Entrepreneurship is developing Transylvania (ADA)

Increasing employment by supporting non-agricultural businesses in the urban area by promoting entrepreneurial culture and developing entrepreneurial and managerial skills and knowledge in central region Alba, Brașov, Covasna, Harghita, Mureș, Sibiu counties

Funded by: Project co-financed by the European Social Fund under the Human Capital Operational Program 2014-2020 POCU/82/3/7/105904

Duration: 2017 - 2020 (3 years)

Budget: 11.552.038,78 lei

Project Objectives

The Overall Objective: Increasing employment by supporting non-agricultural businesses in the urban area by promoting entrepreneurial culture and developing entrepreneurial and managerial knowledge and skills among 300 individuals (unemployed, inactive, job-seekers and start-ups) in order to create new jobs in the Center region (Alba, Braşov, Covasna, Harghita, Mureş, Sibiu counties), facilitating the start of new business, thus encouraging entrepreneurship and self-employment.

Specific Objective 1: Encouraging entrepreneurship through the development of entrepreneurial skills. The achievement of this objective is to provide a training program for the development of entrepreneurial skills for 300 people (unemployed, inactive people, people who have a job and wish to set up a business to create new jobs) that meet cumulatively the following conditions: they intend to set up a non-agricultural business in the urban area, have their residence or domicile in the rural or urban area of ​​the Center region. Out of targeted 300 people, 70 people will be unemployed, 160 inactive and 70 people who want to start a job in order to create new jobs.

Specific Objective 2: Stimulate self-employment by developing and funding 40 business plans and by providing support and expert advice for startup business. The direct benefit resulting from this objective is the establishment of at least 40 enterprises (based on a business ideas contest), which will receive technical, financial support, support for implementing business plans. Also, another direct benefit is that at least 80 jobs will be created within the 40 start-ups.

Target Group

300 individuals who fall into one of the following categories:

- unemployed

- inactive people aged 18-64 who fall neither in the employed or unemployed (students, householders, retirees to the extent that they can be eligible for one of the target group categories of the call

- people who have a job and set up a business to create new jobs, including self-employed persons (authorized individuals, owners of individual businesses and members of family businesses).

In order to be eligible, individuals must cumulatively fulfill the following conditions:

- intends to set up a non-agricultural business in the urban area

- have their residence or domicile in rural or urban areas in the Center region.

Out of targeted 300 people, 70 people will be unemployed, 160 inactive and 70 people who want to start a job in order to create new jobs. At the same time, at least 150 persons (50% of the target group) will be women.

Activities

1st Stage – Entrepreneurial training 

Through these sub-activities, the target groups will be informed, selected and trained in setting up and running a company's business, efficient planning & management of the businesses to be set up. This first stage of the project will run for 12 months, between January 2018 and December 2018

A1. Project management

A2.1. Information campaign

A2.2. Target group selection

A2.3. Running the Entrepreneurship Training Program

A2.4. Business plans selection

A2.5. Internships

2nd Stage Business Plans Implementation 

This stage has the role to support the beneficiaries of the selected business plans in order to start their activity by providing consultancy services in different areas of interest for the beneficiaries. Individuals whose business plans will be selected under the first stage will receive financial support in the form of de minimis aid of € 40,000 for the purpose of implementing their business plan. This stage will take place over a period of 18 months, between January 2019  and June 2020.

A3.1. Provision of personalized counseling, & mentoring services

A3.2. Ensuring the start-up of businesses

A3.3. Monitoring business operation set up

3rd  Set up businesses monitoring during the sustainability period

This stage will take place over a period of 18 months, between July 2020 and December 2020.

A4.1 Monitoring the functioning and development of the funded businesses during the sustainability period

Outcomes

300 people identified and recruited - at least 20 people identified and recruited from each county of the Implementation Region

300 people in the target group participating in the entrepreneurial training course

40 participants in internships

30 information and promotion events (conferences, workshops, webinars, videoconferences etc.)

40 selected business plans (at least 2 selected business plans from each county of the implementing region)

40 companies funded with approximate 40,000 euros each

Project Updates

A1. Project management

A2.1. Information campaign

  • information regarding the objectives of the project
  • information regarding the criteria for choosing the target groups
  • launching the online application form

News

Read more +19 October 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA News & Events, Highlights

Methodology for Submitting, Selection and Assessment of Business Plans for “Entrepreneurship is developing Transylvania (ADA)” Project

Read more +15 October 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Events, Highlights

The training course on entrepreneurial skills, Brețcu,
13-14 and 19-21 October 2018

Read more +15 October 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Events, Highlights

Training course on entrepreneurial skills, Ocna Mureș,
15-19 October 2018.

Read more +12 October 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Events, Highlights

Entrepreneurial skills training, Odorheiu Secuiesc,
10-14 October 2018

Read more +10 October 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Events, Highlights

The training course on entrepreneurial skills, Sfântu Gheorghe,
10-12 October 2018

Read more +05 October 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Events, Highlights

The training course on entrepreneurial skills, Întorsura Buzăului,
1-5 October 2018.

Read more +24 September 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Events, Highlights

The training course on entrepreneurial skills in Făgăraș County
19-23 September 201

Read more +29 August 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Events, Highlights

The second training course on entrepreneurial skills in Sibiu County,
29 August – 2 September 2018

Read more +29 August 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Events, Highlights

Entrepreneurship training course, Sibiu, 29 August – 2 September 2018

Read more +16 August 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Events, Highlights

Certification on Entrepreneurial skills, Sighisoara, 16 August 2018

Read more +01 August 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA News & Events, Highlights

The training held in Sibiu ended well

Read more +20 July 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Highlights

The entrepreneurship training, Sibiu, 25 – 29 July 2018

Read more +12 July 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA News & Events, Highlights

Several selection criteria for the ADA target group

Read more +12 July 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Highlights

Entrepreneurial Skills Training, Sighisoara, 18-22 July 2018

Read more +28 June 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Highlights

Selection and Recruitment Event, Odorheiu Secuiesc, July 6, 2018

Events

Read more +15 October 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Events, Highlights

The training course on entrepreneurial skills, Brețcu,
13-14 and 19-21 October 2018

Read more +15 October 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Events, Highlights

Training course on entrepreneurial skills, Ocna Mureș,
15-19 October 2018.

Read more +12 October 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Events, Highlights

Entrepreneurial skills training, Odorheiu Secuiesc,
10-14 October 2018

Read more +10 October 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Events, Highlights

The training course on entrepreneurial skills, Sfântu Gheorghe,
10-12 October 2018

Read more +05 October 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Events, Highlights

The training course on entrepreneurial skills, Întorsura Buzăului,
1-5 October 2018.

Read more +24 September 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Events, Highlights

The training course on entrepreneurial skills in Făgăraș County
19-23 September 201

Read more +29 August 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Events, Highlights

The second training course on entrepreneurial skills in Sibiu County,
29 August – 2 September 2018

Read more +29 August 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Events, Highlights

Entrepreneurship training course, Sibiu, 29 August – 2 September 2018

Read more +16 August 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Events, Highlights

Certification on Entrepreneurial skills, Sighisoara, 16 August 2018

Read more +20 July 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Highlights

The entrepreneurship training, Sibiu, 25 – 29 July 2018

Read more +12 July 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Highlights

Entrepreneurial Skills Training, Sighisoara, 18-22 July 2018

Read more +28 June 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Highlights

Selection and Recruitment Event, Odorheiu Secuiesc, July 6, 2018

Read more +10 June 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Highlights

Fagaras Event, 15 June 2018

Read more +10 June 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Highlights

Target group recruitment event, Blaj, 19 June 2018

Read more +04 June 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Highlights

Medias Event, June 12, 2018

Read more +20 May 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Highlights

Recruitment Event, Sfântu Gheorghe, 31 May 2018

Read more +15 May 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Highlights

Event Miercurea Ciuc, 23 May 2018

Read more +05 May 2018 By Fundatia ADEPT in ADA Events, ADA News & Events, Highlights

Alba Iulia event, 16 May 2018

Documents for Target Group

ADA Pre-Registration Form
ADA Target Group Registration Form
ADA Registration Form
ADA Declaration Personal Data Usage
ADA Target Group Eligibility
ADA Double Financing Avoidance
ADA Engagement
ADA Unemployed Persons

Methodology for Submitting, Selection and Assessment of Business Plans

We have published for consultation the Methodology for Submitting, Selection and Assessment of Business Plans in the Business Plan Contest “Entrepreneurship is developing Transylvania (ADA)“.

To sign up for the contest, see the METHODOLOGY and ANNEXES.

Between 26.10.2018 – 02.11.2018 you can request clarifications regarding the methodology.
We would like to remind you that both the graduates of our entrepreneurial courses and those who have not yet participated in the project, but who have a certificate of graduation from an entrepreneurial course, and who has at the same time their domicile / residence in Central Region. Also, the submitted projects must target a non-agricultural activity and be carried out in the urban area of ​​the Central Region.

The competition will fund 40 business plans. The winners of the contest will benefit from internships, personalized consulting services, mentoring and monitoring the implementation of the new business for a period of 18 months from the start.

For more information on project activities:proiect.ada.centru@asociatia-asura.ro.

Managing Body & Contact

Cristi Gherghiceanu

Executive President - Fundatia ADEPT Transilvania

Ciprian Manea

President and Founder Asociația ASURA

Tel: 004 (0) 749 310 735
ciprian.manea@asociatia-asura.ro

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Our Partners

Biodiversity conservation and community development in Transylvania
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