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WISE

Women Entrepreneurs in STEM

WISE has been developed with a clear goal: to increase the number of female entrepreneurs in STEM by transforming their access to and the quality of the training they receive from entrepreneurship VET institutions in the UK, Ireland, Germany, and Norway! 

Project Details:

According to the European Parliament´s prognosis 7 million, new jobs in STEM sectors will be available in the EU by 2025. Closing the gender gap in STEM in the EU could lead to an additional 1.2 million jobs and an improvement in GDP per capita by 2.2 to 3% by 2050!

The WISE project delivers to this end:

  1. Regional Mapping & 100+ Scan Cards providing an overview of European STEM Good Practices in regard to:
    (i) Skills competencies & knowledge;
    (ii) Training programs;
    (iii) Policies & government interventions;
    (iv) Supporting ecosystems.
  2. New Women Entrepreneurs in STEM Business Alliances & Action Plans in the UK, Ireland, Germany, and Norway
  3. Startup in STEM Curricula & Open Educational Resources – OERs
  4. The WISE Open Online Learning & Knowledge Exchange Platform
  5. Learning Placements Frameworks

Duration: 01/09/2017  to  31/08/2019