Do we have the skills to deliver the green transition?

The short answer is: We don’t know. So far there has been little knowledge about what engineering and STEM competences will be needed now and in the future for the rapid green transition of our societies to succeed. However, the new report Competences for a Sustainable Future from the Association of Nordic Engineers (ANE) is…

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…

Online event: World Engineering Day 2022

The Association of Nordic Engineers (ANE) would like to invite you to join us for an online Nordic celebration of World Engineering Day 2022 – a live debate on the sustainable future of engineering. We have invited a panel of Nordic engineering and sustainability experts to discuss and challenge our thinking about the future role…

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…

Video: ANE Student Network and Arcada University – Circular Economy seminar

In cooperation with Arcada University of Applied Sciences in Finland, the ANE Student Network invited all students to a short seminar on the Circular Economy. We were joined by several exciting companies from Norway, Sweden and Finland. If you missed it or just want to rewatch it, here is your chance. The seminar provides students and others with…

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…