Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs (EYE) is a cross-border exchange program financed by the EU, which gives to new and/or potential entrepreneurs the chance to travel and stay for a period of 1 to 6 months in one of the 45 Participating Countries. New entrepreneurs are hosted by experienced entrepreneurs located in another country with the aim of exchanging experiences and business ideas.
The ninth cycle of the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs program started on 1/02/2017 and lasts until 31/01/2019.
The consortium partners are: the Technical Universities of Munich (Coordinator), Milan and Eindhoven, the Technology Parks Poznan and Madan (Lisbon), the Incubators Open Coffee Club (Vilnius) and Tetuan Valley (Madrid) and the company Employability Town (London)
FORTH/STEP-C acts as as a local point of contact / Intermediary Organization (IO)
The program is managed locally by a network of Intermediary Organizations (IOs) such as chambers of commerce, business “incubators” or other organizations that support businesses and are already involved in promoting entrepreneurship at European, national or regional level.