DIGITAL UPGRADE SKILLING OF SMES AND SELF-ENTERPRISES
DigitUp is a European project that build set of digital tools and trainings for the managers and educators of SMEs and self-enterprises since they do not possess sufficient digital capabilities and resources for digital transformation. Investing in training for digital implementations will enable these enterprises to overcome digital skill gaps and benefit from opportunities that digitalization offers.
The objectives of the DigitUp project are:
- To identify the types of digital skills that are highly demanded by SMEs and self-enterprises and to provide familiarization and cross-sectional inputs towards the future digital skills and breakthroughs in emerging technologies to the managers and entrepreneurs
- To provide free access to high quality and up-to-date information and training over digital skills, and to support VET educators with proper resources and innovative materials for trainings relevant to SMEs digitalization process
- To highlight importance of the digitalization for internal and external business processes, encourage SMEs and self-enterprises to expand digital skills policy to work on challenges involved in digital transformation and enhance public debate about relevant topics
- To perform an extended dissemination and evaluation of the project outcomes, carry out pilot sessions with representative user groups such as VET educators, managers etc. to understand current needs better and ensure the access to innovative practices by the users.
The international partnership of the project is composed of: Czech Republic, Greece, Spain, Cyprus, Norway, Italy and Bulgaria.
Start date: 01.10.2022
End date: 30.09.2024