ESF Social Innovation+ initiative

ESF Social Innovation+ initiative

The ESF Social Innovation+ initiative aims to accelerate the transfer, and scaling up of tested innovative solutions, in particular in the areas of employment and labour mobility, education, social inclusion, including contributing to poverty eradication. Thereby, the initiative contributes to ‘a more social and inclusive Europe, implementing the European Pillar of Social Rights’, and to fair, green, and digital transitions.


ESF Social Innovation+ has a budget of €197 million to correspond to the 2021-2027 programming period.  



The Lithuanian European Social Fund Agency has been entrusted to implement the initiative during the 2021-2027 period.  

The ESF Social Innovation+ Initiative will be implemented through two work streams:

If you want to become an external expert assisting ESFA in implementing the ESF Social Innovation+ initiative, please find more information HERE. Please, submit your registration by filling in the Expert Registration Form.