Articles in Category: The Network

Hoerbiger AG joins UNITECH as new Corporate Partner

24 Jun 2016 in The Network, Corporate Partners by David Ward

Hoerbiger AG joins UNITECH as new Corporate Partner

The HOERBIGER Group has joined the UNITECH Network as a Corporate Partner. Their decision comes following an initial conversation with, and recommendation by, Egbert Appel, President, HILTI FOUNDATION (and a former UNITECH CP Vice President).

The Hörbiger Group, headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, is a global leader in the fields of compression technology, drive technology, and hydraulic systems. They have over 7,000 employees worldwide, with 130 locations in over 50 countries.

You can learn more about Hörbiger here.

Is Engineering without borders far from giving an added value to the corporate world?

25 May 2016 in The Network, Alumni by Mireia Hernández Navarro

Is Engineering without borders far from giving an added value to the corporate world?

Miquel Fabregas, UNITECH Programme Participant 2013 from Barcelona, has just graduated as a Civil Engineer from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. He has had a whole host of different experiences along his career, each dragging him into a different field. While on exchange at Loughborough University, his interest in engineering in low income countries began, with the well known society Engineers Without Borders.

Here is the story of how he found himself in the world of Engineers Without Borders…

Entrepreneur. A much used word these days, but what does it really mean?

13 Nov 2015 in The Network, The Programme by David Ward

 Entrepreneur. A much used word these days, but what does it really mean?

“As Secretary General I see entrepreneurship at the very heart of what UNITECH sets out to achieve – to provide its Corporate Partners with talented engineers who can “Define, invest, build, repeat” in their companies (although the invest part perhaps should be read as “persuade others to invest”).” - David Ward UNITECH Secretary General

Could we link entrepreneurship with social responsibility too?

13 Nov 2015 in The Network, Alumni by Mireia Hernández Navarro

 Could we link entrepreneurship with social responsibility too?

We usually link the concept of entrepreneurship with ambition, drive, innovation and continuous self-improvement. Could we link entrepreneurship too with social responsibility? A new concept of a start-up shows us that we can create whatever we want as long as we believe in it. We have discovered a beautiful story of an Alumni of ours; Pau Torres (2004) and we would like to share it amongst the network - Mireia Hernandez UAA International Communication Officer

Council Kick-Off Meeting in Köln (Germany)

09 Nov 2015 in The Network, Alumni by Mireia Hernández Navarro

Council Kick-Off Meeting in Köln (Germany)

"What a great start to an important year! The Corporate Partners and the new UNITECH board have started to put even more emphasis on the UAA. This was something the UAA Council has put a lot of work into for the last years. It was amazing how the UAA council, including two new members, takes on the challenge of being in focus." – Jan-Philipp: Vice-president

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