Agency for development of Gemer region organizes in the Gemer-Malohont region next from its innovative projects, project “PlaNET SOEN – ENTERprise your region”.
PlaNET SOEN focus on non-formal education of youth in age up to 30 years from Revúca and Rimavská Sobota self-governance region in area of entrepreneurship and social enterprises, completed by unique regional mentoring programme and internships in local and foreign businesses. Thanks to expert trainings led in non-formal and experience form will young people from Revúca and Rimavská Sobota self-governance region became familiar with entrepreneurship and will learn how to formulate business plan in proper way according to needs of local market. Then they will improve their entrepreneurship ideas thanks to personal support among original regional mentoring and transform them to completed entrepreneurship plans. The best of them will get the chance to absolve professional internship home or abroad, during which they will transform already obtained knowledge to practice and through work in real business they will gain practical skills and experiences. The best business plans will be supported by small financial grants.
Project also involves expert lectures and speeches of entrepreneurs of the year, foreign and Slovak experts from practice and Slovak successful businessmen.
Thanks to the project there will be created regional network connecting entrepreneurs from Revúca and Rimavská Sobota self-governance region and other important subjects from region Gemer-Malohont which will be for young people supportive platform in process of their own businesses creation and in this way will help to develop quality entrepreneurship environment in the region.
In the project will be involved 5 entrepreneurs from Revúca and 7 from Rimavská Sobota self-governance region who will by their business stories inspiration for 12 young potential entrepreneurs from our region and as a mentors will coordinate them on their way to their entrepreneurship dream.
We are extremely honored and proud that president of Slovak republic Mr. Andrej Kiska took over the patronage of this project.
This international project is financially supported by European grant programme Erasmus Plus and American grant programme AEIF 2016. In process of project preparation are except APRG team also involved project partners from Romania (Asociatia Alternative Sociale Millenium) and Slovenia (E-Zavod) and experts from practice as Maroš Chmelík, Veronika Střelcová and Daniela Baťová. Project activities will last from September 2016 to July 2017 and take place in Revúca and Rimavská Sobota self-governance region.