The NT4EU project will take part in “Growing Europe. Boosting Migrant Entrepreneurship Networks” online conference! Growing Europe is a series of online events taking place each Thursday in September 2020 and dedicated to current issues and future challenges of migrant entrepreneurship in Europe.
The New Talents 4 EU project will participate in the session “Digitalisation: what role can new ICT tools and services play in supporting migrant entrepreneurs?” taking place on the 17th of September from 3:40 to 4:40 pm. You can register to the session by clicking HERE!
The meeting will start with the presentation from an expert of DG CONNECT (tbc) that will share with us the insight from the European Commission. Then, Theo Biddulph from Simplon, project coordinator on NT4EU, will present the project to the audience and share information about our trainings on ICT tools for migrant and refugees, and how these tools could be an asset for the creation of a migrant/refugee-led business. We will then have the presentation of two best practices of migrant entrepreneurship were technology is at the core: Zidi Circle and Molengeek.
Time for questions will be left at the end for the participants to join the discussion!
Agenda (3:40 – 4:40 pm – CET)
- The role ICT tools can play in migrant entrepreneurship, presentation by DG CONNECT (tbc)
- Building ICT tools for migrants, by Theo Biddulph, NT4EU project and Simplon
- Presentation of Mygrants, by Chris Richmond Nzi
- Presentation of Molengeek, by Ibrahim Ouassari
The session will be introduced and moderated by Eleonora Lamio, Diesis Network, partner on NT4EU.
Learn more about Growing Europe
Along with the series of online events taking place in September 2020, topics of discussion include the importance of migrant entrepreneurship, its development in the last years, new trends, support tools for migrant entrepreneurs, integration processes, best practices and lessons learned, the point of view of EU institutions and actors working in the field, the impact of COVID19 on migrant businesses, and more … : on September 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th!
Find more and start registering to the sessions by clicking HERE!