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Highlights

Projects for Policies 4th Industrial Revolution
16 January 2018
Projects for Policies 4th Industrial Revolution
EWF, represented by Prof. Luisa Coutinho, was invited as Expert, by European Commission DG Research & Innovation Industrial Technologies to participate in a validation  ...
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Europe’s manufacturing transformation discussed in Lisbon
27 November 2017
Europe’s manufacturing transformation discussed in Lisbon
Manufacturing is at the core Europe’s history since the industrial revolution. And its legacy can be seen in the number of companies, organisations and research institutions that  ...
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Our 25th anniversary
24 November 2017
Our 25th anniversary
We celebrated our 25th anniversary by organising a week full of events and conferences focused on the future of European industry the qualifications needed to achieve it.  ...
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EWF 25th anniversary
13 November 2017
EWF 25th anniversary
This year, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the EWF, a series of conferences will take place in Portugal focused on the future of European industry and the qualifications  ...
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European Conference on Sectoral International Qualifications
25 October 2017
15-16 November - European Conference on Sectoral International Qualifications
The conference aims to present and validate a methodology for aligning International Sectoral Qualifications with EU policies/tools (EQF, Learning Outcomes, and ECVET), which is  ...
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European Strategic Approach on Additive Manufacturing
25 October 2017
15 November - European Strategic Approach on Additive Manufacturing
AM-Motion: A strategic approach to increasing Europe’s value proposition for Additive ManufacturingAre you interested in Additive Manufacturing?Join the event organised in  ...
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7th European Joining Platform General Assembly Meeting
24 October 2017
7th European Joining Platform General Assembly Meeting
Join the like-minded organisations and influence the direction of future research in joining and associated welding methods! On November, 16th is taking place the 7th General  ...
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Additive Manufacturing – a whole new world of welding technology requiring a new set of machines and
09 October 2017
Additive Manufacturing – a whole new world of welding technology requiring a new set of machines and skills
During October 10 and 11, EWF represented by its Chief Executive, Ing. Rute Ferraz participates at the Welding Additive Manufacturing Conference, one of the most important  ...
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Steps forward in increasing EWF Qualification System
29 September 2017
Steps forward in increasing EWF Qualification System
On the 13th September EWF participated in a meeting in Brussels with representatives from ESCO (Multilingual classification of European Skills, Competences; Qualifications and  ...
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RAINBOW project: transparency and recognition of qualifications
28 September 2017
RAINBOW project: transparency and recognition of qualifications
On 12th September EWF participated in a joint session with the EACEA and DG Employment and Social Affairs & Inclusion aiming at discussing Quality Assurance at European Level  ...
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EWF is now a Liaison organisation to ISO/TC 261 - Technical committee Additive manufacturing
22 September 2017
EWF is now a Liaison organisation to ISO/TC 261 - Technical committee Additive manufacturing
ISO/TC 261 is a Technical Committee of ISO (International Organization for Standardization). Its scope is the standardisation in the field of Additive Manufacturing (AM)  ...
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Join’EM – multi-material solutions presented at the “Joining of dissmilar materials” seminar in Belg
01 September 2017
Join’EM – multi-material solutions presented at the “Joining of dissimilar materials” seminar in Belgium
Our member, The Belgian Welding Institute, together with SIRRIS, will organise a workshop on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 about joining of dissimilar materials.  Global  ...
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Book your place at the 7th IIW Welding Research & Collaboration Colloquium
16 August 2017
Book your place at the 7th IIW Welding Research & Collaboration Colloquium
The 7th IIW Welding Research & Collaboration Colloquium will take place at TWI Ltd, near Cambridge, UK. The event will bring together representatives from local and global  ...
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Transparency of credit allocation in VET and HE in Manufacturing
21 July 2017
Transparency of credit allocation in VET and HE in Manufacturing
On 30th of August 2017, EWF will organise the European Conference about Transparency of credit allocation in Vocational Educational and Training (VET) and Higher Education (HE) in  ...
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How EWF’s qualification system addresses the challenges of Industry 4.0
12 July 2017
How EWF’s qualification system addresses the challenges of Industry 4.0
From a professionals’ qualification standpoint, in order to ensure that the future workforce is prepared for the challenges of industry 4.0, a number of issues need to be  ...
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Events

IAB/IIW Intermediate meetings: 15-19 January 2018
16 January 2018
IAB/IIW Intermediate meetings: 15-19 January 2018
The IAB/IIW (International Authorization Board) meetings will take place in Paris between 15th and 19th of January 2018, in the frame of IIW (International Institute of Welding)  ...
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Exchange of good practices in Occupational Safety and Health
21 March 2017
Exchange of good practices in Occupational Safety and Health
The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) is organizing the Healthy Workplaces Campaign partner event “Exchange of good practices in OSH” between 22 and 23 March  ...
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European Strategic Approach on Additive Manufacturing
25 October 2017
European Strategic Approach on Additive Manufacturing
AM-Motion: A strategic approach to increasing Europe’s value proposition for Additive ManufacturingAre you interested in Additive Manufacturing?Join the event organised in  ...
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News

Projects for Policies 4th Industrial Revolution
16 January 2018
Projects for Policies 4th Industrial Revolution
EWF, represented by Prof. Luisa Coutinho, was invited as Expert, by European Commission DG Research & Innovation Industrial Technologies to participate in a validation  ...
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Large Additive Subtractive Integrated Modular Machine (LASIMM) presented to the European Industry
24 November 2017
Large Additive Subtractive Integrated Modular Machine (LASIMM) presented to the European Industry
On November, 14th the LASIMM consortium gathered in a meeting, organised by EWF and which took place together with the 25th EWF anniversary celebrations, in Oeiras, Portugal. This  ...
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FineSol project presented to the Joining Sub-Platform stakeholders
22 November 2017
Reducing the size of every electronic device - Miniaturization of Printed Circuit Boards
Whether designing miniaturized electromechanical systems, wireless telecommunications products or electronics packaging, engineers who develop electronics/electrical products face  ...
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