ECRU is a canvas neither bleached nor dyed that retains its natural color

    ECRU is a Working Group of people able to transform ideas into projects, models and tools | growth opportunities | Inter-national partnerships | social cohesion and inclusion | sustainable territorial development | competitiveness

    ECRU is a facilitator of transnational partnerships and networks between people and organizations by facilitating their involvement in the drafting and implementation of new approaches and methodologies to address emerging social needs and challenges

    ECRU is a shared space at international level open to dialogue and debate for an equitable and sustainable future of the planet: the economy of functionality, Territorial Social Responsibility, social enterprise, intrapreneurship, holonic system, networks helical, learning organization

    Citizens and regions of Europe

    Funding opportunities, structural funds, financial instruments, competitiveness and internationalization of SMEs according to the objectives of Europe 2020 and the next generation of EU programs 2014-2020. Go

    Skills and knowledge

    From Learning to Informal Learning. Innovative forms and models of learning to promote social inclusion, education (pre-school, school, higher and adult education) and vocational training. Go

    People at work

    Activities targeted to enhance personal skills and abilities, learn to start, organize, manage individual activities, in co-op, in partnership. Go

    Definitions for images

    The forms of communication. Methods and multimedia tools for the development of an idea, to communicate through images, for interactive and participatory designs. Go

    Countryside and towns

    Strategies to enhance and promote the territory, to encourage biodiversity for a sustainable and shared local development, to contrast climate change, to protect the common goods. Go

    Rights in society

    Actions of planning, coordination and monitoring of social assistance interventions to protect children, to support parenthood and weak and marginalized population (elderly, handicapped, drug addicts, prisoners, migrants). Go




    Sophisticated innovation is able to fuse experts from different disciplines into smoothly-functioning “ad hoc” project teams (Mintzberg)