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Skills for Europe

Partners

In order to achieve the impact that Intel seeks to create through the Skills for Europe initiative, a diverse collaboration of partner organizations is needed to provide the knowledge, scale, and connections necessary for a truly transformative effect.  That is why Intel has brought together a diverse group of enterprises and institutions to take part in Skills for Europe.  Such organizations include universities, non-profit organizations, international collaborations, corporate networks, national and international publications, professional societies, and governmental bodies.  Working with this vast array of community stakeholders ensures that the Skills for Europe initiative will operate with the highest level international expertise while staying grounded to local needs and concerns.

International Organizations

UNESCO
UNESCO is an agency of the United Nations (UN) tasked with establishing peace on the basis of humanity’s moral and intellectual solidarity through the creation of holistic policies that address the social, environmental, and economic dimensions of sustainable development.  UNESCO pursue its objectives through five major programs: education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and communication and information.

Junior Achievement Young Enterprise
JA-YE Europe is Europe’s largest provider of entrepreneurship education programmes, reaching 3.1 million students in 39 countries in 2012.  Funded by businesses, institutions, foundations and individuals, JA-YE brings the public and private sectors together to provide young people in primary and secondary schools and early university with experiences that promote the skills, understanding and perspective that they will need to succeed in a global economy.

European Schoolnet
European Schoolnet (EUN) is a non-profit network of 30 Ministries of Education in Europe.  The goal of EUN is to improve the quality of European education by providing schools with the information and services necessary for the adoption and effective use of educational technologies and driving outreach programs to improve specific areas of education such as math, science, and research activities.

CSR Europe
CSR Europe is the leading European business network for Corporate Social Responsibility. Through its network of around 70 corporate members and 37 National CSR organisations, it gathers over 5,000 companies, and acts as a platform for those businesses looking to enhance sustainable growth and positively contribute to society.

Digital Europe
DIGITALEUROPE is an association of companies within the Information and Communications Technology and Consumer Electronics sectors.  It represents more than 10,000 companies all over Europe with more than 2 million employees and over EUR 1,000 billion in revenues.  The goal of Digital Europe is to foster policy that will create jobs and growth in Europe.

Organisation Internationale De La Francophonie
The International Organisation of La Francophonie represents one of the biggest linguistic zones in the world. Its members share more than just a common language. They also share the humanist values promoted by the French language. The French language and its humanist values represent the two cornerstones on which the International Organisation of La Francophonie is based.  The IOF’s goal is to promote peace, democracy, human rights, cultural diversity, sustainable development, and education in the French-speaking world.

Plan International
Founded over 75 years ago, Plan is one of the oldest and largest children's development organisations in the world. Plan aims to achieve lasting improvements in the quality of life of deprived children in developing countries by: ensuring the basic needs of needy children, their families, and communities are met; building relationships between cultures and countries to foster unity; promoting the rights and interests of the world’s children.  In 2012, Plan worked with 84 million children in 90,131 communities.

Science on Stage
Science on Stage is a European initiative designed to encourage teachers from across Europe to share best practice in science teaching.  It seeks to provide teachers with forum in which to exchange ideas, inspire and motivate science teachers, inform science teachers about wider research, raise the profile of science teachers in their communities and countries.

National Organizations

Proseed
Proseed is a Polish technology business magazine, with nationwide coverage. It supports entrepreneurs and future entrepreneurs with knowledge about building competitive advantage by using innovative solutions and creating value of their companies. It is published monthly since July 2010 and it is shared in an electronic form free of charge.

Center for Citizenship Education
The Center for Citizenship Education is an independent education institution in Poland with the purpose of improving the quality of and access to an education, and promoting practical skills and attitudes necessary to build a democratic state and civil society.  In collaboration with local governments, the Center drives education projects on a variety of subjects including math, science, and the economic and cultural dimensions of education.

Warsaw University
Established in 1816, Warsaw University is the largest university in Poland and provides courses for over 56,000 students.  Warsaw University offers courses in over 37 fields, and more than 100 specializations in technical disciplines, sciences, and humanities.

Fundacja Rozwoju Społeczeństwa Informacyjnego (Foundation for the Development of IT Society)
Started in 2008 by the Polish-American Freedom Foundation, FRSI is purposed with promoting the development of the information society both within Poland and beyond its borders.  They seek to accomplish this through: increasing access to the internet and communications technology; popularize the benefits of using information technology; facilitate collaboration between different sectors of the information economy.

Polish-American Freedom Foundation
The Foundation was established by the Polish-American Enterprise Fund   organized twenty two years ago, following the Support for the East European Democracy Act passed by the U.S. Congress in 1989.  The goals of the Foundation include: pursuing initiatives promoting higher quality and greater access to education; developing local communities; sharing the Polish experience in transformation.  From the beginning, the foundation has focused its efforts on rural areas and small towns.

British Council
Founded in 1934, the British Council is a charity in the form of a public corporation and non-departmental public body with operational independence from the UK government.  It seeks to: make high-quality English materials available worldwide thereby increasing opportunity and employability; collaborate with British artists and creative talent to develop a worldwide network of artists, organizations, and audiences.

University College London
Founded in 1826, University College London is one of the UK’s oldest and largest public research universities and is one of the most prestigious institutions of higher learning in the world.  UCL encourages cross-disciplinary studies and encourages research to address global challenges of massive scale and is the most cited university in Europe.

Association for Learning Technology
The Association for Learning Technology is a charity in the UK dedicated to promoting the effective use of learning technology.  ALT hopes to bring together lawmakers, educators, and technical professionals to improve practices, promote research, and support effective policy.  ALT’s current membership consists of over 900 individuals and over 225 organizations including universities, government agencies, and technology developers.

BizTEC
Founded in 2004, BizTEC is the leading entrepreneurship platform in the Israeli academia, which encourages and motivates entrepreneurs to act on their innovation, by leveraging state of the art technology to the commercialization stage.  Winners of the BizTEC Challenge have the exclusive opportunity to represent Israel in the European and Global Intel Challenge, as well as other international competitions with which we are affiliated.

Hungarian Association for Innovation
The Hungarian Association for Innovation (HAI) is a professional and employer's business federation which focuses its activities on the economically stimulating role of innovation.  It was established by 30 member institutes in 1990. The HAI now comprises 314 members including universities, research institutes, innovative companies and enterprises, non-profit institutes, and six associations representing 459 members respectively.

Retis
RETIS is an association of French incubators, BICS, science parks and competitiveness clusters:  the French Innovation Network for more than 20 years.  They gather their members to support innovation on their territory.  With 120+ members and 800+ innovation business advisors, RETIS supports 12000+ SMEs. Learn more about Retis >

Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna is a public university institute - with special autonomy - working in the field of applied sciences: Economic Sciences, Legal Sciences, Political Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Medical Sciences, and Industrial and Information Engineering.  The School aims at experimenting innovative paths in research and education.  Professors and researchers live and interact with the students, day after day, enjoying a continuous cultural and intellectual exchange.

Universidad Europea de Madrid
The Universidad Europea de Madrid was founded in 1995 and offers a comprehensive and international university education, geared towards preparing students to enter the job market while enhancing their own personal development.  The University prides itself on providing its students internships and valuable chances to study at foreign universities.

Venture Cup
Venture Cup is a non-profit organization based in Sweden that aims to promote entrepreneurship in Scandinavia.  Every year, Venture Cup holds a business plan competition and awards 1.8 million Swedish kronor to winners across several categories: environment and energy; man and society; life science and technology and the web; software and media.  Venture Cup was started solely as a business plan competition but has since developed a process that helps participants improve and develop their ideas.

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