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The constant changes in the economical-social framework interfere with the social cohesion’s balance and make it necessary to find solutions and transforming and sustainable answers with a strong social impact.
Issues such as training, jobs, social inclusion and in a wide sense the quality of life of the population living in the Porto Metropolitan Area are particularly relevant while defining areas and strategies for prioritised intervention. Within this context, the Porto Metropolitan Area identified the “Creation of Self-employment and Entrepreneurship” as an area of strategic interest for its own intervention.
The concept of social entrepreneurship is particularly relevant, assuming that it can revolutionize the way public entities and economic activities interact to produce valuable commodities that meet the population’s social needs.