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Sectors: Education - Training, Industry, Innovation

Beneficiaries: Non-profit organisations, Research centres, Schools, Training centres, Universities

Regions: Worldwide

Category: Call for Proposals


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WE funding – EIT Raw Materials – Create…
Funds for: Create and deliver new education programmes/modules/courses
Main beneficiaries: Research centers

Responsible: European Commission


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Funds for: Create and deliver new education programmes/modules/courses, including content
Main beneficiaries: Research centers

Priorities and funded actions:

Objectives :
* PhD Education;
* Master Education;
* Lifelong Learning;
* Wider Society Learning

Priorities :
* Build the collaborative backbone of the KIC consortium and future service offerings;
* Support the building of a networked community by encouraging partners to get involved in several projects;
* Create new programmes or redesign existing programmes including a high degree of involvement of industry partners;
* Create new programmes or redesign existing programmes where students gain experience in industrial application, tackle challenges and create solutions through a pedagogy which fosters an entrepreneurial mindset;
* Introduce new Lifelong Learning programmes relevant to industry needs and improve intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship skills in the RM sector;
* Enhance interest in and knowledge of the role and importance of raw materials in society;
* Include industry partners and ensure their relevance in all types of educational activities;
* Encourage the inclusion of SMEs as partners and/or customers in the projects

Among financed actions
* Partner costs for development, establishment, recruitment, marketing and communications, administration and coordination;
* Promotional activities to attract participants to relevant courses, programmes and events;
* Development of innovative education tools;
* Follow-up activities related to KAVA projects that were previously granted funding;
* Mobility grants for students to participate in specific activities, such as industry placements, research visits or business mentorship schemes;
* Development and execution of Lifelong Learning events and associated activities;
* Development of material addressing career opportunities within the raw materials sector;
* Development of innovative training tools;
* Development and publication of communication material aimed at the wider society, NGOs, decision-makers, schools;
* Development of ”popular science” material