The applications for the European Digital Skills Awards 2024 are now closed. Following the resounding success of last year’s edition, a total number of 267 applications were received, showcasing a great enthusiasm for advancing digital skills initiatives across Europe.

Leading the category is Digital Skills for Education with 85 applications, followed by Inclusion in the Digital World category with 65 submissions. The Digital Upskilling @ Work category received 63 applications, while Women in ICT Careers category sees 38 projects competing for recognition. The new category of the 2024 edition, the Cybersecurity Skills, attracted 17 innovative initiatives.

Spain emerged as a standout participant with 59 applications, demonstrating significant engagement in fostering digital skills in Europe. Italy closely follows with 55 submissions, while Greece, Poland, and Portugal contributed 41, 32, and 31 applications respectively.

The Digital Skills and Jobs Platform of the European Commission is thrilled to witness such a diverse array of projects aimed at enhancing digital skills and inclusivity across Europe. The enthusiasm and innovation showcased by all the applications submitted underscore the EU’s commitment to advancing in the digital era.

The finalists for the EDSA24 edition will be announced during an online ceremony in May, with registrations opening soon for participation in the event. The winners of the new edition will be revealed during the Awards ceremony in Brussels in July. For updates and details on EDSA24, stay connected and subscribe to the Digital Skills and Jobs Digest.

Thanks to all the organisations that have submitted their projects for the Awards. We look forward to celebrating the finalists and winners with you all!



Source: European Digital Skills & Jobs Platform

Digital technology / specialisation

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cybersecurity
  • Internet of Things
  • Robotics
  • Digital skills

Digital skill level

  • Basic
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Digital Expert

Geographic Scope - Country

  • European Union

Type of initiative

EU institutional initiative