Tackling the deeptech skills shortage

Progress is being made in training more tech experts, reports Fiona Alston

One Irish tech founder who has joined the initiative is Vanessa Tierney of Abodoo, the tech skills company. Picture: Marc O’Sullivan

Last November we reported on the EIT’s Deep Tech Talent Initiative which is a flagship action of the European Commission's new innovation agenda – inviting diverse stakeholders to jump on board, with the enthusiastic goal to skill one million people within the deep tech fields over the next three years.

The initiative is open to all training providers who can offer training, in different deep tech areas, to high school pupils, university students, and adult ...