Funding opportunity: Advanced Digital Skills call under DIGITAL

Funding opportunity: Advanced Digital Skills call under DIGITAL

Published on: 10/11/2022

In the framework of the Digital Education Action Plan 2021-2027, the DIGITAL-2022-SKILLS-03  call from the DIGITAL Europe Programme 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.

The European Commission  organised the Partner for DIGITAL Skills 3 – Info Day and pitching event on 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.