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Yrittäjyyden, yrittäjämäisen toiminnan ja työelämäosaamisen edistäminen




Funded by:

  • Ministry of Education and Culture

Project coordinator:

Åbo Akademi University


1 630 000 euros

Project partners:

  • Aalto University

Åbo Akademi University’s part of the budget:

285 000 euros (17%)

Other partners:

  • Aalto University
  • Hanken School of Economics
  • Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
  • University of Oulu
  • Tampere University of Technology
  • University of Helsinki

The project focuses on introducing embedded entrepreneurship to higher education. The aim is to integrate entrepreneurship into teaching and facilitate an entrepreneurial mindset among students at the participating higher education institutions.

A common challenge in teaching activities is developing the students’ ability to tolerate change, to be entrepreneurial, and to make impact.

Entrepreneurial skills are therefore an important part of higher education. The project aims at developing and piloting embedded entrepreneurship, and creating educational material for teachers in higher education. The foremost aim is to reach out to students by embedding entrepreneurship in existing courses and study modules, strengthening their entrepreneurial skills.

Contact us

Anna-Greta Nyström

University Lecturer 

Business Economics

Faculty of Social Sciences, Business and Economics


Tel. +358 469216657