Hosted by JA Portugal

Main Press Release

As the Covid-19 pandemic is still ravaging the world, and as our economies are increasingly feeling its impact on their labour market and businesses, JA student entrepreneurs aged 15-21 showcased their business ideas at this year’s virtual Company of the Year Competition European final.

Main Press Release - External

At a time when Europe struggles to recover from the Covid-19 crisis, Prof. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, the President of Portugal, European Commissioners Mariya Gabriel (Innovation, Research, Culture, Education & Youth) and Paolo Gentiloni (Economy) and other speakers last week called for investment into education and equipping young people with the skills needed to rebuild our economies.

Bubbles rise to the top at JA Company of the Year event

At the first ever virtual JA Europe Company of the Year Competition, students from JA Company Programme from Denmark lifted the 2020 AT&T Signature Award. The winning team Bubbles has developed a unique way of giving teachers real-time voice access to Active Noise Cancelling (ANC) headphones, which creates a muted ‘Learning Bubble’ in the classroom.

Helmet Vision Wins Citi Foundation Client Focus Award

Helmet Vision from Georgia picked up this year’s Citi Foundation Client Focus Award, with a mini-company producing innovative helmets for firefighters.

Delta rewards Eco Wave at JA Europe Company of the Year Competition 2020

Delta Air Lines awarded its third annual signature award to Eco Wave from Greece at the Junior Achievement (JA) Europe Company of the Year Competition, hosted virtually for the first time by JA Portugal, on 24 July 2020.

FedEx Express backs Belgian Entrepreneurs Encouraging Corporates to ‘Reconnect’ with their Consumption

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp, awarded its signature FedEx Access Award to student run company Echooo, from Belgium at the JA Europe Company of the Year Competitionhosted as a virtual event for the first time on 22-24 July, 2020.

ManpowerGroup presents Ready for Work Award at JA Europe Company of the Year Competition 2020

ManpowerGroupleading global workforce solutions company and gold partner of JA Europe, supported hundreds of secondary school students across Europe to nurture their learnability and get ready for work at the JA Europe Company of the Year Competition 2020, hosted virtually by JA Portugal on 22-24 July 2020.