Friday, 12 January 2018 12:03

Kick Off Meeting of the EO4GEO European Project


The EU Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) has approved the project EO4GEO- Towards and innovative strategy for skills development and capacity building in the space geo-information sector supporting Copernicus user uptake.

EO4GEO is an Erasmus+ Sector Skills Alliance gathering 26 partners (and initially 22 associated partners, looking forward to new adhesions) from 16 countries from academia, private and public sector active in the education/training and space/geospatial sectors. It is coordinated by the Association GISIG and will run over four years, starting from 1st January 2018.

EO4GEO aims to help bridging the skills gap between supply and demand of education and training in the space/geospatial sector by reinforcing the existing ecosystem and fostering the uptake and integration of space/geospatial data and services in end-user applications. EO4GEO will work in an multi- and interdisciplinary way and apply innovative solutions for its education and training actions including: case based and collaborative learning scenarios; learning-while-doing in a living lab environment; on-the-job training; the co-creation of knowledge, skills and competencies; etc.

The 2 full days - that will be held at the CNR headquarters in Milan, Via Alfonso Corti 12 (Expo hall) - are the start of the activities involving the 26 project Partners and the Officiers of the European Commission Erasmus+ The schedule for the next 4 years will be presented with definition of the immediate activities of the first year. The 10 Work Pakages will be discussed and analysed and duties defined for each Partner. IREA-CNR is coordinator of the task 6.4 in WP 4: - Developing a long-term Action Plan (Dissemination and Expoitation) - Task 6.4 - Defining the long-term roll-out and maintenance plan'., and will contribute in several other WPs.

Kick-off Meeting Agenda


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