Skillman supports the KIC EIT RawMaterials

Skillman supports from December 2015 the KIC EIT RawMaterials (EIT RM), an EIT Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), funded in 2014 by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). EIT Raw Materials has the goal of boosting the competitiveness, growth and attractiveness of the European raw materials sector via radical innovation and entrepreneurship. This…

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SKILLMAN has been presented in the 24th Annual EfVET International Conference in Cyprus.

‘What makes Vocational Education and Training an attractive pathway to success?’ This was the title of the conference held in Cyprus beteewn the 21st and the 24th of October 2015.   The event aimed at exploring the opportunities provided by Vocational Education and Training. For this reason key players of that sector were called to…

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Graphene: the most promising of carbon-based nanostructured materials

EU 2020 agenda states that EU is the home to world leading manufacturing industries, game changing innovative technologies and an entrepreneurial infrastructure that can enable the transition to a resource efficient, sustainable, society. Unfortunately raw materials, crucial for these core industrial activities, are mostly imported from other countries. The challenge to increase the supply of…

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Three students from Alfa College will be hosted by CSCS for the production of a videogame.

Within skillman activities, cscs is entitled to internally develop a videogame for marketing and learning purposes with the aim to attract young visitors to its platform. For this reason, upon an agreement of collaboration with Alfa College Groningen, three students from Holland has been involved in this process organizing a mobility experience to Italy: Zardjo…

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IoT-connected cars: the new challange

Technology is evolving so rapidly it has become an integral component of everyday life and having uninterrupted connectivity is necessary, even while driving. In fact, analysts predict that by 2016 in-vehicle connectivity and basic online content will become critical buying factors, even if a little while ago, drivers have resisted paying extra for in-vehicle connected…

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Improving Robots Sensors

One of problem areas, which the Sector Skills Alliance intends to answer is related to the advanced productions processes involving automated robotics. Industrial robots, in fact, are becoming smarter, faster and cheaper and are called upon to go beyond traditional repetitive, onerous or even dangerous tasks such as welding and materials handling. They are taking on…

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'Skillman' presented at the 'Central Asia Academy for development of Vet Provision' event

Skillman and the opportunities provided by the project to universities and vocational schools has been introduced to the participants of ‘Central Asia Academy for development of Vet Provision’ event during the session dedicated to the thematic groups. The event, led in October in Bishkek (Kyrgyz Republic), addressed VET policy makers and practitioners including representatives from…

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