How can I recognize and emphasize my strengths? How can I develop a sustainable, socially oriented business model? What does the market in Greece and Spain look like for sustainability innovations? These were the questions that four Greek and four Spanish young engineers spent three days addressing. The FIAP was able to participate in the YESclima, which is being implemented by the Berlin University of Applied Sciences, the Universidad de Cádiz, Wind of Renewal and the Secretariat for Futures Studies and is funded by the European Climate Initiative (EUKI) and the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, with a three-day workshop on these topics.

In Berlin, the FIAP seminar first dealt with the topics “Employability” and challenges of modern labour markets, before it became more concrete in the further course of the seminar: In addition to theoretical information on entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship and the Canvas business model, it was the participants’ task to develop a draft for a business model in the field of “Green Economy”. The results of the Spanish-Greek groups were impressive and form the basis for possible concrete ideas for business developments and transnational initiatives.

The three-day workshop with FIAP also marked the end of their two-week stay in Germany, which the young engineers were able to complete together with the FIAP team and the YES Clima project team at the TAZ.