On May 13, 2013, the Technology Pact was signed by many actors: industries, regional and central governments, schools and educational institutions. The pact includes 22 concrete actions on which all actors agreed. The pact tries to improve the connection between education and the technology sector and thereby reduce the shortage of technical staff.
On the 19th of May, a new app for Iphone has been launched: Techniekpact. (can be downloaded on the Appstore for iPhones, “techniekpact 2020’”, it is also available for Android phones on the Play store).
Techniekpact is improving the connection between education and the labor market in the technology sector and tries to reduce the shortage of technical staff.