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Join EntreComp Europe now!

EntreComp Europe is an initiative co-funded by the EU’s COSME programme. The European Commission developed EntreComp – the European Entrepreneurship Competence Framework – as a free reference framework to promote an entrepreneurial mindset. It will support the development and understanding of...
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European Commission launches Pact for Skills

The European Commission has officially launched the Pact for Skills, a central element of the European Skills Agenda. The first European skills partnerships in key industrial ecosystems - automotive, microelectronics, and aerospace and defence industries - were also announced at the launch, during...
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Design workshops to boost innovation - get 10% off

The Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID) is a design and innovation institute that partners with organisations in alignment with the United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals. CIID is among the 20 leading design & innovation schools worldwide (Business Insider) having received...
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Ambitious five-year plan to upskill Europe's workforce is set out

Ambitious plans have been laid out by the European Commission for the upskilling and reskilling of the continent's workforce during the next five years. The European Skills Agenda sets out 12 actions focused on creating skills for jobs through collaboration between Member States, companies and...
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Next Generation EU - European Commission's new recovery instrument  

The European Commission has put forward its proposal for a major recovery plan. To ensure the recovery is sustainable, even, inclusive and fair for all Member States, the European Commission is proposing to create a new recovery instrument, Next Generation EU, embedded within a powerful, modern and...
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An Upgraded Global Cluster Leadership Certification Program – 100% Online, At Your Own Pace

Designed for cluster managers, cluster boards, national cluster programs policy makers, and ecosystem developers, the Global Cluster Leadership Program helps you build capacity for cluster management. In 2019, Strategy Tools’ published the report “Building Innovation Superclusters”, which was...
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Blueprint for Sectoral Cooperation on Skills

Following the 2019 Seminar: Blueprint in the Spotlight, organised by DG EMPL in close cooperation with DGs GROW, MARE, REGIO and RTD as well as the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), where the nine on-going projects from 2017 and 2018 and the six new Blueprint projects...
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High-level Conference: Skills and Transformation of the EU’s Automotive Sector

27 May 2020 09:00 – 15:30 CEST Autoworld Parc du Cinquantenaire - Bruxelles, Belgium The European Commission is launching the High-level conference on the main trends for skills development in the EU's automotive sector in the context of The Blueprint for sectoral cooperation on skills in Automotive...
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Call for Proposals: For a better innovation support to SMEs

Horizon 2020: Innovation Associate programme. SMEs will be provided with funds to employ a post-doctoral researcher for one year to work on an innovative project for the SME. The programme covers all costs of the Innovation Associate (personnel costs, relocation, and training). For this call, the...
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Skills for Industry Strategy 2030

Europe is facing an ever-growing skills gap that risks to slow down future growth and exasperate social disparities. This calls for a large-scale response to upskill and/or reskill the European workforce. How can Europe successfully scale-up best practices and fund this massive effort? Over two days...
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How can design methods enhance collaborative partnerships

International projects and collaboration among countries require individuals with different backgrounds and professions coming together to work towards shared goals. Enhancing effective collaboration is a key to transferring knowledge and learning from one another to improve and become more...
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Blueprint for Sectoral Cooperation on Skills In a Nutshell

Technological progress. Artificial intelligence. Globalisation. Climate change. Megatrends are shaping the labour market. Skills needs are rapidly changing across jobs. As a result, many sectors of the economy are suffering from skills shortages. But which skills are needed, and how can we deliver...