MICROPOL : promoting development and innovation through Smart Work Centres in non-metropolitan Europe
As rural areas in Europe are being depopulated or changing into dormitory/second home zones ; young people and graduates are often the first to leave. At the same time technology is developing rapidly and is making it possible to work anywhere at anytime...
From 2012 - 2014 Micropol was engaged in discovering how this shift in work culture can favour more distance working and the opportunities offered by the 2.0 economy could help to re-vitalise rural Europe : by improving ICT infrastructure ; digital entrepreneurship & literacy and by increasing qualified job opportunities through the development of non-metropolitan Smart Work Centres.
Micropol was financed by the INTERREG IVC Programme dealing with the promotion of ICT and smart work in order to restore life and growth in rural areas across Europe.
The Interregional Cooperation Programme INTERREG IVC, financed by the (...)