ICAA participated in the CATALYST Project Kick-off
ICAA participated in the Kick-off of the European Erasmus+ Project CATALYST - European VET Excellence Center for Leading Sustainable Systems and Business Transformation.

The objective of CATALYST is “the establishment of united CATALYST Center of Vocational Excellence in 5 countries to give support, create an educational offer to tackle personal and organizational development, and to embrace transformation in SMEs, enabling and inspiring them to re-think and re -design their business models, co-creating and sharing between educational and business organizations. The project fosters innovation and applied knowledge in approaches of learning and tailor-made VET program via the “Enable component”, as well as support of SMEs to create sustainable businesses via the “Inspire component”.

ICAA’s main role in this project is “To implement VET trainings, pilot-project with SMEs and applied joint research projects in selected sectors according to the national S3”.

The partners are:

  • Institute for Research in Environment, Civil Engineering and Energy – North Macedonia
  • Civil Engineering Institute Macedonia – North Macedonia
  • Small Business Chamber – North Macedonia
  • Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production – Germany
  • Bells – Germany
  • Federal Association of Green Businesses – Germany
  • BEST Institute – Austria
  • FH JOANNEUM University of Applied Sciences – Austria
  • Apflbutzn – Austria
  • University Institute of Lisbon ISCTE – Portugal
  • Intellectual Capital Association ICAA – Portugal
  • CENTIMFE – Portugal
  • Athens University of Economics and Business – Greece
  • Creative Thinking Development – Greece
  • Sporos Platform – Greece
  • SDSN Network – Europe