Modernising existing social entrepreneurship practices and promoting innovation in Thai & Burmese higher education institutions.

It is no wonder that the Academy for Leisure & Events is a key partner within the STEPup project which involves studying, reframing and designing for social entrepreneurship, social innovation and business modelling.

The project looks at social entrepreneurship (SE) as the process of applying innovative business models to address social problems (for people and communities) by achieving both profit and purpose. SE creates long-term value and generates sustainable impact for society and the connected ecosystem.

The experts of BUas together with the project consortium will be involved in developing, delivering and evaluating training modules for social entrepreneurs, developing a Good Practice catalogue on successful social enterprises in Europe, creating and sustaining a collaborative network based on real-life cases together with academia, social enterprise industry and impact assessment stakeholders.


January 2020 – January 2023



View the project website for more information. 

Collaborating partners

FH Joanneum University of Applied Sciences (Austria), Cracow University of Economics (Poland), Payap University (Thailand), Burapha University (Thailand), Prince of Songkla University (Thailand), Mahasarakham University (Thailand), University of Mandalay (Myanmar), National Management Degree College (Myanmar), Chiang Mai Social Enterprise Company Ltd (Thailand), Agarwood Farmer Group (Thailand).

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