Contact

Lead Partner

Wirtschaftsakademie
Schleswig-Holstein
www.wak-sh.de

Hartwig Wagemester
hartwig.wagemester@wak-sh.de
+49 431 / 3016 – 138

Project Management and Communication

REM • Consult
www.rem-consult.eu

Hauke Siemen
bestagers@rem-consult.eu
+49 (0)40 657 903 78

 

Lead Partner

Wirtschaftsakademie
Schleswig-Holstein
www.wak-sh.de

Hartwig Wagemester
hartwig.wagemester@wak-sh.de
+49 431 / 3016 – 138

Project Management and Communication

REM • Consult
www.rem-consult.eu

Hauke Siemen
bestagers@rem-consult.eu
+49 (0)40 657 903 78

 

The Partnership

8 Countries

  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Germany
  • Great Britain
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Poland
  • Sweden

8 Countries

  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Germany
  • Great Britain
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Poland
  • Sweden
Newsletter

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Outputs "Motivation, Skills & Entrepreneurship"


Reports

55+ people and entrepreneurship
- a study based on results from five partners in the Best Agers project

Written by Agneta Lundgren and Ewa Hedkvist Petersen

55+ people and entrepreneurship
- a theoretical framework and interview guide

Written by Ewa Hedkvist Petersen, Project manager, County Council of Norrbotten and Håkan Ylinenpää, Professor in Entrepreneurship, Luleå University of Technology

Report on the pilot initiative "inventors' networks"
edited by Mareks Justs, Connect Latvija

55+ people and entrepreneurship
- a study based on results from five partners in the Best Agers project

Written by Agneta Lundgren and Ewa Hedkvist Petersen

55+ people and entrepreneurship
- a theoretical framework and interview guide

Written by Ewa Hedkvist Petersen, Project manager, County Council of Norrbotten and Håkan Ylinenpää, Professor in Entrepreneurship, Luleå University of Technology

Report on the pilot initiative "inventors' networks"
edited by Mareks Justs, Connect Latvija

Curricula

Support with Professional Development in Times of Demographic Change for Best Agers. Targeted Support and Assistance for Pupils, Students and Start-ups
Curriculum developed by the Wirtschaftsakademie Schleswig-Holstein (Academy of Economics Schleswig-Holstein)

Support with Professional Development in Times of Demographic Change for Best Agers. Targeted Support and Assistance for Pupils, Students and Start-ups
Curriculum developed by the Wirtschaftsakademie Schleswig-Holstein (Academy of Economics Schleswig-Holstein)

Toolboxes

Guide for New Entrepreneurs
- a guidebook for starting a company in Latvia (in Latvian)

Published by SSE Riga as a part of Yoolbox for Individuals.


Toolbox for individuals with entrepreneurial ambitions
Compiled by Norrbotten County Council
This toolbox demonstrates good ways to inspire and train Best Agers with entrepreneurial ambitions to take the step starting their entrepreneurial career. It names important aspects to consider when planning a program to inspire and train individual best agers with entrepreneurial ambitions. A structure that can be used when designing programs is also presented.

- English version

Toolbox for Organisations
Compiled by Research Association Mecklenburg-Vorpommern e.V.
This toolbox is intended to support organisations and associations which seek Best Agers as volunteers to work with or which are already working with volunteers. It serves as the basis for a qualified management of volunteers. In addition, the toolbox should encourage, provide transparent ways of access, and help to attract new volunteers. Furthermore, the toolbox may guide future volunteer managers in their daily work.

- German version (="Toolbox für Organisationen zur Gewinnung von Best Agern")

- English version


Toolbox for Activation of Citizen Engagement
Compiled by PARITÄTISCHE Landesverband Schleswig-Holstein e.V.
The objective of this toolbox is to present a collection of methods in order to stimulate players who support civil society (individual people and organisations) to form networks, cooperate and carry out joint campaigns and projects which will improve the quality of life in the community.


- German version (="Toolbox für Aktivierung von Bürgerengagement")

- English version

Guide for New Entrepreneurs
- a guidebook for starting a company in Latvia (in Latvian)

Published by SSE Riga as a part of Yoolbox for Individuals.


Toolbox for individuals with entrepreneurial ambitions
Compiled by Norrbotten County Council
This toolbox demonstrates good ways to inspire and train Best Agers with entrepreneurial ambitions to take the step starting their entrepreneurial career. It names important aspects to consider when planning a program to inspire and train individual best agers with entrepreneurial ambitions. A structure that can be used when designing programs is also presented.

- English version

Toolbox for Organisations
Compiled by Research Association Mecklenburg-Vorpommern e.V.
This toolbox is intended to support organisations and associations which seek Best Agers as volunteers to work with or which are already working with volunteers. It serves as the basis for a qualified management of volunteers. In addition, the toolbox should encourage, provide transparent ways of access, and help to attract new volunteers. Furthermore, the toolbox may guide future volunteer managers in their daily work.

- German version (="Toolbox für Organisationen zur Gewinnung von Best Agern")

- English version


Toolbox for Activation of Citizen Engagement
Compiled by PARITÄTISCHE Landesverband Schleswig-Holstein e.V.
The objective of this toolbox is to present a collection of methods in order to stimulate players who support civil society (individual people and organisations) to form networks, cooperate and carry out joint campaigns and projects which will improve the quality of life in the community.


- German version (="Toolbox für Aktivierung von Bürgerengagement")

- English version

Project Activities

Watch the "Best Agers" documentary film!

The film "Best Agers - Meeting Demographic Change" portraits four persons from four countries at the crossroads between working life and retirement. Watch the four episodes and see how exciting and full of important decisions life can be even when you think you have seen it all!

All Activities

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Watch the "Best Agers" documentary film!

The film "Best Agers - Meeting Demographic Change" portraits four persons from four countries at the crossroads between working life and retirement. Watch the four episodes and see how exciting and full of important decisions life can be even when you think you have seen it all!

All Activities

Click here

"Best Agers are a valuable resources for the Baltic Sea Region: They possess valuable experience, know-how and skills which we cannot afford to neglect"

"Best Agers defy the consequences of demographic change: Cities and regions of the Baltic Sea Region find creative ways of disclosing and utilizing the unused potentials of the age group 55+"

"Innovation is not an exclusive domain of young people - we support Best Agers’ entrepreneurship in the Baltic Sea Region"

"The nineteen Best Agers partners work towards a cross-generational innovation environment in the Baltic Sea Region"

"Best Agers are well-educated, motivated and healthier than ever and can be mobilized to counteract brain drain and the loss of human capital in the Baltic Sea Region"