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New DIGITAL Call for education programmes in key digital technologies: Applications open now!

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Find your partners for the new Call "Specialised education programmes or modules in key capacity areas".

Objective: In the framework of the Digital Education Action Plan 2021-2027, the call aims at increasing and improving the offer of education programmes and the number of students specialised in key capacity areas. It will fund Master’s and Bachelor’s courses in digital technologies (for example cybersecurity, AI, blockchain, IoT, big data, cloud etc) and also inter-disciplinary programmes combining traditional subjects with tech. Consortia of universities, research centres and business can apply for funding and partner-up to design courses that aim to train more ICT specialists and empower professionals in non-ICT sectors with digital skills. The action will support cooperation between higher education institutions and the private sector, together with research and excellence centres in digital technologies, able to trainthe best digital talents and contribute to closing the gender gap in these fields

Budget: EUR 56 million and projects can go up to €10 million each.

Deadline: The application deadline is 24 January 2023 17:00, Brussels time.

Call Text: The call for proposal text can be viewed here.  

Call Information: Available on the Funding & Tender Portal.

Info session: To understand how organisations can benefit, the Digital Skills and Jobs Platform organised the Partner for DIGITAL Skills 3 – Info Day and pitching eventon 20 October 2022 from 09:30 - 11:30 CET.

During the dedicated  Info day, the European Commission explained the Call and the participants had the possibility to ask questions live and pitch their ideas for proposals, search for partners and were able to discuss with interested organisations. The recording of the event is available here.

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Do you want to find consortia partners and participate in this call?  

Simply use the Comments feature at the bottom of this tread to introduce your organisation, express your interest in creating or joining a consortia, indicate your desired role in the project, and provide a link to your Member Profile on the platform or your personal email address. You can see some organisations have already added their profiles below, so feel free to follow their lead! 

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You can also message Community Members directly using the new Private Messages feature, just click the Messages button on the top right of the screen when you are logged in as shown in the screen grab below. This is an excellent way to contact potential partners in a secure and discrete manner. 

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If you have questions or comments our Community Team are ready and waiting to help.  

Best of luck with your proposals!