Alliance for Strategic Skills addressing Emerging Technologies in Defence



The ASSETs+ project aspires to build a sustainable human resources supply chain which allows defence sector companies to innovate by both attracting highly-skilled young workers and upskilling their employees thanks to customised, complementary education & training programmes addressing these main technologies: Robotics/Autonomous Systems/Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security and C4ISTAR*.

Industry 4.0, business digitalisation, artificial intelligence and KETs are increasingly taking centre stage, not as buzzwords but as pillars for innovation in all business sectors at a global level. The defence sector is no exception.

Accordingly, all players involved in this field are experiencing evolution in both business processes and human resources: the former in regard to technological advancements; the latter regarding the skills needed to exploit such technologies in the proper way.

In particular, human resources need to possess or develop new knowledge, abilities, and competences to help companies complete the quantum leap which is expected from the “fourth industrial revolution”.

The problem facing the European defence industry is twofold:

The ASSETs+ project will focus on 4 main activities:

Published on Thursday, Jan 20, 2022 Last Modified on Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022