On 9th of April, 2019 the SEEDING project has officially started with a kick-off meeting held in Brussels and followed by a public Launching Event on the 10th of April.
The Steering Committee meeting brought together the project partners, associates and affiliated organisations to discuss in details the implementation of the project.
The public Launching Event took place with the involvement of more than twenty people, including invited guests and speakers. The main speakers were Gianluca Pastorelli, president of Diesis, Manuelita Mancini, director of FGB, Miia Rossi-Gray policy advisor from DG Employment, Karel Vanderpoorten from DG Growth and Eurofound research assistant, Eleonora Peruffo.
There was also a session for representatives of social economy enterprises. The individual presentations by Julia Koczanowicz-Chondzynska (Foundation for Social and Economic Initiatives – FISE), Pedro Blazquez (COCETA, Spain), Hans-Gerd Nottenbohn (Germany, innova eG) and Gianluca Verasani (Legacoop Produzione Servizi, Italy) showed a very diverse picture of the social economy in the various countries.