarious employers, youth with social difficulties or from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Innovative ICT tools, non-formal educational activities and cooperative learning techniques will encourage participants to acquire knowledge and auto-entrepreneurial skills, such as: basics of the marketing, implementation of commerce planning, web marketing, business model and business plan, leadership and team management, design management, software and product design.
The educational path intend to train the youth participants to compete in an increasingly competitive international market, improving the Re-use product value by generating aesthetic and practical innovations, adopting the possibilities offered by the latest technology and acquiring professional competences linked to the production technologies and design techniques applied in the Up-cycling sector. The course achieves to train professionals who combine creative skills with solid technical expertise, providing participants with the ability to face a product development process from concept to production.