Competence fields in Weser-Ems

Field of activity 6: securing and binding specialists

Securing and binding specialists is in close connection with the field of activity 5. Within this context, an adequate measure is the alignment of the supply of graduates and corporate demand in order to be able to develop and make available tailor-made qualification offers. Also within this context, the cooperation with and the strengthening of activities in the knowledge and technology transfer sector is an important accompanying measure, because here a bridge between economy and scientific education can be built. The skills shortage is not severe, yet, however, currently declining numbers of applicants can be recorded in some industry sectors. Particularly the regional handicraft and located medium-sized economy has more and more difficulties in adequately occupying their vocational training positions and suffers from the so-called “academic drift“.