Would you like to learn more about the benefits of nature on health, wellbeing, and social inclusion? Are you interested in gaining knowledge and skills to start your own Green Care initiative?
The Green4C Summer School: specialisation in Green Care entrepreneurship is an exclusive and unique opportunity to gain knowledge and entrepreneurial skills in Green Care. For the first time, top European experts in Green Care will come together to share knowledge and best practices related to this sector. Only participants selected through the Business Innovation Challenge (BIC) will be able to access the Summer School. Learn more on the BIC and how to participate at the dedicated page.
The Summer School will take place from the 15th of June to the 8th of July 2022, both online and in presence. The first week will be online, while in the remaining three will be hosted at the University of Padova (Italy), specifically at the Agripolis Campus.
During these 4 weeks, participants will have the opportunity to deep dive into the world of Green Care and gain knowledge and skills specifically tailored to this sector. The programme of the Summer School is based on a combination of theoretical, hands-on, and experiential learning approach – drawing from trans-disciplinary traditions, such as design thinking, creative practices, visioning & foresight, mindfulness, etc. In addition, the Summer School will give access to a dynamic and diverse Community of Practice, which will provide opportunities for peer-learning, mentorship, networking, and capacity building in the short and long run. The contents are trans- and inter-disciplinary: the Summer School will provide participants with academic knowledge on Green Care, as well as focus other important business-related skills, such as business development, communication, marketing, and fundraising. Finally, during the Summer School participants will have the opportunity to test their knowledge and improve their ideas through the development of a final project in Green Care. Learn more on the programme of the Summer School at the dedicated section below.
At the end of the Summer School, participants will have the opportunity to take an optional internship of 1 or 2 weeks in a selected Green Care initiative.
The applications to the Summer School are collected only through the Business Innovation Challenge (BIC). Applications are officially closed.