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On the project's side - Interview of the AS-FABRIK project

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The UIA Secretariat organised a series of interviews with the projects selected under the topic "jobs & skills in the local economy". What is the most innovative elements of their project to promote jobs and skills? What are the main changes they are expecting? What are the main challenges they are confronted with? Hear the feedbacks from AS-FABRIK project in Bilbao.

Steering Committee of the AS-FABRIK project

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On July 13th the Steering Committee of the Bilbao AS-Fabrik project met to review the progress of the first six months of life of the project. The session was chaired by Juan Mari Aburto, Mayor of Bilbao, who welcomed all the participants on behalf of the City Council, the institution that leads the project.

The second phase of the UIA: Bilbao AS FABRIK in Zorrotzaurre begins

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On Friday 28 April Gotzone Sagardui, Coordinating Councillor for the Bilbao Mayor’s Office, Economic Development and Good Government, signed the Subsidy Agreement finalising the first phase of the Initiative, thanks to which Bilbao will receive 4.6 million euros of European funding for the development of the project.

Bilbao receives 4.5 million from Europe for the creation of an innovation centre in Zorrotzaurre

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"We’re working on Bilbao’s future. The city is focused on the creation of a new economic and social fabric based on creativity, innovation and new technologies”. The words of the mayor, Juan Mari Aburto, in September 2015, already foretold the work begun for laying the foundations of what will be the second transformation of Bilbao linked to innovation and industry 4.0 entrepreneurship.