By endorsing digital skills for education (EdTech), and fostering digital upskilling and reskilling in the workforce, this category aims to award SMEs which equip individuals with the abilities necessary to thrive in the digital age.

From basic skills, such as using a computer or a tablet, to training ICT specialists in emerging technologies like AI, Blockchain and Data, there is a very lively crowd of organisations, trainers and teachers that are helping Europeans grow in digital.


Digital skills for all

inclusion of under-represented categories in the ICT sector

EdTech - Digital skills for Education

women in ICT Skills

The digitalisation of sectors, providing unique opportunities for economic growth and for a greater inclusion of women in the labour market

digital upskilling / reskilling of the workforce

Deadline: 10 October 2024 // 23:59 CEST

the winner



the finalists

Secure Practice


Telerik Academy



the jury members

Valerie Rousselin Somerville

EU Funding Manager (Skillnet Ireland)

George Brashnarov

General Manager (Nemetschek Bulgaria) and Vice-President for Bulgaria of the European DIGITAL SME Alliance

Isabel Weyerts

Responsible for Press and Public Relations (Bundesverband IT-Mittelstand e. V. – BITMi)