SILTA supports entrepreneurship among young people by providing a cooperative structure through which they can grow their business ideas and receive training, mentoring and peer support.
Projects & Practice
A company that produces ice-cider in northern Sweden, combined RDP support and crowdfunding to plant an apple orchard that would support its production needs.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
Supporting co-operation and knowledge sharing to tackle eutrophication in a vulnerable lake system.
A family farm used RDP support to switch from cattle to turkey breeding in response to market demand.
An innovative concept to revitalise the city centre of an Austrian town by offering flexible rental options to pop up shops.
A small, remote rural community of around 1 300 inhabitants in Finland launched a Digi-Hub for the elderly.
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.