The EU Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) has approved the project EO4GEO- Towards and innovative strategy for skills development and capacity building in the space geo-information sector supporting Copernicus user uptake.

EO4GEO is an Erasmus+ Sector Skills Alliance gathering 26 partners (and initially 22 associated partners, looking forward to new adhesions), most of the from the Copernicus Academy Network, from 16 countries from academia, private and public sector, active in the education/training and space/geospatial sectors.

It is coordinated by GISIG and will run over four years, starting from 1st January 2018.

EO4GEO aims to help bridging the skills gap between supply and demand of education and training in the space/geospatial sector by reinforcing the existing ecosystem and fostering the uptake and integration of space/geospatial data and services in end-user applications.

More information available in the project website.