In the framework of the EU project “Find a job in the wood sector!”, study visit for NEET group was organised to Competence centre Ltd. for research and development in Gradište. The project is implemented by the Wood Cluster SLAVONIAN OAK together with partners Vinkovci Regional Office of the Croatian Employment Service, Vukovar-Srijem County and the Association of Cultural and Artistic Activities of Vukovar-Srijem County.

The project objective is to implement the activities of reaching and educating 30 inactive NEET persons (20 inactive NEET persons under 25 and 10 inactive NNET persons aged 25 to 29) in Vukovar-Srijem County and encouraging their employment or self-employment in the wood sector.

After the introductory presentations, the representative of the project partner of the Croatian Employment Service Vinkovci, Ivana Parat held a lecture on “Information on labour market trends.”

Project Manager Ana Škrabo presented the Wood Cluster SLAVONIAN OAK, the project „Find a Job in the Wood Sector! “and other EU projects of the Wood Cluster important for the development of the wood industry in Vukovar-Srijem County.

Director of the Competence Centre Ltd. Ivan Ambroš, introduced the participants of the study visit with the activities of Competence Centre Ltd. for research and development and the latest equipment for wood processing and prototyping in the VSC as well as 3D laboratory in which the target groups of the project – participants in the educational training program will use of 3D technologies in production and creative processes to do the practical part of teaching.