News & Events


EUVECA Baseline Report policy experts’ workshop

The EUVECA Baseline Report was published earlier this year with interesting insights, serving as the project scientific foundation. The report encompasses, among others, a comprehensive European policy review, a scoping literature review, and primary empirical data collection to conduct European and regional needs analyses. To understand how to translate the theoretical findings of the report into practical terms, a workshop was organised on 8 September 2023 bringing together EUVECA partners

Read More »
Decentralised simulation training to develop competencies in community care in Norway

An article by Anita Bjørsvik Kvamme Decentralised simulation training for professionals – and students in the community health and care services have been pointed out as particularly interesting from different levels of health care education, and health care services in the region. The Norwegian EUVECA project group, therefore, organised a seminar with representatives of the future Regional Vocational Excellence Hub (RVEH). On the one hand, the aim was to give

Read More »
Motivating healthcare professionals in their own training to improve public health

An article by Silvia Prieto, Vicente Traver, Olga Navarro, Sandra Martínez During the first meeting of the Valencian Regional Vocational Excellence Hub (RVEH) healthcare professionals identified crucial competencies for future professionals. These included: Empathising with the patient, Professional responsibility, Investing in digital competencies, Teamwork and communication, Greater meritocracy, Transformational leadership, Training in emotional management, Competencies in healthcare guardianship and patient safety. To address the challenges in the healthcare sector, it

Read More »
21st century skills for sustainable healthcare systems

The European healthcare industry faces significant challenges in maintaining its sustainability. To tackle this issue, EUVECA has identified six major megatrends that will be central areas of focus on developing learning and training initiatives for healthcare professionals and medical students. The overarching goal is to equip current and future healthcare professionals with the essential skills and resources needed to actively contribute to the establishment of a sustainable healthcare sector. Embracing

Read More »
EUVECA Consortium Meeting in Bergen: advancing healthcare education and upskilling across Europe!

We had an excellent consortium meeting in Bergen last week! The Western Norway University of Applied Science (HVL) and the Western Norway Regional Health Authority (Helse Vest RHF) hosted the event, which brought together over 40 partners representing 19 organisations from the EUVECA consortium between June 20th and 22nd, 2023. The meeting was highly productive, with engaging discussions about the project’s next steps and the most effective strategies to move

Read More »
European Health Tech Summit: future-proofing health professionals’ skills for the digital transition

On Tuesday, 21st March 2023, EUVECA and BeWell had an excellent opportunity to be part of the panel discussion “Future-proofing health professionals’ skills for the digital transition” in the scope of the European Health Tech Summit at the European Parliament in Brussels. Zoi Mylona, who represented the BeWell project, and Henriette Hansen, who spoke on behalf of EUVECA, emphasised the commonalities and synergies between the two EU projects. The event

Read More »
European Year of Skills: Opportunities for Health

The event organised by the European Policy Center focused on turning the current and future challenges healthcare systems and the healthcare workforce will be facing into opportunities. The digitalisation of healthcare creates an urgent need to upskill and reskill Europe’s healthcare workforce. Digital tools have the potential to improve care quality and accessibility, as well as reduce healthcare workers’ workload. However, without the required skills and knowledge, digital tools could

Read More »


San Sebastian, Spain

On 15 and 16 November, the Forum on Vocational Excellence 2022 gathered in San Sebastian to discuss the latest developments in the field of Vocational Education and Training!

The event aimed to mobilise the participation of different VET centres and relevant stakeholders to reach the European target of establishing at least 100 networks of vocational excellence by 2027.


The EUVECA project welcomes the launch of the European health multistakeholder partnership on skills gaps and emerging occupations!

The event is hosted by BeWell Project, the EU-funded project designed to promote the upskilling and reskilling of the European health workforce.

Read more here

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

Keep in touch with the EUVECA project, subscribe to our newsletter now!



The sustainability of the European health care sector has been challenged by 6 mega trends over the last several years. To respond to these trends and achieve maximum care quality, patient safety, efficiency, and economic sustainability, the sector has undergone major changes:   

(i) Increased digitalization  

(ii) A shift towards patient-centered care 

(iii) Greater patient involvement in in co-designing care pathways