GREEN skills for enterprises - Sustainable Training for Automotive suppliers clusteR


GREEN STAR – Green skills for enterprises Sustainable Training for Automotive suppliers clusters
2013-1-IT1-LEOO5-03983 CUP code n. G73D13000280006

Target groups

Direct target group: trainers, IVET and CVET staff, companies in the automotive sector.
Final target group: technical workers and apprentices in the SMEs - automotive suppliers.


GreenStar aims at accompanying SMEs in the cluster of automotive suppliers towards eco-
innovation by transferring the Leonardo DOI “GT-VET” Sustainable Training Module for the
European Steel Industry (large enterprises).
The project aims at providing technical workers and apprentices in SMEs with the necessary
knowledge and skills to implement smart and sustainable growth.


Confindustria Veneto S.I.A.V. – Service Agency of the Provincial Association and the Industrial
Federation of the Veneto Region, is the lead partner. Other partners are:
- Fòrema (Italy) – Training Agency
- Technische Universität Dortmund - Sozialforschungsstelle (Germany). Dortmund Technical University.
- Federación Vizcaína de Empresas del Metal (Spain) – Association of metallurgical industries
- Camera de Comert si industrie Cluj (Romania) – Chamber of commerci.
- Region of Veneto– Department of Labor (Italy) – Local Authority
- API Applicazioni Plastiche Industriali (Italy) – Company producing customised thermoplastic compound materials and elastomers
- Bruss Juntas tecnicas (Spain) – Company producing sealing systems for powertrain applications.
- SC Sinterom (Romania) – Automotive supplier producing powder metalurgy, structural parts, spark plugs, ignition electrods, ceramic insulators, glow plugs, tooling and devices.
- EVTA - The European Vocational Training Association (Belgium)


  • analysis of main evolution and innovation trends in the automotive sectors of partners’ countries;

  • focus groups which foresee the involvement of VET, work systems and Triple Helix stakeholders to co-create a Sustainable Training Module for Automotive Cluster suppliers;

  • local Action Plans to test the sustainability of the adapted model at local level;

  • final scientific publication and related abstract in partners’ national languages.


Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) – Leonardo da Vinci -Transfer of Innovation

Project Website

Project Status

Running: from October 2013 until September 2015