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Target audienceDigital skills for all
Digital technology / specialisationArtificial Intelligence Big Data Cloud Computing
Digital skill levelAdvanced
Geographic Scope - CountryAustria Belgium Bulgaria Cyprus
Industry - Field of Education and TrainingInformation and Communication Technologies (ICTs) not further defined
Type of initiative
EU institutional initiative
OrganizationEuropean Digital SME Alliance
Event settingOn Location
The 4th Call for proposals under the Digital Europe Programme (DIGITAL) is now published! Discover the new calls under the Work Programme 2023-2024 to support Advanced Digital Skills and apply from May 11.
The new Work Programme 2023-24 recently adopted by the European Commission allocated €909.5 million aiming to reinforce the EU’s critical digital capacities by focusing on key areas such as climate and environment protection technology, data, AI, cloud, cybersecurity, advanced digital skills, and deployment for the best use of these technologies.
In particular, in order to fill the significant shortage of sector specialists using advanced digital technologies and ICT specialists, it is necessary to increase the pool of pupils who would be ultimately interested to study STEM and ICT, with a special focus on girls and women who are vastly underrepresented in the digital field. Also, the share of students choosing ICT and notably semiconductors disciplines is too low to satisfy the demand required by the labour market. Read more