Bridging intercultural, intergenerational and social divide

In this project we are working with several partners around Europe to develop methods and materials for cooking sessions in which young and senior people meet each other and develop all kinds of new digital skills. The reasons for this project is that contacts between the old and young generations have changed and are sporadic. Older people miss digital competences and feel not included in society. Contacts between young en senior people is very helpful for senior people to feel included in the society and to develop digital skills.


Six partners will participate in this Project. M-Around form Hungary is the leading partner of the project. The other 5 partners are Associazone 2050 form Italy, APSS CR from Czech Republic, Crea360 from Spain, Spektrum Eductional Center from Romania and of course Blankcon from The Netherlands.

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission Erasmus+ KA220 Strategic Partnership Projects Number Project-N° 2022-1-HU01-KA220-ADU-000087910



PROJECT PERIOD: November 2022 – December 2024



-Identifies and formulate relevant social and digital skills for staff in home care and for older people and youngsters, 
-Develops scenarios for inter-generation cooking events in which these skills can be practiced in non-formal settings like gaming, online cook books and joint cooking events. 
-Stimulates social inclusion of the older generation and the development of social and digital skills through training by staff and cooking events. 
-Makes an innovative fusion between culinary heritage and digital readiness through the communication between youngsters and older people and the development of online cook books by youngsters.  
-Collects traditional recipes and adapts these recipes to modern and healthy nutrition values as contribution to the culinary heritage of European regions. 


BRIDGE has the following results

  • Learning Guides
  • Cooking materials and tools
  • Intergenerational cooking in the different partner countries. 

Link to all downloadable project reports and guides in Dutch and other partner languages.

Multiplier Events will help to present, to evaluate and to disseminate the project results.
Learning and Training Activities will be used for practical training, for evaluation by experts and also for dissemination. Additionally, participants enlarge their international networks.


Blankcon will contribute to the different project results and is leader of the development of the Cooking materials and tools. We will participate in the different Transaction Project Meetings and organise a Dutch Multiplier Event and de dissemination of the results in The Netherlands through newsletters and social media.

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