Hilfsgemeinschaft der Blinden und Sehschwachen Österreichs / Austrian Association in Support of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Name and surname
Emanuela Zaimi
Position in the organization
Head of Projects
Full address
Jägerstraße 36, 1200 Wien , Austria
Type of organization
Legal form
Aim of the organization

We work to improve the lives of people with disabilities. Our main target group among them is the blind and visually impaired persons. Our focus is the development of new solutions towards accessibility and inclusion. Established in 1935, we represent 4600 Austrian members with visual impairment and anther 1400 community supporting members. Our focus is partnering for innovative projects on ICT , transport and mobility accessible solutions.

Which of the following topics would you like to further work on at the European level in the network?
Inclusive entrepreneurship
Inclusive employment
Social innovation
Equal opportunities for disadvantaged groups
Research and innovation on social issues
Business incubation
Social entrepreneurship
Lifelong learning
Development of innovative educational methods
Youth unemployment
digital skills, inclusive and accessible ICT, immersive environments
Area/s of expertise of the organization
Business incubator
Social entrepreneurship
European projects