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ETF’s weekly analysis of the invasion of Ukraine: the impact on human capital and education.

Since the beginning of the Russian aggression in Ukraine, the ETF has been monitoring and collating data from a wide range of information sources. Our aim is to track and review the impact of the invasion on the movement of people, the consequences for workers and the labour market, and the effect on schools and education. The compilation of information provides a weekly snapshot of how the situation is unfolding. It also reports on what the future may hold in terms of reconstruction costs, recovery of the commercial sector and the long-term impact on education. 

Visit the ETF website every Monday afternoon for an updated report. The next update will be available on Monday 05 September 2022.

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Ukrainian Cluster Alliance and EIT Manufacturing collaborate

The war in Ukraine has brought together Ukrainian clusters and SMEs in a unique alliance, the Ukrainian Cluster Alliance (UCA). Starting in March as Clusters4Ukraine, it grew fast, renamed itself to Ukrainian Cluster Alliance and has grown ever since. EIT Manufacturing is honoured to collaborate with UCA and welcomes the organisation as a network partner.

Commission presents new European Innovation Agenda to spearhead the new innovation wave

Today, the Commission adopted a New European Innovation Agenda to position Europe at the forefront of the new wave of deep tech innovation and start-ups. It will help Europe to develop new technologies to address the most pressing societal challenges, and to bring them on the market. The New European Innovation Agenda is designed to position Europe as a leading player on the global innovation scene. Europe wants to be the place where the best talent work hand in hand with the best companies and where deep tech innovation thrives and creates breakthrough innovative solutions across the continent that will inspire the world.

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European Expert Network on Culture

This call for tenders has an aim of contributing to the improvement of policy development in the field of culture in Europe through the setting up of an effective network of leading European centres and experts on culture.

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Assistance Mechanisms for the Atlantic Action Plan and Black Sea

The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) is launching this call for tenders with a view to concluding two service contracts, one for each of the following lots:

  • Lot 1 ‘Atlantic’ — Assistance Mechanism for the Atlantic Action Plan;

  • Lot 2 ‘Black Sea’ — Assistance Mechanism for the Black Sea.

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SME Focus Group on Artificial Intelligence

Together with the European Commission's Joint Research Centre, European DIGITAL SME Alliance will be forming a Focus Group on Artificial Intelligence.