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Deeping competencies in the EU – SKILLS on the Agenda

March 6, 2023

The European Office of Cyprus – Brussels Office, NCBR Office in Brussels – Business & Science Poland, Slovenian Business & Research Association, Eötvös Loránd University, the National Research, Development, and Innovation Office in Hungary and the Lithuanian RDI Liaison Office in Brussels (LINO) would like to invite you to participate in their event entitled Deeping competencies in the EU – SKΙLLS on the AGENDA.

Date : Monday, 06 March 2023

Location : Online

Time : 11:00 CET/12:00 EST

The online event will focus on Skills. Firstly, an introductory presentation on the Pact for Skills will be delivered, one of the flagship actions of the European Skills Agenda. The Pact for Skills is the first and latest development in the new Skills Agenda for Europe initiative. It was launched on 10 November 2020, and it aims to get public and private organisations together and encourage them to make concrete commitments to upskilling and reskilling adults. Additionally, the first speaker from the European Commission will share the latest news and updates, to acquire a better understanding of the aim, what does the Pact for Skills offer, the opportunities presented and how someone can be involved.

Since skills are one of the building blocks of the New European Innovation Agenda, the second presentation will focus on how the European Institute for Innovation & Technology (EIT) will play a prominent role in its implementation. For instance, EIT will contribute to the objectives of the Innovation Agenda by supporting 1 million deep tech talents over a 3-year period across all Member States.

Should you be interested in participating in the event, please register here.

The deadline for registration is Friday, 03/03.


11:00 – 11:05 Welcome by organisers
11:05 – 11:30 Pact for Skills

Felix Rohn, Policy Officer, DG EMPL, European Commission – Skills Agenda

11:30 – 11:55 The New European Innovation Agenda

Nora Locskai, European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT)

11:55 – 12:15 Q&A sessions and closing remarks


March 6, 2023
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