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Brussels, 1 July 2020 The European Commission publishes its EU Skills Agenda today, 1 July, shining a light on a digital skills gap that is impacting EU recruitment in Europe’s €21.6 billion-strong video games industry. ISFE CEO Simon Little said: “We welcome the European Commission’s 12 actions in this Agenda as an important step forward […]

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You can find the SGDA&EGDF list that is updated constantly with new events here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1IFj5kgytdfV2XKUAaEZHSDGtVe0H3eVkKl6XAtTxnI0/edit?usp=sharing Please do not hesitate to contact your local EGDF member assocation or EGDF COO Jari-Pekka Kaleva for getting access to the discount codes.

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IIDEA continues its mission to advocate for the Italian videogames industry by joining key European industry body Milan, Italy -June 23rd, 2020: IIDEA, the trade association representing the video games industry in Italy, is delighted to announce that it has joined the European Games Developer Federation(EGDF). EGDF is an umbrella organisation which unites major national […]

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UNICEF has published a set of recommendations for the games industry, designed to guide and support game developer studios and publishers through a process of incorporating child rights considerations throughout their business activities. “We welcome the UNICEF guidance document helping industry associations, formal and non-formal educational institutions and game developer studios and publisher to mainstream child right […]

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After the successful EGBG bringing extra financial resources for EGDF and due to increased workload, the board of EGDF has decided to open a call for tenders in order to get more resources for EGDF’s European level activities. EGDF is ready to invest 1000€ (including possible VAT) per month between June-December 2020, all together 6000€. In […]

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NEWS RELEASE The press release can be downloaded in a PDF format from here Brussels, 11 May 2020 European Game Developer Federation (EGDF) and Interactive Software Federation of Europe (ISFE) have signed a code of co-operation with the objective of optimising support for the whole video games industry in Europe during the difficult times ahead […]

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At the end of March 2020, EGDF conducted a pan-European survey in order to have a rough idea of the business impact of the COVID 19 outbreak on the European games industry. EGDF received replies from 239 studios, about 5% of almost 5000 game developer studios in Europe. 

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EGDF and partners announce European Games BizDev Gathering, a special online pitching and business meetings event to support European game developers during the worldwide crisis European Games BizDev Gathering is a two days long online event focused on supporting European game developers during challenging times of the ongoing global crisis. The purpose is to get […]

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In order to help its member associations to target their emergency support measures more effectively, EGDF is investigating how Covid-19 is affecting game business and game companies in different European countries. If you are running a game developer studio, please fill this quick survey to give us a better understanding of this matter. All the […]

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Currently, social media has become a hotbed of misinformation related to COVID-19. Keep calm and rely on information and recommendation from official sources. For best practices related to the emerging COVID-19 outbreak, please visit the following sites. WHO recommendation for the basic protective measures: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public  WHO guidelines for mass gatherings:https://www.who.int/publications-detail/key-planning-recommendations-for-mass-gatherings-in-the-context-of-the-current-covid-19-outbreak WHO FAQ based on the most […]

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