Meet the consortium

PCG Polska 


PCG Polska is an integral part of Public Consulting Group, a global firm specializing in professional services and project management for institutions and companies operating in the
public sector. Founded in 1986 in Boston, PCG launched its operations in 2009 in Poland. PCG has vast experience within 4 sectors: K-12, higher education, health, and human services. The recipients of PCG services in Poland include over 3,500 schools, 60 universities and numerous Government Agencies and Local Government Units, through their hospitals, long‑term care centers or social policy agencies.


Anziani e non solo


is a NGO working since 2004 in the field of social innovation, with a specific focus on project management and the realization of services and products in the field of welfare and social inclusion. ANS provides its services all across Italy, operating in partnership with local NGOs. The activities carried out by Anziani e Non Solo mainly concern: active ageing and support to frail and dependent older people; training and support to family carers, informal and formal carers; prevention of gender based violence, elder abuse and discrimination. In the field of elder abuse, ANS provides training and counselling to formal and informal carers and volunteers and has taken part to two action-research proejcts on elder abuse in care relationships.




EXELIA, a creative learning solutions company in Athens, Greece, designs and develops educational and training games,
and offers continuous vocational training for social skills with innovative methodologies, based on innovative pedagogical
methods/practices such as game-based learning. EXELIA specialises in using ICT as an enabling factor for innovation
and excellence in education and training, developing advanced educational software and material such as simulation
games, MOOCs and Open Educational Resources (OERs).




Aproximar(APX) is a NGO aiming to enhance people, communities and organisations’ human and social capital as a
strategy to strengthen their capacity to take advantage of the existing and emergent challenges and opportunities. The
mission is accomplished daily by co-designing and developing tailor-made social innovation, good practices exchange
and transference driven projects, besides delivering its own pack of empowering and capacity building services: training,
consultancy and social intervention.
APX develops, implements and provides services in 4 main sectors: 1) Education,
Training and Social Capital (2007); 2) Social Economy, Entrepreneurship and Employability (2009); 3) Criminal Justice
System (2012); and 4) Active Ageing and Dependent Care(2016).




Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) was established in 2004 and is one of three state universities in the Republic of Cyprus, located in the city centre of Lemesos (Limassol). In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE), the CUT is ranked 301-350 worldwide for the years 2018,2019,2020 and 101-150 in the scientific field “Nursing” among the best Universities in the world included in the list. CUT is constantly committed to promoting research excellence, and is internationally distinguished in this area, providing a total of 40 million Euros of external funding for 227 research programmes. One of the most important operating principles of the Cyprus University of Technology is the social responsibility and the substantial contribution to society, in other words to operate responsibly in areas that are important axes of sustainable development.  In this context, the University develops actions with a positive impact on the wider society through cultivating a social consciousness culture in sectors of social interest such as the environmental, humanitarian activities, sports, and health.