Expected results of the Project:

✔ 120 students will benefit from at least one training module introduced in the training program of the textile faculties of the universities: Technical University of Moldova and Technical University "Gheorghe Asachi" Iasi;

✔ Enhancement of entrepreneurial skills of 60 students through their participation in the Start-up Generation Programme;

✔ Establishing connections between academic training and the expectations of the private sector market;

✔ Training entrepreneurial skills for students on starting a business in the textile industry.

Collaborative Entrepreneurial Education cross-border project


Project duration: 22.09.2020 - 22.03.2022

Project funded by the European Union within the Cross-Border Programme Romania-Republic of Moldova 

The project "Collaborative Entrepreneurial Education" is implemented by the Organization for the Development of the Small and Medium Enterprises Sector in partnership with the Technical University of Moldova, the Patronage of Small and Medium Enterprises Iasi and the Technical University Gheorghe Asachi with the financial support of the European Union through the Romania-Republic of Moldova Cross-Border Programme. 

In the framework of this project, 120 students from the Republic of Moldova and Romania will benefit from trainings and meetings with entrepreneurs who will share their work experience.


General objective of the project: to strengthen cross-border cooperation between universities in the textile industry in order to increase access to quality entrepreneurship-oriented training. 


Specific objectives of the Project:

✔ Develop students' entrepreneurial skills to increase access to innovation, training a new generation of entrepreneurs by 2022;

✔ strengthen cross-border cooperation between academic institutions and the private sector to meet emerging labour market demand by 2022.


To achieve the proposed objectives, the Project Team will implement the following activities:

✔will identify the training needs of students in the field of entrepreneurship training;

✔ will prepare and organize training sessions in the field of entrepreneurship for students of the textile faculties of the Technical University of Moldova and the Technical University "Alexandru Ioan Cuza", Iasi;

✔ study visits will be carried out in textile enterprises;

✔ development of the methodology for an entrepreneurial training programme Start-up Program Generation.