KA2: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices - Sector Skills Alliances


48 months from 01.01.2020 to 31.12.2023

Type of Action

Sector Skills Alliances

Project coordinator


Project start

01 January 2020


16 organizations from 10 countries.

Project Summary

EDDIE is a four-year (starting January 2020) Erasmus+ European Union funded collaborative project creating a Sector Skill Alliance (SSA) to develop a long-driven Blueprint for the digitalization the European Energy sector. The Consortia is coordinated by COMILLAS and brings together 16 partners from 10 EU Countries.
The challenge of the project is to develop a long-driven Blueprint for the digitalization of the European Energy sector to enable the matching between the current and future demand of skills necessary for the digitalization of the Energy sector and the supply of improved Vocational Education and Training (VET) systems and beyond.

EDDIE - briefly

Type of action: Sector Skill Alliance
Grant Number: 612398
Duration: 48 months
Project Coordinator: COMILLAS
Start Date: 01/01/2020
End date: 31/12/2023
EC Contribution: € 3,995,690.00

Project Objectives

Develop a European Sectorial Skills Alliance
Implement improved/new qualifications in national VET and beyond systems.
Fostering the collaboration and mobility among European training centres, universities and industries.
Provide a sustainable framework that allows education providers to define and update educational programs responding to industry changes.
Improve the attractiveness of the Energy sector as a career choice.

Concept and Approach

The objective of the project to develop a Blueprint Strategy for the Digitalisation of the Energy value chain (BSDE), will be based on the sustainable cooperation between key industry stakeholders, education and training providers, social partners and public authorities. The BSDE is an industry-driven strategy that will meet and anticipate the skills’ demands for the sustainable growth and digitalisation for the European Energy sector. This new strategic approach will reinforce the competitiveness of the European Energy Sector in an efficient and innovative way by creating a highly skilled workforce.