EFKI  visited in Ghent

Stivako, partner of the EKFI-project has visited, the European employers organisation of the hairdressers. The subject of the meeting was cocreation and the exchange of learning material. Miet Verhamme of is interested to participate in the project to upload learning material of the hair and beauty sector on the EKFI-platform.


Second partnermeeting in Athens and the Expert meeting a success

The EKFI-project has organized a second partner meeting in Athens, Greece on 15th and 17th of May and an Expertmeeting on the 16th.  The central issues

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Project EKFI presented at Egin conference in Copenhagen

On the 11th April in Copenhagen at the first day of the EGIN annual conference Frank den Hartog presented the EKFI-project. Besides the aim of the project also the structure, the goals and the planning was presented.                                  Read more.....

Research started  (05-04-2019)

Within the framework of the European Erasmus+ funded project called "EKFI", a country study research is being conducted in the participating partner countries by the participating partners. Similarly by Stivako, on behalf of the Netherlands.


What is the EKFI project about?
EKFI stands for Exchange Knowledge for Future Innovation. It is a 3-year project that started in the autumn of 2018. One of the main objectives of the EKFI project ( is to design and build a digital (internet) platform on which teaching materials and research reports can be found for the printmedia sector. This can relate to topics such as communication, print and digital media or investigations about developments in the industry.

With the help of this questionnaire we want to collect relevant information about the need for specific (teaching) material about these topics and the current state of affairs.

Below the link to the research in Dutch:

EKFI at SIGN & PRINT Expo (26-03-2019)

With 200 exhibitors, Sign & Print Expo is the trade fair where future innovations and trends in the field of visual communication are presented. This event replaces the Graphic Trade Fair & Trade Fair Sign                                                            Read more....



EKFI at GRAPHICA exhibition in Greece (19-02-2019)

The EKFI-project will be present at the stand of at  the stand of HELGRAMED - The Hellenic Union of Graphic Arts and Media Technology Engineers at the GRAPHICA exhibition in Athens.                                                                                               Read more....                                                                        


EKFI-project presented to Dutch Supervisory Board SCCI (12-12-2018)

At the meeting of the Supervisory Board of the SCCI (Certification Institute Creative Industry) Frank den Hartog presented the results of the research report "Developments, future company profiles, and entrepreneurial skills" of the THRIVE-project and the EKFI-project.                                                                                                        Read more.... 



Kick off Conference a success!  (5-12-2018)

The EKFI-project has started with a first kick off conference in the beginning of December 2018 in Schiphol-Rijk, The Netherlands.

The aim of the EKFI project is to create an Exchange platform, to facilitate innovative learning/research material, to map the competence (user) needs and match these with existing learning/research module(s) on the web based platform.               Read more....

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