Webinars on EU fund opportunities

What are the best practices to identify and access EU fund opportunities?

The European Commission has set a Work Program for the next years that highlights the unique opportunity to lead the current transition to a fair, climate-neutral, digital Europe, which will affect every segment of our society and economic sector. The purpose will be achieved by the implementation of policy activities and funding opportunities in order to ensure effective project outcomes.

In this regard, the Skillman Alliance sees the importance of increasing the effectiveness of future project partnerships, thus it has designed a number of webinars that will bring together experts in different fields, with the aim of establishing relevant groups of collaboration for future EU project proposals.

Each of them will be a valuable occasion to set the basis for new EU programmes through cooperation and strategic thinking.

Join the Skillman Webinars on EU fund opportunities and become the protagonist of the TVET scenery

You will:

  • hold the stage in events with main representatives of the European Commission and other supranational organizations
  • be one of the main keynote speakers at SIF 2020
  • acquire visibility and recognition within an engaged community of professionals
  • receive special mentions in sector-focused research papers, magazines and
  • share your ideas on relevant topics with an elitist audience of selected worldwide
  • contribute to shape the main trends of the future of TVET and skills in AM

Supporting links and documents


The SIF – Skillman International Forum 2019 is held the 10th and the 11th of october 2019 within the DIDACTA fair

DAY 1 | 10.10.2019 @ 14.00 – 18.00
DAY 2 | 11.10.2019 @ 09.00 – 18.00

Link to Detailed Programme live updating

  • 4 Keynote speeches (duration 20′)
  • 5 Specialised speeches (duration 15′)
  • 1 Panel of Experts (duration 55′)
  • 10 Thematic Workshops (duration 90′) Participants will be involved in active groups to reflect on workshop topics and to produce concrete output and policy recommendations.
  • 10 Workshop followup sessions (duration 15′)
  • 2 Networking meetings and pitch tables (duration 3′)
  • The Awards ambassadors Ceremony (duration 40′)
  • The Policy paper pillars of the skillman 2019 vision – OFFICIAL DECLARATION (duraiton 20′)

Didacta is organised by Firenze Fiera, together with the main institutions of the territory (Tuscany Region, Florence City Council, Chamber of Commerce of Florence) and Didacta International, with the support of the Italian Chamber of Commerce for Germany (Itkam) and Florence Convention & Visitors Bureau.

INDIRE, the National Institute for Documentation, Innovation and Educational Research of the Italian Ministry of Education is responsible for the scientific planning of Fair Didacta Italy. Fiera Didacta Italia is also supported by the MIUR Ministry of Education, Universities and Research, the Department of European Policies of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Italy, the Italo-German Centre Villa Vigoni, Unioncamere and Assocamerestero.


Participation and Subscription to SIF, both online events and on site events are free of charge.

To take part to any of the SIF events it is compulsory to subscribe online in advance.

-> Subscription form

-> Online Webinars and SIF (you will receive invitation link one week before the event). Please remember to subscribe SIF and to prebook with the Skillman channel

Please note that nevertheless SIF is free access, to reach the SIF venue it’s necessary to own a valid ticket for admission at the DIDACTA fair of education (14 euros/day). The ticket can be bought at the entrance of the DIDACTA fair.


The Fortezza da Basso: the only Italian exhibition area within a true Renaissance architectural masterpiece. In the centre of Florence, just a 3-minute walk from the railway station, perfect logistics location endowed with overnight accommodations facilities and parking spaces.

The infrastructures of the city and the Fair are in constant development: from spring 2018 there is a new tram stop near the main entrance of the Fortress.

Over 30,000 square meters of exhibit surface, 4 Pavilions and common areas.

Hotel reservation can be done here


Arriving by plane

  • International Airport “Amerigo Vespucci”, (code IATA FLR) is 4 km from the city centre and can be easily reached by taxi and Ataf/Sita shuttle service “Vola in bus” which connects the airport with the central railway station “Santa Maria Novella” in only 15/20 minutes.
    Florence is well linked with the rest of the world through connections with Rome Fiumicino, Milan Malpensa and the main European capitals (Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Munich, Paris, Vienna). The main car rental services can be found at the airport.For further information: Airport of Florence – www.aeroportofirenze.it – tel. +39 055 30615
  • Pisa International Airport (code IATA PSA) is 80 km from Florence city centre and is connected to the Tuscany capital by train (departure every hour) and Terravition gran turismo buses. For information on timetables and tickets visit the website www.terravision.eu Besides aircrafts on regular services there are also low-cost flights operating in Pisa airport.For further information: Pisa International Airport –www.pisa-airport.com -tel. +39 050 849300
  • Following the improvement of the railway line “Freccia Rossa” which connects Florence and Bologna in only 35 minutes, Bologna Airport (code IATA BLQ) is today an easy stopover to reach Florence.
    For further information: Bologna International Airport – www.bologna-airport.it – tel +39 051 6479615

Arriving by train

Santa Maria Novella Central Station (one of the main railway junctions and interchange points of Florence public transport) is a two-minute walk from the main entrance of the da Basso Fortress, and the main reception of Firenze Fiera, placed at the ground floor of Palazzo degli Affari.
The other two railway stations of Florence (Rifredi and Campo di Marte) are 10 minutes from Santa Maria Novella Station and are well connected with local busses and scheduled busses.

For further information: www.trenitalia.it and www.italotreno.it

Arriving by car

Florence is connected with the main Italian cities through an efficient motorway network which leads to the city centre, where the fair district is located.
The da Basso Fortress is only 4 km from the A1 motorway (exit: Florence north or south).

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