The project StartApp presented itself to presentatives of the Thessalian Association of Enterprises and Industries as well as to the Manpower Employment Organization (OAED). Manpower reported on the current situation of VET and youth unemployment in Greece. An exchange took place on the different VET systems in the partner countries and how to deliver effective training to young people.

The 5th transnational partner meeting of the project Starting with Apprenticeship. Sustainable strategies for recruiting young people interested in in-company training (StartApp) took place on the 23rd of February 2016 in Larissa, Greece.

The workshop "Supporting SMEs" took place with the participation of 27 small and medium sized enterprises from the region of Thessaly, Greece.

The event "Strategies of companies for Securing Skilled Personnel" took place as dissemination event for enterprises as well as for representatives from business and policy. It took place in the Berlin Haus der Wirtschaft. The event highlighted the increased importance of the topic of apprentice recruitment as well as the opportunties of companies to take action. Relevant information was conveyed in the context of a presentation and two round tables.

The workshop "Apprentice Recruitment. How do enterprises review their success?" took place as dissemination event with education experts as well as representatives of education policy and chambers. It introduced main features of modern apprentice recruitment and presented opportunities of enterprises to systematically review and thereby ensuring recruitment success.