Third-country nationals, of any non EU- nationality, legally residents in the provinces of Milan, Reggio Emilia, and Bari (Italy), Hamburg (Germany), Thessaloniki (Greece), Navarra (Spain), and Stockholm (Sweden), and willing to start their own business.
Young and female candidates, as well as candidates willing to start a social enterprise are particularly encouraged to participate in the Project.
The definition of a business idea and a sufficient level of knowledge of the language spoken in the residence country are pre-requisites for enrolling in the Project.
A previous entrepreneurial or professional experience in the country of origin is considered an asset.

entry way project


The EntryWay – Entrepreneurship Without Borders  Project is co-financed by the European Union and is implemented by a Consortium of 6 qualified partner organisations from 5 European countries, who are committed to share and upgrade their approaches, tools and services, in support to migrants’ economic inclusion, through self-employment and entrepreneurship.
Under the Project, the target participants have the opportunity to learn and experiment their entrepreneurial talents, with the support of experienced trainers, business counselors and mentors.

The Projects foresees 3 main phases, each one preliminary to the other:

Phase 1:
Identification, selection and orientation of the migrant
would-be entrepreneurs

Phase 2:
Delivery of entrepreneurship training and technical
assistance. Development of the business plan

Phase 3:
On-the-job mentoring schemes provided by experienced
entrepreneurs or business consultants



In-country and cross-border cooperation between the Project partners and with other relevant institutions is also an important Project component, and it is aimed to exchange and upscale the existing best practises on migrant entrepreneurship support.


Entrepreneurship withous borders


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