“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
Articles in Category: The Network
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
"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
The 7th of October marked the first large event in Loughborough of the new academic year, ‘UAA meets Caterpillar’, with around 20 UNITECH students, alumni, and CP representatives in attendance.
22 Sep 2015 in The Network by David Ward
An unexpected accolade for UNITECH!
28 Aug 2015 in The Network by David Ward
A new Twitter channel has been created to bring you updates and notifications about the UNITECH Network, its news and its upcoming events.
16 Jul 2015 in The Network by David Ward
Tina Hovestadt developing a device that may revolutionise protein analysis.
Farewell Reception held at Chalmers University of Technology for Professor Karin Markides, Chalmers' President and CEO and President of UNITECH International Society Board
23 Jun 2015 in The Network by David Ward
On June 17th Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg held a Farewell Reception for Professor Karin Markides to mark her impending retirement from the position of President and CEO, which she has held since 2006.
UNITECH facilitates interaction between students and companies
In 2013, Johnson Controls Automotive Seating joined the UNITECH program as a Corporate Partner, and participated in UNITECH’s 2013 General Assembly in Milan, Italy. Anna Forshufvud, who attended the event as a student from Sweden, saw the opportunity to work with radical innovation in Johnson Controls’ Technology & Advanced Development (T&AD) Group after speaking with Dieter Kerkhoff, T&AD Tech Center Lead in Europe. “I met with Dieter over coffee and became very interested in working with the challenges he described.”
27 Sep 2014 in The Network by David Ward
The planning for the next UNITECH General Assembly Week, to be held at Academic Partner university Trinity College Dublin, is progressing well. Many of the arrangements are now in place, and the overall event is shaping up well. From August 29 to September 4th, 2015 UNITECH will be present on the Trinity College Dublin campus, where its long history (dating back to 1592) and its progressive approach to engineering education are combined.