Inqubator Leeuwarden works closely with other incubators and educational institutions in Europe. These European partnerships focus on the sharing and exchange of knowledge and best practices.


    More interactive learning experiences have been shown to increase student engagement and participation resulting in improved quality of learning and understanding of the topic. One of the issues faced in the engineering sector is that educators in Higher Education are often lacking the digital pedagogy skills. To tackle this skills deficit, ESCOLA will provide increased […]


    IDEAL is a European initiative for teachers, educators & trainers involved in adult education. The project aims to help educators, teachers & trainers in adult education understand and put digital education into practice. They will be able to take their own learning experiences and those of their students to a higher level with the help […]


    VIP@work focuses on VET internships at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Often large companies are familiar with hiring interns. SMEs are less familiar with this because they do not have the connections, the possibilities or do not know what added value an intern can have. VIP@work wants to increase the capacity of business support organizations […]


    Research shows that entrepreneurship education has an impact on the motivation of the students, increases students’ engagement, facilitates the transition from school to work and reduces drop-out rates. Student Talent Bank wants to increase the entrepreneurial competences and mind-set of teachers.   Together with ALDA France, Platon Greece, European Schoolnet Belgium, University of Valladolid Spain, […]

  • Entrepreneurship Is a Woman 2

    EIW2 is part of the program ‘Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs’ (EYE). EYE enables new entrepreneurs or entrepreneurs who started their own business in the last three years to gain valuable skills and experience beside an experienced SME’s founder. Since then until today thousands of entrepreneurs have participated in this program. The European program provides practical […]

  • ETC4SE

    The e-Training Centre for Social Entrepreneurs is specially designed to promote entrepreneurial culture among long term unemployed through the provision of tools to develop their projects that should solve a specific challenge in their community. Based on the management model implemented in the social economy sector, the aim is to convey the importance of human […]

  • T3QM

    One of the newest projects where Inqubator Leeuwarden is involved, is about the Three Question Model of Developing Social Entrepreneurs (T3QM). T3QM will enable a wide variety of aspirant adult entrepreneurs, from backgrounds of need and whom fail to access traditional support, to practically develop their enterprise idea by approaching business development not as a […]


    Since 2016, Inqubator Leeuwarden has joined the INVEST initiative. This initiative helps micro entrepreneurs to improve their financial literacy. Quite a few very small enterprises and self-employed people find it challenging to manage their business and personal finances. We will support them by providing them the tools to make informed decisions on allocating money, cash […]


    Over the past three years, Inqubator Leeuwarden and Mentorprogramma Friesland (cooperation of 2 VET and 2 HE institutes in Friesland) joined by several organisations in Europe have been working on promoting Social Entrepreneurship in the region. VET colleges, business incubators and regional governments from Lithuania, Turkey, Spain, the UK, Finland and the Netherlands searched for […]


    Because we are always looking for ways to promote entrepreneurship and improve entrepreneurship education for students, in autumn of 2016 we joined the partnership project MASTER  (Mainstreaming Student Entrepreneurship). MASTER compares different forms of entrepreneurship education in Europe to create a practical set of entrepreneurship classes. These lessons can subsequently be used at the workshops […]

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