MENTECH: Mentorship for Young Tech Entrepreneurs and Training of Mentors
MENTECH project is financed by Erasmus+ Programme and has a duration of 24 months. Start: 01-09-2018 - End: 31-08-2020
The Partner Organizations are:
• Mersin University / TURKEY, Coordinator
• General Directorate Of Science And Technology (Ministry of Science,Industry and Technology)/ TURKEY
• Mediterranean Exporters Association / TURKEY
• KOSGEB SME DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION / MERSIN SERVICE CENTER DIRECTORATE (TURKEY)
• Tartu Science Park Foundation, ESTONIA
• SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS TECHNOLOGY PARK, FRANCE
• Science and Technology Park of Crete, GREECE
• Madan Parque, PORTUGAL
• ESPAITEC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PARK, SPAIN
“MENTECH: Mentorship for Young Tech Entrepreneurs and Training of Mentors” project aims to support young entrepreneurs (<3 years of experience) in their business establishment process and help them to enter into market and to bring an international mentorship system to the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
The main activities of the project include:
• Training technology mentors and assist young tech entrepreneurs in accessing entrepreneurial ecosystem by a mentoring system.
• Support entrepreneurship by bringing together young tech entrepreneurs and the actors from businesses, academia and NGOs, to be a part of sustainable development by creating new employment opportunities
A pool of international mentors will be created. Training will be provided, not only at national level, but also at transnational level by means of mobility of mentors to each partner country.