EcoAction to Boost Ecosystem Impact through Cross-partner Learning


The EcoAction project aims to network, leverage, and offer the entrepreneurial and innovative knowledge models of the participating project partners to the broader community. The project will strengthen the entrepreneurial skills of the participating project partners and stimulate businesses through their direct networking. The interlinked strategic objectives - enhancing institutional excellence, efficiently promoting businesses and startups, and expanding impact to the region - will amplify influence beyond the local ecosystem. The EcoAction training program provides project target groups with  entrepreneurial learning, ideation and pitching events, and enhances student-industry collaboration through active interaction and communication. The partners' research and development capabilities, which benefit SMEs and industry innovation collaboration, are brought to education and research

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Project Objective

  • Improving institutional excellence 
  • Efficient promotion of enterprises and start-ups 
  • Entrepreneurship & Capability Development - Expanding Impact to the Region 



- Developing and strengthening entrepreneurship 

- Provide innovation methods, management approaches and techniques 

- Provide support in business plan development and start-up assistance 

Project Partners 

  • SeAMK - Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences, FIN 
  • UNI OB - University Óbuda, HUN 
  • IUEM Comillas Universidad Pontificia, ESP 
  • UNI PFZ University Pforzheim - Design, Engineering and Technology, Business and Management, GER 
  • PBN - Pannon Business Network Association, HUN 
  • UBI BS Executive Business School, POR 


project name

SMARTER Action to Boost Ecosystem Impact through Cross-partner Learning 

Program EIT Manufacturing
Topic EIT HEI Initiative - Innovation Capacity Building for Higher Education - Call 2
Project Index Number   943
Project Duration 07/01/2022 - 06/30/2024 
Project Budget 609,728.49 EUR