2021 in review

Where did the time go? 2021 is coming to an end and it has once again been a busy year. We have published reports, created videos, and hosted online events. There have been network meetings and interventions. Maybe now is a good time to take stock, so we have made a small animation of some…

Towards A Circular Economy – Skills and competences for STEM professionals

This report provides an overview of the future need for STEM and engineering skills in the transition to and during a circular economy. The benefits of transitioning to a circular economy outweigh the disadvantages. However, more efforts are needed to move from conceptualisation to implementation. The transition requires a political commitment and the right business…

The new ANE report on Sustainable Limitless Work

Sustainable Limitless Work – Opportunities, Challenges and Future Scenarios

Limitless working brings flexibility and freedom to be able to choose where and when tasks are performed. At the same time, digital site-independent workplaces put new demands on the relationship between employees and employers. This report explores the effects of limitless working. It is based on a survey on limitless work conducted by the Association…

Live Launch of the ANE Sustainable Limitless Work report

An unregulated limitless working life is a considerable risk to worker’s rights, health, equality and creativity. However, limitless work can also help create a more equal and better work-life balance. How do we avoid the dangers of limitless working and extend the benefits when “one size fits none”? These are some of the themes in…

New ambitious EU proposal on AI regulation leaves ethical challenges unsolved

The Association of Nordic Engineers (ANE) and the Nordic Privacy Center (NPC) welcome the proposed EU Regulation on a European approach for AI and acknowledge the importance and ambition of this regulatory framework. In the statement we publish today, we draw attention to some of the potential issues of the suggested regulation, which could have…

Listen to the Engineers – the algorithm does

To read the full report click on the image “Ditch the algorithm!” became one of the battle cries of 2020, encapsulating the fear that humanity is being subordinated to technology[1]. At the same time, the rapid development of artificial intelligence (AI) systems is increasingly seen as a solution for making ever more life-defining decisions, be…