The organisations behind the idea, namely FEANI and the Council of European Professional and Managerial Staff (Eurocadres), claim that the introduction of the scheme would benefit national administrations and regulatory authorities as well as the workers and employers themselves.
The need for the card in the engineering sector, according to FEANI and Eurocadres, stems from the "large diversities" between engineering educational systems and professional regulations in different member states.
Around 14,000 university courses approved by FEANI
as qualifying for Ewing registration are listed in the FEANI
Speech by Mr Spidla at the 'Engineering Careers in Europe - Promoting Pan-European Engineer Mobility' conference organised by FEANI
(European Federation of National Engineering Associations) as part of the Hannover Fair
The Eur Ing professional qualification is awarded by FEANI
(the European Federation of National Engineering Associations).