Meet the consortium partners


A global movement building a regenerative economy where business and profit serve our people and the planet – To build a more just and sustainable society. 

In charge of managing the CRAFT project and building the community of social innovators

Offers a global platform to people who live and breathe social and impact-driven entrepreneurship, care for nature and strive for equality and changemaking.

Identifying and collecting tools and best practices for the CRAFT peer to peer platform.

Helps organisations transition towards a culture that deliberately leverages the collective genius of their internal and external stakeholders – to achieve greater impact. 

Building CRAFTs  digital peer to peer platform.

As the local authority for the Toulouse metropolitan area, Toulouse Métropole coordinates a comprehensive support program for social entrepreneurs and is strongly committed to promoting the development of the social and solidarity economy.

Leading the research and policy activities in CRAFT.

Tackling societal and environmental challenges through inclusive entrepreneurship and aiming to enable a systemic shift, by focussing on the complete lifecycle of impact businesses. 

Identifying and collecting tools and best practices for the CRAFT peer to peer platform.

Unleashing the potential of sustainable innovation and entrepreneurship by supporting sustainable entrepreneurs in the early stages of their journey to help better the world.

Orchestrating the communication of CRAFT.

Supports the development of entrepreneurial initiatives with positive impact through a coworking area, growth and incubation programs, conferences and events and a crowdfunding platform. 

Nurtures entrepreneurial talent, empowers both individuals and organizations while building a vibrant ecosystem that supports sustainable  and social development and growth.

Advisory board

Antonius Schröder

Dr. Klaus Schuch

Antonius Schröder is senior researcher and member of the management board of sfs (Social Research Centre, Faculty of Social Sciences at the TU University Dortmund), responsible for international research. He is an expert on Social Innovation (esp. combining technological and social innovation and Vocational Education and Training.

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Dr. Klaus Schuch is scientific director and senior scientist at the Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI), Austria. He is an expert on (societal) impact of research and innovation, R&I policies (incl. social innovation), international R&I cooperation, and evaluation.

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