The ERASMUS+ programme has called for proposals for the ‘Alliance for Innovation 2021’ and ‘Alliances for Sectoral Cooperation on Skills’. An info session on the Alliance for Innovation 2021 will take place on 8 June.
The European Commission is considering a proposal for a Council Recommendation on individual learning accounts. The objective of these accounts is to ensure that all EU citizens can keep building the skills they need for sustainable employment. Individual learning accounts will be personal accounts to accumulate training entitlements for quality-assured training.
The European Commission has published a call for experts for its new Expert Group on AI and Data in education and training. The deadline for applications is 25 May 2021. The start of the Expert Group’s activities is planned for June 2021.
The European Commission has proposed new rules and actions to turn Europe into the global hub for trustworthy Artificial Intelligence (AI). This includes a combination of the first-ever legal framework on AI.
The European Commission is collecting stakeholder feedback on the recently adopted act on legal and ethical requirements for Artificial Intelligence (AI), which aims to ensure that AI is safe, lawful and in line with EU fundamental rights.
The European Commission has published the “2030 Digital Compass: the European way for the Digital Decade”. This core strategy document outlines the European Union’s vision for achieving Europe’s digital objectives for 2030.
The European Commission has adopted the first annual work programme of Erasmus+ 2021-2027. The new programme has a budget of €26.2 billion and will fund learning mobility and cross-border cooperation projects for Europeans of all ages and all backgrounds.
Last month, the European Commission launched the initiative “Women TechEU”. The aim of this scheme is to support women leading deep tech start-ups in Europe. The initiative will offer coaching and mentoring to female CEOs and founders. It will also make available funding to grow their business.