“Self-employment for social inclusion of vulnerable people”

“Ctrl+Alt+Enterprise. Self-employment for social inclusion of vulnerable people” is the Erasmus + project co-funded by the European Union dedicated to social integration and employment of disadvantaged people in vulnerable conditions.
The lead partner is the Italian Azienda Socio Sanitaria No. 5 (AAS5) in partnership with:
Municipality of Pordenone – Ambito Urbano 6.5 (social services provider) – Italy
Soform Scarl – Italy
Social Cooperative Itaca – Italy
Mag Verona – Italy
Epralima – Escola Profissional do Alto Lima – Portugal
Skup – Skupnost privatnih zavodov – Slovenia
Anatoliki S.A. – Organization for Local Development – Greece.

The project has the overall objective of contributing to the improvement of policies, strategies and measures on training and social-labor inclusion of disadvantaged people through the strengthening of the entrepreneurial training and self-employment development.

Participants and targets
The direct and indirect beneficiaries of the project are:

  • the disadvantaged, in accordance with European and national legislation, taken in charge by different social and labor services.
  • Managers and directors of the territorial social services, politicians and decision makers of local authorities and Public Administration
  • Representatives and workers of trade unions and organizations linked to the development of industry, trade and cooperation
  • The Operators of local services (vocational training, social cooperation, social, health and employment services)


  • Analysis of existing practices and provision of methodologies for the analysis and evaluation of motives, attitudes and skills necessary to starting a business
  • Analysis of existing practices and provision of methodologies for the evaluation and improvement of the quality of the business idea and business plan
  • Definition of the technical and professional skills needed, elaboration of a program of training and teaching materials for workers intended to plan and tutor the self-entrepreneurial activity
  • Preparation of a shared model of support and assistance to the business start up for disadvantaged people
  • Elaboration of the evaluation plan and evaluation of the outputs (models and experimentation)

Expected impact and long-term benefits
Enhancement of entrepreneurship as an opportunity for socio-labor inclusion of disadvantaged people and, at the same time, improvement of the quality and effectiveness of training and support programs designed for self-employment of disadvantaged people.
Besides, it is foreseen a medium to long term impact, in terms of effectiveness and efficiency of networking between departments for training, inclusion and employment.

Project Budget: 442.050,00 €

ANATOLIKI’S Budget: 41.813,00 €

1/9/2015, End: 1/9/2018. Project Total Duration: 36 months