Google is a Growth Engine for Europe

Providing technology and support to help millions of people and businesses grow online.

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The web is at the heart of economic growth and we have been investing in helping businesses, entrepreneurs, non profits, developers, creators, cultural organisations and students succeed online. We are now doubling our pledge to train a total of 2M people in digital skills by the end of 2016 and are working to bring our current programmes to new markets across Europe.

Matt Brittin

President, EMEA Business & Operations

Our activities

"Google helped us launch nationwide and become incredibly well known. We now get about a thousand visits a day, and 75% are through search by keyword."María López-Linares, Co-owner, López-Linares Anticuarios

Growth Engine
for Digital Skills

Unlocking people's digital potential through our online skills and computer science programmes.

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Key Programmes

Weltweit Wachsen
Weltweit Wachsen

Weltweit Wachsen in Germany where we help small businesses export their products across the globe thanks to the use of digital tools.

Activate
Activate

Activate in Spain where we offer unemployed people as well as students free courses on subjects like web development, digital marketing and e-commerce.

Eccellenze in Digitale
Eccellenze in Digitale

Eccellenze in Digitale where we help traditional businesses develop their digital skills and Crescere in Digitale, our partnership with Minister of Labour to offer 3K internships to young unemployed.

Digital Garage
Digital Garage

Digital Garage in the UK where we help businesses enhance their digital presence through personalised face-to-face trainings in different cities.

Google Pour les Pros
Google Pour les Pros

Google Pour les Pros in France where we support SMEs growth via digital trainings at their shops, matching them with young graduates.

Success Online
Success Online

Success Online in the Nordics where we educate SMEs in digital skills through local partners.

Internetowe Rewolucje
Internetowe Rewolucje

Internetowe Rewolucje in Poland where we help Polish SMBs grow online through digital skills education and creating a digital experts ecosystem.

Grow Greek Tourism Online
Grow Greek Tourism Online

In Greece where we help travel companies get online via face to face trainings and our online travel hub.

Blockly Games
Blockly Games

A visual programming environment for children to learn programming basics. Available in 40 languages.

Made with Code
Made with Code

Resources to inspire girls to learn to code and see coding as a means to pursue their dream careers.

CS First
CS First

Lesson plans and video based content delivery to create engaging CS experiences for young students.

RISE Awards
RISE Awards

Grants and capacity building resources for organisations running extra-curricular computer science education initiatives for pre-university students.

"We’re now a global player. AdWords has enabled us to be found in every market."Marc Verschueren, Online Marketing Manager, Happy Socks

Growth Engine
for Business

Our products and programmes are the engine 'behind the scenes' helping businesses succeed.

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Key Programmes

Google AdWords
Google AdWords

Google’s flagship advertising programme lets businesses be seen by customers at the very moment they’re searching on Google for the things businesses offer.

Google Search
Google Search

Google Search allows businesses to be found by people all over the world, making their products and services visible and accessible.

Google Analytics
Google Analytics

Helping businesses boost sales, find more visitors or improve their mobile app, Google Analytics has the answers and insights needed to guarantee business results.

Google My Business
Google My Business

Google My Business puts a business’s information on Search, Maps and Google+ so that customers can find it, no matter what device they're using.

Google Digital Academy
Google Digital Academy

This academy of unique courses and tools helps agency and client partners build the skills and capabilities they need to stay ahead in the rapidly-changing digital world.

Google Partners
Google Partners

Partners are online marketing companies, trusted by Google. Business owners can team up with a Partner to let a certified expert manage their online marketing.

Google Apps for Work
Google Apps for Work

Businesses can get email, cloud storage, collaboration tools and other business apps with Google Apps for Work.

"I’ve wanted to do this since 2010, and I’m really happy it’s what I’m doing today. Google has been instrumental in it all."Edwin Broni-Mensah, Founder and Water Guy, GiveMeTap

Growth Engine
for Entrepreneurs

Our technology is unlocking opportunities for anyone to turn their idea into a thriving business.

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Key Programmes

Google Campus
Google Campus

Google's spaces for entrepreneurs to learn, connect, and build companies. Entrepreneurs get access to mentorship and training, as well as best-in-class partners.

Cloud Platform for Startups
Cloud Platform for Startups

The Cloud Platform offers $100,000 in credit and 24/7 support for eligible startups. Google manages application, database, and storage servers so founders and entrepreneurs don't have to.

"My goal was to make RogerVoice as accessible as possible. I knew Android had the widest reach out there, with over one billion users, which is massive."Olivier Jeannel, Founder, RogerVoice

Growth Engine
for Android Partners

With Android, we have created an open ecosystem that has encouraged innovation amongst device makers, made it easier for software makers to reach more devices, and ultimately, pave the way to better devices and more choice.

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Key Programmes

Android
Android

This OS runs on hundreds of millions of handheld devices around the world. Android is customizable, easy to use and free for developers and device manufacturers.

Android
AdMob

A global mobile advertising network that helps app developers monetise and promote their mobile and tablet apps with ads.

Android
Play Store

A "store-front" that enables entrepreneurs and developers to grow and scale globally. In the last 12 months it delivered 50bn app installs and has a reach of 1bn active users per day.

Android
Google Experts

A global network of experienced product strategists, designers, developers and marketing professionals actively supporting developers, startups and companies changing the world through web and mobile applications.

Android Nanodegree
Android Nanodegree

Google and Udacity have developed an extensive catalog of nearly 50 online courses in applied tech areas like Android, Web, Cloud and Tech Entrepreneurship. Those courses supply students with a range new skills opportunity including career-focused curriculum and hands-on projects.

"Google.org’s support has given Fondazione Mondo Digitale the opportunity to make a quantitative and qualitative leap in terms of both content and scope of activities. In particular it has enabled the Foundation to establish a uniquely innovative and meaningful programme for the unemployed youth of Italy."Mirta Michilli, CEO, Fondazione Mondo Digitale

Growth Engine
for Non-profits

Through our programmes, products and employees, we help non-profits scale solutions to big challenges, find new donors and volunteers, and get supporters to take action.

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Key Programmes

Google.org
Google.org

Google.org supports people who are innovating to combat humanity’s biggest challenges. Through strategic grants and mobilising Google employees’ skills, we helps non-profits accelerate and scale.

Google Ad Grants
Google Ad Grants

This programme empowers non-profit organisations to share their cause. It offers non-profits $10,000 per month in in-kind AdWords to promote their mission and initiatives on Google search result pages.

Google Apps for Non-profits
Google Apps for Non-profits

Non-profits get free access to the Google Apps suite, allowing them to reduce their IT costs and help staff and volunteers work together more effectively.

Google Impact Challenge
Google Impact Challenge

This is an open call for non-profits to share bold ideas tackling big challenges through technology. The best ideas receive Google.org grant funding and mentorship to help turn their ideas into reality.

YouTube Non-profit Programme
YouTube Non-profit Programme

Non-profits have access to YouTube features designed for them such as a Call-to-Action overlay they can place directly on their videos.

"Thanks to YouTube, we’ve grown to become a community of over 1 million people."Jamie Spafford, Co-Founder, SORTEDfood

Growth Engine
for Creators

Video is one of the most powerful vehicles for creation. Our tools enable creators to write a story or produce a short video for a global audience of millions to view and enjoy.

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Key Programmes

YouTube
YouTube

YouTube is empowering a diverse new generation of creators online by providing a foundation for artistic expression with lower costs, and the ability to reach a global audience.

YouTube Creator Hub
YouTube Creator Hub

The Creator Hub is a home for resources to help create better video content, build fan bases, and turn anyone’s creativity into their career.

YouTube Creator Academy
YouTube Creator Academy

YouTube offers free online lessons to creators via the YouTube Creator Academy and are present at different events across Europe each year to educate and inspire creators in person.

YouTube Space
YouTube Space

One of the ways YouTube aims to nurture new talent is through state of the art production facilities where creators can learn from industry experts, collaborate and network.

Google AdSense
Google AdSense

AdSense is a simple way to turn a passion into a living by displaying targeted ads next to a website’s owner online content.

Growth Engine
for Education

Making education equally possible for everyone, anywhere.

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Key Programmes

Google Science Fair
Google Science Fair

The Google Science Fair is a global competition open to all 13-18 year olds for a chance to win amazing prizes.

Google Educator Groups
Google Educator Groups

Communities of educators who learn, share, inspire and empower each other to meet the needs of their students through technology solutions

Google for Education Training Centre
Google for Education Training Centre

We've designed free, online training for the classroom that helps educators do what they do best, even better.

Google Classroom
Google Classroom

Allows teachers to create classes, distribute assignments, send feedback, and see everything in one place, in an instant, paperless and easy way.

Expeditions
Expeditions

With Expeditions, teachers can take their classes on immersive virtual journeys to bring their lessons to life.

Blockly Games
Blockly Games

A visual programming environment for children to learn programming basics. Available in 40 languages.

Growth Engine
for Cultural Organisations

We offer museums, archives, and foundations, free tools and technology to engage and inspire global audiences through powerful cultural experiences.

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Key Programmes

Google Cultural Institute
Google Cultural Institute Platform

Home to the Art Project, History and World Wonders, the interactive platform is where partners bring their cultural treasures and stories together in unprecedented ways.

Google Cultural Institute
Management and Publishing System

Through a single interface, partners can easily manage and publish their digital assets and stories across multiple platforms.

Google Cultural Institute
Digitization Technology

We offer specially-designed Street View and ultra high-resolution photography to enable audiences to see art and heritage sites like never before.

Google Cultural Institute
Outreach and Education Programmes

Via online Art Talks events, we offer live-streamed lectures featuring educators and historians on topics of their choosing.

Google Cultural Institute
The Lab at the Cultural Institute

The Lab in Paris welcomes experts, creatives, curators, artists, designers and educators to build new bridges between tech and culture.