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Skills for Industry

Fostering New Services and Jobs Creation

Expert Webinar

State-of-Play, Good Practices and Current Disruptions



22nd May 2020, 1:00 - 5:00 pm CEST








1:00 - 1:20 pm

New services challenged by COVID 19 and the green deal

André Richier, European Commission DG GROW

1:20 – 1:40 pm

State-of-play in SSME+D skills supply

Yassi Moghaddam, ISSIP
Carola Schulz,

Promising practices in new services facing major disruptions

1:40 - 2:00 pm

Research Unit Service and Human Resources Management – Fraunhofer IAO (Germany)

Walter Ganz, Head of Service and Human Resources, Fraunhofer IAO

2:00 - 2:20 pm


2:20 - 2:40 pm

Certificate of Advanced Studies in Data Product Design – Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) (Switzerland)

Dr. Jürg Meierhofer, Senior Lecturer Smart Service Engineering, ZHAW

2:40 - 3:00 pm

MSc of Service Engineering and Management - University of Porto, Faculty of Engineering (FEUP) (Portugal)

Dr. Lia Patrício, Director MSc of Service Engineering and Management, FEUP

3:00 - 3:20 pm

The Advanced Services Group – research group on servitization, Aston Business School (UK)

Dr. Andreas Schroeder, Senior Lecturer, The Advanced Services Group

3:20 - 3:40 pm


3:40 - 4:00 pm

Skillnet Ireland – company network for workforce learning (Ireland)

Paul Healy, Chief Executive, Skillnet Ireland

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Forward vision in demanding times

Tasks in skills supply
Lessons learned
Impacts of COVID 19
Transformations for the green economy

Tobias Hüsing, empirica
Laurent Probst, PwC





Contact in case of problems and questions

Carola Schulz: carola.schulz@empirica(dot)com

Tobias Hüsing: tobias.huesing@empirica(dot)com

Werner B. Korte: werner.korte@empirica(dot)com


tel.: +49 228 98530-0