#5. Open Call: EOSC within National Strategies for Digital Skills

  • Call opened: 30 June 2020
  • Deadline for clarification questions: 13 July 2020
  • Call closes: 15 July at noon (CEST)
  • Period of contract: July – December 2020 
  • Budget available up to 60.000 EUR
  • Further information on the call in the Guide for Quotation Request 
  • Conditions of contract

EOSC Working Group on Skills & Training is looking for a team of experts to conduct a study to frame digital skills required in the EOSC into the wider European agenda for skills and provide recommendations for Member States/Associated Countries on how to include EOSC in national skills policies/strategies.

The target audience of the study are policy makers at all levels: Ministries shaping up national agendas; EC officials from different DGs (e.g., RTD, CNECT, EAC, GROW, IT); Research Performing Organizations for shaping organizational structures; Educational organizations for vocational training; Research funding agencies; EOSC Association; Industry associations; Civic Organizations/NGOs for understanding the skills landscape and involve their operations. 

The Skills & Training working group has outlined four (4) distinct tasks to be completed as part of the study with some elements (non-exhaustive) the bidder must take into account in the proposal and delivery.

  1. Landscaping of national Digital Skills initiatives in Europe
  2. Gap analysis of existing national initiatives on Digital Skills in comparison to the envisioned EOSC Skills and Training goals and priorities proposed in the EOSC Strategic Research & Innovation Agenda (SRIA).  
  3. Analysis on how to best position EOSC Skills and Training in Digital Skills national strategies and agendas
  4. Developing a list of recommendations
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Main contact point of the tender
Please provide evidence of your team´s competencies and past experience in producing Digital Skills strategies and reports as well as any other activity related to study of Digital Skills. Please provide links to strategies and reports that you have written earlier. [Max 2000 words].
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