This category celebrates exceptional projects, stories, and initiatives promoting digital skills in Europe. The category recognises SMEs endorsing digital skills for education (EdTech), and fostering digital upskilling and reskilling in the workforce.Starting from basic skills, such as using a computer or a tablet, to ad-hoc training by ICT specialists in emerging technologies like AI, Blockchain and Data, the spectrum of award's recognition is indeed cross-sectoral and wide.


empowering youth in digital

Tackling psychological, community, organizational, economic, social and cultural aspects of youth

inclusion in the Digital World

Digital Skills for Education

Ed-Tech and the combined use of computer hardware, software, and educational theory and practice to facilitate learning

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

Providing solutions for relevant and useful digital skills and ensure workforce’s digital knowledge

Deadline: 29 October 2023 // 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)

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