The eSkills for Jobs European competition was organised within the context of the e-Skills for Jobs 2014 awareness raising campaign, as an opportunity to highlight and reward persons with a high level of digital skills and literacy at a European level.
The competition focused on identifying concrete successful initiatives made possible by ICT and the mastery of e-skills and aims to reach out to motivated and talented young people to the age of 25, educators, job seekers and entrepreneurs.
The winners, selected among a pool of candidates nominated at national level by the e-Skills National Contact Points (NCPs), have successfully undertaken initiatives made possible by ICT to one of the award categories of the European e-Skills competition.
The competition is composed of the following five categories, rewarding each time a winner and a runner up.
|e-Skills competition categories||Organisation sponsoring the prize||Prize for the winner||Winner||Organisation sponsoring the prize||Prize for the runner up||Runner up|
|Young Digital Talent||CISCO||One day visit to Cisco live in Milan (January 2015) + 1:1 meetings with VIPs + local office invitation – with high level manager + technical demo + Tablet||Lyubomir Yanchev - Computer enhanced analysis of images from immunohistochemistry - Bulgaria||Digital Europe||Tablet||Rowey Shmuel Shafran - Immediate response system for oil spills - Israel|
|Digital citizenship||European Internet Foundation||Invitation to attend the EIF dinner debate ‘A Magna Carta for the Internet - A discussion with the inventor of the web, Sir Tim Berners Lee’ on 18 November in Brussels||Gustav Budinsky - IT Association - Slovakia||Amitec||Tablet||Andrea Borg - Student Industry Engagement -Malta|
|Outstanding use of ICT for teaching||EUN||Teacher's continuous professional development conference in Rome 27-29 November.||Ole Caprani - LegoLab - Denmark||EUN||Teacher's continuous professional development conference in Rome 27-29 November.||Linda Lukas - Hello Ruby - Finland|
|Digital Entrepreneurship||HUWAEI||One week trip to China to visit R&D site and factory and meeting with EU Delegation and EU- China Chamber of Commerce.||Cosmin Malureanu - ASCENDIA - Romania||HUWAEI||Huawei P7 Smartphone.||Moshe Shoham - Mazor Robotics Renaissance Guidance System - Israel|
|Most active job seeker||SAP||SAP training on Academy Cube||Ankur Patel - Fit support for ICT upskilled job seeker - Ireland||Telecentre Europe||Windows tablet||Agnieszka Galazka - Fondazione Mondo Digitale - Italy|
Congratulations to all winners and runner ups! See the conference photos on http://conference.eskillsforjobs.it/event-media
More information on http://conference.eskillsforjobs.it/