The objective of that European Commission Competition, organized since 2016, is to show the institutions which are best in development of technological competence and training in use of ICT tools. “Sector 3.0” was selected to the finals, out of 260 applications submitted from all over Europe. The Competition results can be found at the European Commission website.
“Among the most significant effects of our initiative are 10,000 people that have been trained, 20,000 participants of our events, and 6,000 cases of technical assistance,” said Dawid Szarański, the Program Director. “I’m very happy with that award. It is a stimulus for further hard work and extending the range of our activities.”
“Sector 3.0” representatives will participate in “ICT 2018: Imagine Digital – Connect Europe” conference in Vienna in early December, where the shortlisted organizations will present their good practices and activities. Representatives of “Sector 3.0” will popularize their project’s offer over two days of presentations and fairs at the Austria Center Vienna. They will have a special stall and using the VR technology screen the 360 video of this-year’s round of Sector 3.0 Festival. Also, the Mobile Advisors will present Photon Educational Robots used as teaching aids at programming training courses all over Poland. Visitors to the Polish stall will be able to learn about TechClub Network, and the Sector 3.0 Fund which supports creating new online tools.
The crowning point of the Conference will be the awards granting ceremony, attended by Mariya Gabriel, the EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society.
The “Sector 3.0” Program of the Polish-American Freedom Foundation has been run since 2012. Its main objective is to improve knowledge and skills of non-profit organizations’ members and staff in an effective use of ICT technologies in their everyday work. The program offer includes an annual technology festival for over 800 participants, training sessions, technological assistance, TechClubs meetings, and the fund which supports creating new online tools.