The SiT project will involve 15 partners
from 8 EU countries

The SiT project will involve 15 partners from 8 EU countries, the consortium is made up of organisations from VET, c-VET, HE and business representatives in order to create a bridge between education and labour market.


The Italian Chamber of Commerce for Germany

Established in 1911 under German law as a non-profit association of entrepreneurs and professionals, is recognised by the Italian government. ITKAM is a bilateral association that operates on the Italian and German markets to foster and increase economic relations and cooperation between companies in both countries and has three operational offices (Frankfurt, Berlin, Leipzig), several representative offices in Italy, and a desk in Vienna (ITKAM Austrian Desk).

Contact Person: Sonia Barani, Cecilia Andreotti



The Network for Fashion Textile Interior Accessory Design

Founded in 1985, is the strongest and largest trade association for fashion textile interior accessories designers in Germany. The numerous activities of the association serve to anchor design services, sustainability in the fashion/textile sector and green education in the school sector in the awareness of companies and politicians. Furthermore, it stands for the dissemination of competent information and targeted advice in line with its professional mission for its designers.

VDMD uses modules - via its Mentoring. Lab academy - to train pupils and students on all facets of sustainability issues.

The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Barcelona

Is a Spanish non-profit association of industrial and commercial enterprises, professionals and traders who wish to work actively to develop economic relationships in Europe, especially between Italy and Spain. Active for more than 100 years on the territory, The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Barcelona is also officially recognised by the Italian Government, as a strategic actor for the support in bilateral cooperation and for the assistance to entrepreneurs in their association.

The Institute of European Certification of Personnel

Established in 2009 as an Accreditation, is a certification and qualification body, and is actually a leader in the certification sector for the validation of digital competences.

ICEP mission is to certify the verifiable formal and non-formal competences of professionals and individuals, through a set of standardised requirements, procedures and quality assurance measures, in accordance with international standards.


The Asociación de Centros de Formación Profesional FPEmpresa

Is a non-profit association that brings together more than 630 public, private and subsidised Vocational Training Centres from all over Spain. Since 2012, it has been working with the aim of promoting and encouraging Vocational Training through the exchange of experiences and good practices between the centres that make up the association.

The Plovdiv Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Is a leading business support organization in the Plovdiv region of Bulgaria since 1990. It represents companies of all sizes coming from different economic sectors and provides various business services.

The Chamber is a reliable partner in numerous international cooperation projects and actively cooperates with regional stakeholders for the benefit of business and society. Its mission is to promote entrepreneurship in Plovdiv Region, shaping the local industrial ecosystem.


Established in 2003,is a European management consulting firm and a leading advisor in business strategy, social entrepreneurship, as well as an adult education centre established in Thessaloniki, Greece. Focussing on supporting the sustainable development of the economy, it helps and guides individuals and organizations in their life-long-learning pathway.


Founded in 1989, is Greece's largest VET provider and one of Europe's top 7. Operating in 9 cities, it covers nearly 60% of Greece's VET sector, offering post-secondary education (EQF levels 3-5) in 112 specialties across 14 sectors. With around 18,000 students yearly and 380+ labs spread over 37,500 m2, AKMI fosters collaboration, problem-solving, and inclusivity among students. AKMI emphasizes social inclusion and gender equality, aiming to mold youth into productive, open-minded citizens. Recognised for its innovation, AKMI was awarded "The most Innovative VET Provider in Europe" in 2022 by EVSW.


The company, established in 1993, is a major garment producer for prominent European fashion brands.

Its business models are CM, CMT, FOB and own brand “Rollmann”. The company produces jackets, trousers, waistcoats, overjackets, shirts, coats, blouses, dresses, tops, T-shirts & polo shirts, accessories. It offers additional services to its customers, as style development (CAD/CAM), garment wash and garment dye, logistics, freight forwarding. Its objective is to continuously develop the production and keep pace with the newest requirements of the international markets, while striving to reduce the environmental footprint of its operations.

Loov Eesti/ Creative Estonia

Is a CCI cluster and development centre that promotes and develops creative industries and creative businesses in Estonia, with a mission to bring Estonian creativity to the world.

To reach that aim it creates as many opportunities and channels as possible to form the cooperation networks, exchange of expertise, and information.

The Estonian Academy of Arts

Established in 1914, is the only public university in Estonia providing higher education in fine arts, design, architecture, media, visual studies, art history, and conservation. In addition to active study and research activities, the Estonian Academy of Arts also offers lifelong learning opportunities through the Open Academy. EKA belongs to the TOP 200 Art&Design universities by QS World Top University Ranking 2022

Šibenik University of Applied Sciences

Was first established in 2006 and educates young students in the fields of social, technical and biomedical sciences, offering undergraduate and master professional study programmes: Tourism management, Administrative law, Nursing, Traffic and transportation studies, Business informatics, Computing. The aim of the institution is providing programs of high quality that will enable responsible young experts to become the carriers of future development for the local, national and international community especially since it is the only higher education institution in the country.

Irecoop Veneto

Is a training organisation established in 1980 by the Confcooperative Veneto – the Regional Union of cooperatives in the Italian region of Veneto - and the Federation of Cooperative Credit banks for the development of social economy in the region. Its primary objective is to develop the social economy in Veneto through training, research, and the development of innovative tools. It also provides continuous vocational training for professionals in cooperative enterprises, basic and follow-up training, professional qualification, and staff re-qualification for job seekers, employees, disadvantaged people, migrants, refugees, and emerging professional profiles. Irecoop Veneto is accredited by the Veneto Region for VET Continuing Education and Higher Education.

Nevrokop Vocational High School "Dimitar Talev"

Is an educational institution that has actively been shaping professionals participating in economic and social life for nearly 60 years. The school was opened in 1965 and has established itself as the largest vocational school in the area of Gotse Delchev, Bulgaria. During the 2023/ 2024 school year more than 800 students in 31 classes will be trained in the following professions: Organizer of travel agency activity, Operational accountant, Economist-informatics, Computer systems technician, Electrician, Designer-technologist of clothing, Economist, Automated system technician and Architecture and building. Since 2018/2019, the professional Fashion designer – clothing technologist course provides professional knowledge and skills, also through internships, with extended language training. Four foreign languages are studied – English, French, German, Russian and Greek. 

Chamber of Commerce of Padua

Is the public body representing all enterprises of the province of Padua. It’s in charge for the development of the territorial economic system, offering services to companies and implementing projects and activities also in cooperation with the Regional Government, the Regional and National Union of the Chambers of Commerce, the main local and regional business support organisations aiming at involving companies, local and regional stakeholders.