The Czech Chamber of Commerce Přerov is implementing an international project within the Erasmus + program, called NEW START UPS, together with foreign partners, MEDORO from Italy and Coopérative d’Initiative Jeunes from France.

The project started on 31.12.2019 and will end on 29.6.2022.

The aim of the project is to support the application of practical business experience in education among students of secondary vocational schools and in this way to help improve the employability of graduates of secondary vocational schools in their own companies in EU countries. The project uses the results of the successfully completed international project Father and Son in the EU and wants to further develop the results of this project. With its activities, the project seeks to support the courage of secondary vocational school students to become self-employed and supports the creation of new companies and new jobs in them.

Based on the identification of needs among high school students, a joint educational program will be created, which will include 10 seminars / workshops. The seminars will be taught by people directly from practice, from the business environment, entrepreneurs, company managers.

The Czech Chamber of Commerce Přerov cooperates with the Secondary School of Gastronomy and Services in Přerov and the Business Academy and the Language School with the right to a state language examination.


La Coopérative d’Initiative Jeunes cooperates with The National Employment Agency, FALEP 2B, E2C Foundation, The Regional Youth Information Centre and Bastia Local Mission


Main activity of the project


  • Creation of an educational portal

The educational portal will be an online platform of the project, within which a questionnaire survey will be conducted and subsequently all project outputs will be available for further dissemination.


  • Development, creation and evaluation of an innovative intergenerational educational program.

The content of the program will be prepared on the basis of interviews with successful and experienced entrepreneurs about their competencies that led them to their success in business and on the basis of interviews with students of vocational schools about their knowledge of the needs for successful business. The developed intergenerational educational program will be offered to other vocational schools that would be interested in expanding their school educational program.

  • Pilot verification of the educational program.

The innovative intergenerational educational program will consist of 10 topics, individual seminars will be tested in one class with about 30 participants. Lecturers of seminars will be real successful entrepreneurs, managers of companies. Study texts will be created for all educational seminars and will be available on the educational portal.