MATES to present at “EUSAIR investments in blue skills and education” on 9 July

MATES coordinator Lucía Fraga Lago (CETMAR) and MATES partner Lefteris Sdoukopoulos (CERTH-HIT) will be presenting at the upcoming online workshop “EUSAIR investments in blue skills and education” on 9 July.

The workshop is hosted by the Friuli Venezia Giulia Autonomous Region, in partnership with the European Commission and the EUSAIR governance actors, in the framework of the EU strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region-EUSAIR and more specifically  Pillar 1. “Blue Growth”. It is aimed at analysing the new blue education and training needs arising from the twin green and digital transitions in the Region, with the purpose of defining possible common paths on a macroregional scale. The focus will be on both the main fields represented by sustainable ship and boatbuilding and sustainable port operations.

EUSAIR Policy-makers including European Social Fund – ESF and European Maritime and Fisheries Fund – EMFF Managing Authorities of EU Countries and National/Regional Authorities responsible for the Education and Training policies, academia, higher technical institutes, VET providers, research and innovation bodies, businesses are expected to join the event.

  • The workshop will be held online on 9 July 2021 from 9:30 to 12:30 (CEST)
  • Simultaneous translation into English/Italian language will be provided
  • There will be opportunities to raise questions and express views


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