An 8-week social innovation programme for a more inclusive city
20 university students and 20 young newcomers collaborate
with 4 local organizations to create new solutions for social inclusion, education and employment in Groningen
4 solutions for inclusive education, a diverse workforce and social integration in Groningen
TECH DEGREE BOOTCAMP
A 12-week "education-to-employment" programme equipping newcomers and Dutch youth with personal development resources, entrepreneurial mindsets and cutting-edge skills demanded by the growing tech ecosystem in Groningen and beyond.
AN INCLUSIVE TALENT PIPELINE FOR A DIVERSE WORKFORCE
by Work Without Borders
Purpose driven human-resource specialists that help companies in Groningen create a more diverse workforce by matching them with newcomers, offering career coaching, cultural mediation and candidate on-boarding services.
THE WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
by Van Hulley
The Academy offers an opportunity for Dutch companies in the Northern Provinces to join forces and help underserved women reach their full potential. Women are matched with companies through a leadership programme that supports women's education, personal growth and professional development.
SPORT CLUBS FOR
by De Verenigbare Club
A training and volunteering program that transforms the chronic shortage of workforce in sport-clubs into a personal development opportunity for long-term unemployed. Participants in the program gain life & employability skills, while contributing to the day-to-day management of the sport-clubs, or working on initiatives that expand the clubs' social impact in Groningen neighbourhoods.
21st Century Skills for Innnovation
Real Start-up Experience
Earn a Certificate of completion in The LOOP's Social Impact Accelerator
Learn Stanford University's innovation methods
Go through a real start-up journey working with a purpose driven organization
A meaningful Internship for Dutch students and newcomers
4 Innovation Teams
Each team composed by:
1 company, 5 students, 5 newcomers and 1 technical mentor.
From idea to pilot-ready developing communications, technical prototypes, business models and partnerships for city impact