Silesian University of Technology


The green, sustainable economy idea, which provides advantages in competition and creates added value and is considered to shape the future, is an indispensable term for the young people who are employed or prepared to be employed.

With reference to these needs and reasons, this project covered the need of “eco-innovation and sustainable development”. The students of faculty of engineering that are or will be employed in the production processes of the most polluted industries (construction, energy, manufacture, petrochemical, agriculture etc) and have the most immediate needs and young engineers that are working in these sectors was selected as target audience.

The basic objective of our project was to form and implement “Eco-Innovation for Youth” training program that supports developing of competences for contributing to these targets by providing improvement of the production processes for the target audience.

2 – Social Innovation For Social Change / KA2 / YOUTH

With the project an “SOFSOC” which is being suitable for 18-30 aged youth, completely based on non-formal education form, applicable and innovative, with the help of academics, professional youth researchers and specialists. The program will use to help youth for entrepreneurship, combining ICT skills with soft skills such as:  effective communication, preparation for interviews, self-confidence, qualified work ethics, marketing and financial planning, developing solution focused perspective, time management, teamwork, crisis management, innovative thinking, abilities such as flexibility and adaptation, learning to learn, basic and digital capabilities, communication in native and foreign languages, cultural manner, key abilities such as active citizenship and entrepreneurship, international and national career guidance.  The project enable to create strong strategic partnership between 5 European university, sivil society and company.