Who we are
Posted on May 17, 2023
The Digital4Business consortium is made up of 15 key partners across 7 EU member states. Partners come from a variety of sectors including higher education institutes, research centres, training providers and industry partners.
1. Adecco Formazione
is a leading Italian HR solutions and consulting multi-brand platform. It is one of the largest Italian training providers. Since 2001 it has offered a comprehensive service of orientation, higher and continuing education, acting as a reference point for analysis, advice and implementation of growth projects and competition using a methodological approach based on innovation.
is a global leader in the engineering and R&D market that is leveraging the power of connected data to accelerate innovation and digital transformation. They offer broad industry experience, and strong know-how in key technology sectors such as mobility, software and technology services, robotics, testing, simulations, data security, AI and data analytics. They are part of the Adecco Group.
3. CINI (National Interuniversity Consortium for Informatics)
is a consortium of 49 public Italian universities. This alliance specialises in national academic research in the fields of Computer Engineering, Computer Science, and Information Technologies involving 1,300+ professors of both computer science and computer engineering.
4. Digital Technology Skills Limited (DTSL)
is a leading influence in the field of skills training, management development and the introduction of human performance improvement and impact measurement in Ireland. DTSL has extensive expertise in developing, launching, and sustaining skills programmes, frameworks, and pathways both accredited and non-accredited, across a wider spectrum of capabilities and competencies.
works with more than 7,000 organisations in over 60 countries around the world, helping individuals and organisations navigate workforce changes. They are a division of the Adecco group and are based in Germany.
6. Linköping University (LiU)
is a Swedish university with 35,900 students in four faculties: Engineering, Humanities, Medicine and Education. LiU is also an AI research excellence centre with strong and broad research and education in AI both from a technical and interdisciplinary perspective that combines a long history with driving the development of AI towards the future.
7. Matrix Internet
is an Irish-based digital agency with over 20 years of experience, specialising in areas such as website design, branding, development and digital marketing and communications. The agency has offices in Dublin and Brussels, and is passionate about making a positive difference to the future of Europe through some of the EU’s most important digital skills programmes.
8. National College of Ireland (NCI)
is a third level education institute based in Dublin, Ireland. Through its Cloud Competency Centre, NCI remains committed to bridging high-performance computing, distributed ledger technologies, data analytics, and parallel processing with ongoing business and economic developments to produce quality postgraduate education, research outputs, and collaborations with academic institutions, funding agencies, and companies.
9. NOVA Information Management School (NOVA IMS)
was founded in 1989 and is currently recognised in Europe as a reference institution in data science. NOVA IMS has around 3,000 students enrolled in 10 awarding degree programmes, four of which are ranked in the world’s top 4 of the Best Masters Ranking 2022 by Eduniversal.
10. University Paris 8 Vincennes Saint-Denis
was founded in 1969 as the so-called “experimental university centre of Vincennes” issued from the historical University of Paris. It specialises in social sciences and humanities, offering courses such as political science, arts, geopolitics, gender studies, and links between SSH, health and technologies.
11. Schumann Associates
is the leading EU business advisory firm in Brussels with over 30 years’ experience in European funding and public affairs. They work closely with our clients to influence policy, unlock EU funding, win new business, and deliver successful projects.
12. Skillnet Ireland
is a business support agency of the Government of Ireland, responsible for advancing the competitiveness, productivity, and innovation of businesses through workforce development. Skillnet Ireland focuses on the upskilling challenges of businesses today including climate action, digital transformation, SME innovation and leadership.
13. Terawe Technologies Limited
is a subsidiary of Terawe Corporation, a Global IT Solutions and Services company. Terawe are leaders in cloud technologies including data, AI, predictive analytics, machine learning, fog and edge computing, and IoT.
14. The University of Digital Science (UDS)
is a German university focused on digital science as a vital tool for individual, collective, socioeconomic and political decisions. It is Europe’s first 100% digitally designed, platform-based university, where digitisation with all its facets is the main focus of research and teaching.
15. Universita di Bologna
Founded in Italy in 1088, Universita di Bologna is the oldest university in continuous operation in the world, and was the first degree-awarding institution of higher learning. It is a comprehensive higher education institution with 32 departments and 219 degree programmes: 92 first cycle programmes (BA), 114 second cycle programmes (MA) and 13 single cycle programmes. UNIBO also offers 45 PhD programmes, 52 specialisation schools and 74 professional courses, 16 of which are international.