Business and education partnerships key for increasing digital expertise

Innovative partnerships between businesses and education institutions are the best way to increase the number of experts in artificial intelligence, cyber security and software engineering. This is a key finding from the Digital Talent Gap Workshop, which was organised as part of the European Computer Science Summit held in Rome.

Early exposure of pupils to informatics as well as the possibility for experts from industry to take up teaching assignments were among the suggestions from participating experts to address the underlying challenge of the growing shortage of skilled professionals and university graduates. 

See the full summary on the European Commission’s website.