EU STEM Coalition - Taskforce Meeting: Copenhagen (ANE stakeholders meeting)

EU STEM Coalition - Taskforce Meeting: Copenhagen (ANE stakeholders meeting)

Date: 
3 March 2017 - 9:00am
Host organisation: 
Association of Nordic Engineers (ANE)
Country: 
Denmark
City & meeting location: 
Copenhagen
Short summary: 

On March 3, 2017 the Association of Nordic Engineers (ANE) hosted a stakeholders meeting aimed at facilitating the knowhow sharing and stakeholder engagement in developing national STEM strategies. The meeting was co-organised by the EU STEM Coalition with representatives from the Dutch national STEM platform (PBT), Danish National STEM platform (ASTRA) and CSR Europe of the EU STEM Coalition providing presentations on their national and EU-level initiatives. The meeting was attended by ANE members from Denmark, Norway and Sweden as well as government and industry representatives from each of these countries, including the Norwegian Centre for Science Recruitment, the Norwegian ministry of education and Microsoft Denmark.

Objective of the meeting: 

The purpose of the meeting was to engage stakeholders in or to formulate actions regarding:

 

  • mapping opportunities and clarifying the needs in Sweden, Norway and Denmark in establishing the national STEM platforms and developing national STEM strategies,
  • sharing expertise and getting support in terms of learning from existing best practices in the Netherland and Denmark,
  • benefiting from peer-to-peer coaching and network building,
  • generating ideas for the next steps at country level and in joint cooperation.
Description: 

On March 3, 2017 the Association of Nordic Engineers (ANE) hosted a stakeholders meeting aimed at facilitating the knowhow sharing and stakeholder engagement in developing national STEM strategies. The meeting was co-organised by the EU STEM Coalition with representatives from the Dutch national STEM platform (PBT), Danish National STEM platform (ASTRA) and CSR Europe of the EU STEM Coalition providing presentations on their national and EU-level initiatives. The meeting was attended by ANE members from Denmark, Norway and Sweden as well as government and industry representatives from each of these countries, including the Norwegian Centre for Science Recruitment, the Norwegian ministry of education and Microsoft Denmark. 

Next steps: 

ANE will plan a follow-up meeting with its members to discuss further cooperation.