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3LoE - Three-level Centers of Professional Excellence: Qualification, Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Green Economy

Project/agreement No.
Project funding
4 875 055.00 EUR
Project realization
01.11.2020. - 31.10.2024.


The comprehensive provision of green skills is a key priority of 3LoE. Addressing the challenges of energy, climate, and environmental protection, 3LoE establishes Centres of Vocational Excellence on green economy and implements a wide range of vocational education, training and higher education measures concerning green economy, digitalisation, and entrepreneurship.


Main deliverables

  • Implementation of dual vocational training in education, training, and higher education, with an intensive partnership between the places of learning (companies – centres);
  • Development of sustainable partnerships between centres of excellence and SMEs, organised and secured on a permanent basis by chambers;
  • Improvement of the skills of SME professionals and managers in green economy activities;
  • Promotion of entrepreneurship in the green economy and securing of business transfers and startups by increasing the number and quality of young entrepreneurs’ activities.


  • Rīga Stradiņš University (Latvia)
  • National Centre for Education (Latvia)
  • Professional Education Competence Centre “Liepaja State Technical School” (Latvia)
  • The Latvian Chamber of Crafts (Latvia)
  • Handwerkskammer Desden (Germany)
  • Berufsakademie Hamburg (Germany)
  • The Chamber of Crafts and SME in Szczecin (Poland)
  • Tadeusz Tanski Mechanical and Logistics School Complex (Poland)
  • Pomeranian Academy in Słupsk (Poland)
  • Žirmūnai Vocational Training Centre (Lithuania)
  • Panevėžys Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts (Lithuania)
  • Panevėžys College (Lithuania)
  • The Institute for Applied Research on Skilled Crafts and Trades (Austria)
  • The Institute for Economic Promotion of the Economic Chamber of Styria (Austria)
  • Campus 02 of the University of Applied Sciences (Austria)
  • t2i technology transfer and innovation (Italy)
  • Sistemi Formativi Confindustria SCPA (Italy)
  • ITA Emilio Sereni (Italy)
  • The Regional Ministry of Education of the Government of Catalonia (Spain)
  • Sociedad Regional de Abastecimiento de Aguas (Spain)
  • Institut Pere Martell (Spain)

Presentation 'Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Green Economy at Riga Stradiņš University (WP5)'

Contact at RSU

RSU Structural Unit