Project Title

GREENPACT – Futurepreneurs and SMEs for a sustainable Central Europe

Project Goal

The main goal of the GREENPACT project (Futurepreneurs and SMEs for a sustainable Central Europe | Certification Scheme) is to strengthen the skills of small and medium-sized entrepreneurs from the service sector and change their mindset and train them to apply the circular economy.


1 April 2023 – 31 March 2026


The project is aimed at strengthening the skills of small and medium-sized entrepreneurs, all in order to achieve their continuous sustainable development. The focus is on the sector of the creative, cultural and tourist industry, and as part of the project, activities will be carried out that will help small and medium-sized entrepreneurs from the Czech Republic, Germany, Croatia, Italy and Slovakia to become “greener”. The GREENPACT project develops an innovative bottom-up approach in which, through multi-generational transnational cooperation, a better understanding of consumers is sought in order for companies to adapt to the trends of a sustainable and green Europe. For this purpose, the project is developing joint action plans, pilot actions and a self-assessment tool.

Main project activities

•       Development of a transnational strategy and action plan

•       Development of self-assessment tools in the field of the circular economy, the results of which will be used to guide entrepreneurial activity towards the circular economy and reduce the amount of waste and carbon footprint

•       Development of a methodology for the implementation of a programme whereby improving business operations by applying the circular economy

•       Implementation of a training pilot programme of companies through direct intergenerational cooperation between producers and consumers

Project partners

  • Stuttgart Media University (Germany)
  • Stuttgart Region Economic Development Corporation (Germany)
  • ENAIP Veneto Social Enterprise (Italy)
  • Region of Veneto – Department of Labour (Italy)
  • STEP RI Science and Technology Park of the University of Rijeka (Croatia)
  • City of Rijeka (Croatia)
  • Czech Chamber of Commerce (The Czech Republic)
  • Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice (The Czech Republic)
  • University of Economics in Bratislava (Slovakia)


  • Total project value: EUR 1,783,625.00
  • Budget of the City of Rijeka: EUR 152,320.00

Financed under

Interreg Central Europe

Official website of the project

Contact person for additional information about the project

Neda Suvajac
tel: +385 51 209 942

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