Design and develop an inclusive social innovation approach to re-/up-skill adults above 45 years old from rural areas for adjusting to the green and digital transition in their existing jobs or to find new ones in the Habitat-related sectors, while also promoting social entrepreneurial skills and mindset that enable the adoption of new processes of production and/or consumption aligned with circular and socially responsible business models.

New Circular and Social Responsible Business models within Habitat sectors to revitalise rural areas


  • Creation of the NES communities
  • Co- design of NES social innovation methods and map of skills
  • Digital enablers for NES ecosystem.
  • New governance and sustainability toolbox
  • Social experiments in 3 countries (Italy, Spain and Portugal) through a piloting action.
  • Ecosystem Evolution and Scale-up through a Hackathon and an Open Call.