New programmes will be developed and tested. While all considerations and measures should be aligned more consistently than previously to the needs of entrepreneurs and their employees. As for example with the dual degree Bachelor’s print and media technology. Here, students complete three years of training in a professional image of the print and media industry in parallel. “To just” four years they have a Chamber of Commerce degree in a print and media profession and a Bachelor of Science degree. Earlier this year the PRINT goes MEDIA project won”the competition”Medien.NRW”, the land of North Rhine-Westphalia and with a total of around eight million euros funding from. Goal of this competition was the consistent promotion of the potentials of the media industry. The support at “Medien.NRW” focused on projects and concepts in the fields of innovation and cooperation.
In the selection and evaluation the projects the focus was placed on a strong practical orientation and realistic implementation as well as on sustainable economic and structural benefits. The Association print + media Nordrhein-Westfalen e.V. (VDM NRW) has more than 700 member companies, one of the three largest employers and service associations of printing and media industry in Germany. Based in Dusseldorf and Lunen at Dortmund, he advises VDM NRW in legal, technical, economic, educational, and environmental issues. Also, members get access to active guidance and support before location and a comprehensive education and training program in two modern academies and in the Printhouse.