The Pact for Skills for microelectronics is a new engagement and governance program to support Upskilling and Reskilling, to attract “new talent”, and to unlock EU and national/ regional funding.
The Pact was launched by commissioners Breton and Schmit and represents a strong and timely signal for our microelectronics industry, recognizing the priority to create a well-skilled European workforce in microelectronics R&D, Design, and manufacturing.
Over 20 partners, Industry, R&D hubs, Education providers and NGOs have already endorsed the Pact.
EU CHIPS ACT
The five strategic objectives of the EU Chips Act are to Strengthen Europe’s Research and Technology leadership, to Build and Reinforce Capacity to Innovate, to Put in Place a Framework to Increase Production Capacity, to Address the Skills Shortage, and to Develop an In-Depth Understanding of the Semiconductor Supply Chains.
A strong and well-skilled Europe in the area of microelectronics, based on the of joining forces of European companies, workers, national, regional and local authorities, social partners, cross-industry and sectoral organisations, education and training providers, chambers of commerce and employment services.
EUROPEAN CHIPS SKILLS 2030 ACADEMY
A European Industry, University, and Training Network to address the skills shortage, attract new talent, and support the emergence of a skilled workforce.
The Pact for Skills on Microelectronics board drafted a vision paper for discussion.
Recovery after covid and creating a basis for European sovereignty in the field of microelectronics. And at the same time supporting the green and digital transitions of the European Union.
To create passion and drive and connect on a European scale the organisations, institutions, countries and people who can jointly make a difference and have an impact on upskilling and reskilling of Europe in the field of microelectronics.