EU project SPPRING: Skills for the Paper and Printing Industries’ Next Generations


We are very proud to be part of the European Blueprint project “SPPRING: Skills for the Paper and Printing Industries’ Next Generations”.

The project runs from January 2019 to June 2020 and will involve European and national sectorial associations, public authorities, companies, recruitment and orientation agencies, VET schools and universities – among others.

The main goal of SPPRING is to provide a framework for developing a sectoral skills and recruitment strategy for the EU paper-based value chain, addressing both current and likely future skills needs, as well as education and training content and recruitment issues, as a basis for helping the sector remain globally competitive in the face of technological and policy changes which respond to societal challenges.

For this project and intelligence’s research, we would like to add your organisation as key stakeholder and we kindly ask you to enter your contact information into the project database via this link:

WHY participate:

  • Unique analysis of future trends in the sector;
  • Based on that analysis of trends, skills gaps to be identified for the sectors;
  • Skills gap analysis will provide clear guidance for the education sector to provide relevant education/training for all value chain in paper and printing industries;
  • Creation of EU-wide market for future trainees/graduates for new skills/job roles.

Your benefits:

  • Receive first-hand information;
  • Overall picture and analysis of the key developments in the sectors with a clear picture of the skills needed in the future;
  • Have your training needs considered in the development of tailor-made training offer;
  • Contribute to the definition of a European strategy on skills for the paper and printing sector.

Your information will be used only for the project’s purpose and you will be asked to respond to a questionnaire.

If you would like to know more take a moment to review the SPPRING project by clicking the button below. 

SPPRING Project Summary