Employment Alliance is delivered by a cross-sectoral partnership led by Louth County Council (Ireland), known for its commitment to collaboration as a means to pursuing excellence. They are joined by Newry and Mourne Cooperative (UK) an enterprise agency specialising in VET training and regional economic development programmes, and later with the addition of Meath County Council they delivered the cross border Alliance. Univations (Germany), the enterprise training arm of the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg whose holistic approach to innovation training is reflected in highly successful online learning platform “Univations Academy” and the University of Szczecin (Poland) worked on the second crossborder Alliance, the latter being known for its work on innovation in services which has contributed to development of highly successful cluster of creative businesses in its region.     The partnership was completed by Canice Consulting, an international consultancy in the field of business VET with a growing specialism in digital learning and marketing and Mindshare Consulting, whose Director is a recognised authority in innovation education and new pedagogical approaches.