CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST for COPERNICUS ACADEMY NETWORK was published. Please find enclosed a note on the Network of Copernicus Academy initiative by Unit GROW I 3 Space Data for Societal Challenges and Growth.
The European Commission has decided to create the “Copernicus Academy Network” to develop the potential benefits behind the Copernicus data and information products offer. The network has the mission to support the Commission in tackling the challenge of bridging the gap between skills and data use and enable Copernicus data uptake in new sectors (f.i.: dedicated university curricula for geology, forestry management).
Applicants should send their expression of interest to GROW-I3@ec.europa.eu with in the subject line: “Copernicus Academy – Expression of Interest” and fill the 1 page information template (see Annex 1). The deadline for the submission is targeted for the 13 October, 2016. Within 25 working days, the Commission will inform applicants about the established list of Copernicus Academy Network members and communicate the validated membership4.