Image of the NordEnHub project members at the final project meeting in Aalto

The NordEnHub project comes to an end

As part of our ongoing commitment to create networks between STEM professionals, businesses, and academia, ANE has been a partner in the Nordic Engineering Hub (NordEnHub) project, which ran from 2018-2022 (the project was extended due to the pandemic). The project was funded by Erasmus+, the Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordplus, and the partner universities…

ANE internal workshop on the experiences of Limitless Working

Limitless working brings flexibility and freedom 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.  In September 2021, ANE published the report Sustainable Limitless Work – Opportunities, Challenges and Future Scenarios, which explored the effects of limitless working. It…

ANE World Engineering Day 2022 Recap

The 4th of March is World Engineering Day, and ANE celebrated the WED2022 with a live panel debate on the sustainable future of Engineering. We invited a panel of Nordic engineering and sustainability experts to discuss and challenge our thinking about the future role of engineers. The entire debate was recorded and can be viewed…

Brief from the 1st Nordic Roundtable on Gender Equality & Climate Justice

In January 2022, ANE Secretary General Inese Podgaiska took part in the 1st cross-sector roundtable on Gender Equality and Climate Justice. As a recap of the day, the Nordic Council of Ministers has published a brief with 22 takeaways from the session to shed a light on important areas of action for people and planet, alike….

A close-up of a structure created by metal rods and wires. It has the effect of looking like the seeds on a dandelion flower.

Vision 2030+ Scenarios for World Engineering Day 2022

As part of our celebration of World Engineering Day on March 4th 2022, we approached futurist Anne Lise Kjær from Kjaer Global ltd. and asked them to develop four scenarios describing the role of engineers in 2030+. The scenarios will be used as the inspiration for our live online debate. The scenarios are exaggerated and…

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…