Several technology companies will participate in a campaign aimed at bolstering workforce technology training in Europe, Techworld reports.
SAP plans to launch a training platform for smart grid installers and an online learning environment for young students, according to the report.
Cisco plans to educate 100,000 smart meter installers and Telefonica will help 1,000 startups through five academies.
Ryan Heath, an EC spokesman, told Techworld the digital economy adds more than 100,000 jobs per year but needs enough people in the right places to fill those positions.
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