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Below we provide a selection of our projects in the subject area Entrepreneurship either implemented by ÖSB Consulting or one of our associate companies.


Business Start-up Programme – Vienna (2018-2021)

Country: Austria

Duration: 04/2018 – 07/2021

Client/Donor: Public Employment Service Vienna

Contract value: € 2.666.244

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

The aim of this programme is to provide unemployed persons a sustainable income opportunity by setting up their own business. Participants are offered a holistic support structure providing individual support from the business idea to the end of a company’s first year of business. A variety of workshops enables gaining entrepreneurial skills and knowledge.


Business Start-up Programme – Vienna (2016-2020)

Country: Austria

Duration: 12/2016 – 03/2020

Client/Donor: Public Employment Service Vienna

Contract value: € 3.105.889

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

The aim of this programme is to provide unemployed persons a sustainable income opportunity by setting up their own business. Participants are offered a holistic support structure providing individual support from the business idea to the end of a company’s first year of business. A variety of workshops enables gaining entrepreneurial skills and knowledge.


The Microcredit (2016-2019)

Country: Austria

Duration: 09/2016 – 08/2019

Client/Donor: Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection

Contract value: € 740.768

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

The aim of this programme is to provide small loans (micro loans) to persons willing and able to start a business at risk of losing their job, in a precarious employment situation or unemployed without a verifiable credit history. Advice and support are offered by e.g. developing a business concept, drawing up business plans or developping entrepreneurial skills.


EUStartGees - Entrepreneurial capacity building for young migrants

Country: Austria, Finland, Germany, Italy, Spain

Duration: 12/2018 – 11/2020

Client/Donor: EC / DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

Contract value: € 654.257

Implemented by: Fondazione Eris Onlus (IT), Phoenix (FI), IVC Outsourcing CVI S.L. (ES), Chapter#2 (ES), ÖSB Consulting (AT)

By designing and implementing a holistic entrepreneurial support scheme for migrants and refugees in the partner countries the project aims at creating self-employment possibilities and enhanced integration into local communities. The project is based on a mix of training, counselling, mentoring, PR activities, analysis/ research as well as national and international exchange of experts and stakeholders.


Business Start-up Programme - Upper Austria (2016-2020)

Country: Austria

Duration: 08/2016 – 07/2020

Client/Donor: Public Employment Service Upper Austria, Provincial Government of Upper Austria

Contract value: € 1.796.400

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

The aim of this programme is to provide unemployed persons a sustainable income opportunity by setting up their own business. Participants are offered a holistic support structure providing individual support from the business idea to the end of a company’s first year of business. A variety of workshops enables gaining entrepreneurial skills and knowledge.


Business Start-up Programme - Upper Austria (2014-2018)

Country: Austria

Duration: 08/2014 – 07/2018

Client/Donor: Public Employment Service Upper Austria, Provincial Government of Upper Austria

Contract value: € 1.788.127

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

The aim of this programme is to provide unemployed persons a sustainable income opportunity by setting up their own business. Participants are offered a holistic support structure providing individual support from the business idea to the end of a company’s first year of business. A variety of workshops enables gaining entrepreneurial skills and knowledge.


Fostering Social Entrepreneurship

Country: Macedonia

Duration: 05/2016 – 12/2017

Client/Donor: EuropeAid

Contract value: € 647.300 (portion of ÖSB: € 226.555)

Implemented by: EPTISA, Expertise France, ÖSB Consulting

The overall objective of this project is to improve the inclusiveness of the labour market by creating new job opportunities by stimulating socio-economic initiatives. In this context, services such as training and coaching are provided to the Macedonian Ministry of Labour and Social Policy and other stakeholders, and practical need-based support is offered to selected social entrepreneurs.


Entrepreneurial Learning in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Duration: 01/2014 – 02/2016

Client/Donor: European Commission

Contract value: € 940.180 (portion of ÖSB: € 144.882)

Implemented by: EPRD, GOPA, ÖSB Consulting

The aim of this project is to contribute to increased employability of labour force through the reduction of the gap between the education and labour systems. Consequently, the project addresses ministries and other relevant organisations and assists them with the inclusion of entrepreneurial learning skills on a cross-curricular basis at all levels of the life-long learning process.


Greenstart

Country: Austria

Duration: 01/2016 – 12/2018

Client/Donor: Climate and Energy Fund

Contract value: € 249.924

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

The aim of this programme is to support innovative business ideas and start-ups in the fields of renewable energies, energy efficiency, mobility, and other cross-cutting issues. Services offered to participants include a holistic support structure that provides services in the seed, early and growth stages. They are designed to cover a wide range of issues related to entrepreneurial skills and the green economy.