DISCO Project Team


Trim Tab is an NGO within the employment sector, established in 2019, born from the idea that all people have the right to a meaningful work-life, creating inclusion within the labor market.


Contact: karina.loyko@trim-tab.se

TrimTab offer following: 

  • Governmental program ”Rusta och Matcha ” with the focus is on Guidance into the labor market, support of the unemployment sector, offering education, coaching, work, Internships/traineeships, knowledge of the Swedish labor market.  
  • Staffing/Recruiting within supply chain and logistics, warehouse, industry, production, construction, transport, service, administration, restaurant and hotel, as well medicine sector. Fast Track – 3 month adapted education, matched to the labour market.

  • Municipal engagement 
    • Career and education guidance for the unemployement sector. 
    • Offering knowledge of the labor market.
    • Language training
    • Internship/traineeship
    • Work/education 

DISCO Partners

Rinova Málaga S.L. is a learning and development company which specializes in cultural, social and economic innovation.Its overall mission is to foster inclusive learning, responsible entrepreneurship and promote employability skills and civic participation, with an emphasis on the exploitation and development of learning technologies to foster social inclusion.


Contact: anah@rinova.es

Following the operation of its originating staff at the Polo Digital business incubator centre in Málaga since 2018, the organisation was registered in the form of a company as legal entity in 2021. Its specific competencies are focused on digital content development and creative learning technologies for inclusive learning in VET and adult education. 

Since 2018, the Rinova Málaga practice staff have been providing information, advice, guidance and business coaching for social innovators and young entrepreneurs in Málaga, most of whom are developing new services and products in the field of digital content. Some 30 start-ups, social enterprises, NGOs and educational ventures have been supported in this way over the last 3 years.

Symplexis is a Greek non-for-profit organization that strives to ensure equal opportunities for all through actions and measures that build skills, empower and promote active engagement and participation focusing on the most vulnerable categories of the population and particularly those with fewer opportunities.


Contact: info@symplexis.eu

Symplexis’ mission is to elevate social cohesion through integrated actions and project-based activities that aim at promoting the inclusion of disadvantaged groups at risk of marginalization and exclusion, while promoting and protecting the rights of various types of population groups that face discrimination focusing on the empowerment and support of victims, awareness raising and information sharing at all levels. Symplexis’ activity builds on user-led approaches and interventions around four main axes of expertise, namely: The social and economic inclusion of those most in need comprising a wide variety of activities aimed at reducing poverty, preventing marginalisation and promoting the sustainable integration of disadvantaged groups, particularly focusing on Third Country Nationals

The protection and promotion of human rights through activities and interventions that address the needs of a wide range of discriminated population groups, such as women, children and elderly people, victims of violence and human trafficking, the LGBTQI community, Roma and unaccompanied minors, migrants and asylum seekers/ refugees. Upskilling, capacity building and empowerment of vulnerable groups with the aim to promote equal access to formal and non-formal education for all and promote lifelong learning focusing on low-skills individuals that face difficulties in (re) the labour market. Child and youth development through actions and projects designed to reduce youth poverty, promote child protection and stimulate social inclusion and development.

Abif is an independent Austrian social science research and consulting institute with a clear focus on practical application of research located in Vienna, the capital of Austria. In 1999, scientists of different disciplines founded abif with the goal of creating an interdisciplinary network for conducting high-quality research based on a multi-methodological approach.

Abif focuses on: 

  • research
  • evaluation
  • vocational information
  • methods
  • curricula
  • networks


Contact: office@abif.at

Projects: The social research institute abif has been carrying out application-orientated projects and basic research on a high level since 1999 in an interdisciplinary network.As part of our projects, we cooperate with national and international experts from various institutions.

This contributes to the high level of content of our work and is an essential part of our further development. We see the exchange at international level within the framework of numerous EU co-operations as a great enrichment and as a central quality criterion of our work.

Research and Education in Social Empowerment and Transformation- RESET

With over 20 years of combined experience in research and education, RESET develops constructive and education-centered solutions to the most demanding societal challenges of our time. RESET invests on the creation, evolution, and revolution of social-driven concepts, systems and practices which prioritize humanity. Our organization accelerates and amplifies positive local, national, regional and global change through the power of research and education.


Contact: emily.mavridou@resetcy.com

We aim for social development by promoting peace and justice, diversity and tolerance, and integration as well as reintegration. The purpose of RESET is to promote a fair and peaceful world through education, restorative dialogue, skill development among professionals and vulnerable groups, and constructive action. RESET is working in close cooperation with governments, local municipalities, NGOs, commercial entities, and educational institutions in order to address market, social, economic and cultural challenges.

RESET belief, is that the three pillars of our work, Research & Education, Restorative Dialogue Workshops and Training can lead to creative solutions that impact significant change to the social fabric of every society.

RESET team is composed of experienced, fully equipped researchers, trainers, educators, project managers, web developers & graphic designers. The areas of expertise are in the fields of youth, VET, training, migrant integration, community-led initiatives, education/e-learning, social innovation, project management, dialogue, prevention of radicalization, drug education, social and creative empowerment, and conflict resolution

Znanie Association Sofia is an organization with many years of successful experience in non-formal education. So far the organization has implemented over 100 projects funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) under the Human Resources Development Operational Programme (HRD OP), the Workshop for Citizens’ Initiatives Foundation (WCIF), the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Commission, and the new Erasmus+ programme.


Contact: projects@znanie-bg.org

The projects concern areas such as non-formal education (interactive learning methods), training of trainers, improving the quality of vocational education and training, youth activities and increasing tolerance.

There are 44 members of the organisation. We work with experts in education, business, information technology and youth work. We involve hundreds of volunteers in our activities and projects.

Folkuniversitetet (FU)

is a national Adult Education Association which offers a wide range of VET and adult education training courses throughout Sweden and in several European countries. Folkuniversitetet employs around 400 teachers on a full-time basis and a further 7,000 part-time.


Contact: ali.rashidi@folkuniversitetet.se

Through the cooperation with other FU offices in Sweden, FU-Uppsala has national coverage. FU was registered in 1954 and is nowadays a leading organisation in Sweden in Adult Education and Lifelong learning. Folkuniversitetet consists of five legally independent trusts (regional offices) with a total of over forty local branches throughout Sweden. Every year, Folkuniversitetet welcomes over 140,000 students to a variety of lectures, short courses or full-time study programs with duration of six months to two years. Folkuniversitetet offers a wide range of adult education, both initial and continuous Vocational education and training, secondary education and labour market training.

The pedagogical approach is based on the idea of imparting knowledge which is of immediate practical use to our students. A large part of the training offered by Folkuniversitetet targets people who need new knowledge and skills to apply in professional and/or labour market contexts. The theoretical knowledge and practical experience of employed teachers are well-suited to current requirements. Government services, public authorities and the business sector also turn to Folkuniversitetet for assistance with specialized training courses and is an experienced IT educator. We offer computer courses and IT training for both individuals and companies.