Articles in Category: The Network

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

Shaping the Future of Innovation

04 Nov 2014 in The Network, Corporate Partners by Barbara Schmitt

Shaping the Future of Innovation

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.”

Next UNITECH General Assembly to be held in Trinity College Dublin

27 Sep 2014 in The Network by David Ward

Next UNITECH General Assembly to be held in Trinity College Dublin

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.

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