This project is funded by the European Union (EU) and is implemented by WYG International on behalf of the EU Delegation to Republic of Serbia.

Home > Project components > Support to Grant Scheme > ZiP-Centar for Youth – Employment & Entrepreneurship

ZiP-Centar for Youth – Employment & Entrepreneurship

 

Identification details
Official title of the project ZiP-Centar for Youth – Employment & Entrepreneurship
Region/ City

District: Pirotski

Municipalties: Pirot, Bela Palanka, Babušnica and Dimitrovgrad

Sector(s) SMEs, Human Resource, Employment training
Budget / EC contribution 369,393 EUR / €330,393 EUR
Implementation period 24 months
Expected results
  • Renovation and equipping of ZIP Centar for Youth

  • Provision of a portfolio of practical training and development activities and business services targeting entrepreneurs, business owners, managers and unemployed persons;

  • Facilitating the creation of start-ups and new micro companies;

  • Support to existing business, including job placement of individuals in the Pirot District

Beneficiary Municipality Pirot
Partners
  • Municipality Babusnica

  • Business Incubator ZiP-Centar – Prokuplje

Contact details

Please include if applicable:

  • Project Manager
  • Project Administrator
  • Executive director
  • Web site of the project
 Milos Colic

www.pirot.rs

 

 

 Summary
Summary of the project Pirot municipality recognizes that community development depends heavily on small and medium enterprises. The project aims to accelerate economic growth by facilitating the start-up and growth of enterprises; creating jobs and employment opportunities and improving the regional framework of micro, small & medium enterprise development. ZIP-Centar Mladih will provide MSME development and employment services throughout the Pirot district, meeting the needs of the MSME sector with job training programs for unemployed. Overall objective of the project is economic growth in the Pirot district through the establishment of the ZIP-Centar Mladih Enterprise & Employment and the support and networking of local and regional partners in the public, private, civil-society and academic sector.
Main goal of the project Accelerate economic growth in the Pirot district by facilitating the start-up and growth of new micro and small enterprises, creating jobs and employment opportunities for unemployed youth, and improving the regional framework of MSME development through the establishment of the ZIP – Center and supporting networking of local and regional partners in the public, private, civil-society and academic sectors.
Specific objectives
  • Establish ZiP-Centar Mladih as a key municipal economic development tool to support youth employment and entrepreneurship;
  • Facilitate the start-up and competitiveness of MSMEs;
  • Utilizing the experience and lessons learned through networking with existing business support and incubator centres in Serbia and in the region.

 



Video