STEPUP Project

Social Entrepreneurship

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Strengthening innovative social entrepreneurship practices for disruptive business settings in Thailand and Myanmar

The STEPuP Project

Aims to modernize existing social entrepreneurship practices and promote innovation in Thai & Burmese HEIs by integrating advanced learning tools for the creation of disruptive business ideas into existing academic structures, while strengthening the university-business collaboration through participatory schemes on a local and regional level


  • to strengthen teaching staff capacities and student skill sets
  • to create, equip and put in operation the Social Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hubs
  • to enhance the cooperation HE-Enterprise and students learning experience by developing Innovative Social Entrepreneurship Case studies
  • to extend networks in social entrepreneurship innovation in national & international HE contexts

Key Outcomes

  • Status-quo and GAP analysis including the good practice catalogue EU (M4-5)

  • 4 trainings (12 staff) on the topics of SE and disruptive business strategies (M13)
  • 2 multiplier events (internal training) with at least 30 staff trained (M14)
  • Implementation and operation of SEKH (M14-M19)
  • Official integration of SEKH in the university structure (2 academic staff and 5 students) (M12-M20)

  • 10 vocational trainings implemented with the external target groups

  • ¬†1 student case challenge with a minimum of 5 cases developed on social entrepreneurship (M20-M29)

  • 1 international conference organized on innovative social entrepreneurship practices (M34) including a joint publication (M32)

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Project Partners

  • Cracow University of Economics (CUE), Cracow, Poland
  • Stichting Breda University of Applied Sciences (NHTV), The Netherlands
  • Payap University
  • Burapha University
  • Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai
  • Mahasarakham University
  • University of Mandalay (MU), Mandalay
  • National Management Degree College (NMDC), Yangon
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STEPuP project

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Erasmus+ Capacity Building for Higher Education

Coordinator: FH JOANNEUM Gesellschaft mbH (Austria)

Project Duration: Duration 36 months, Planned starting date 15/11/2019, Planned end date 14/11/2022

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FH JOANNEUM Gesellschaft mbH (Austria)

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