Assessment Centres produce next year’s student group

09 Mar 2012 in The Network by

Assessment Centres produce next year’s student group

We have just completed our Assessment Centres at our Academic Partner universities (ETH Zürich, RWTH Aachen, Politecnico di Milano, Chalmers Gothenburg, UPC Barcelona, Trinity College Dublin, Loughborough UK, TU Delft). The standard of the candidates was generally high, making it a tough assignment for our Corporate Partner Assessors who, as usual, did a superb job in creating the space for candidates to show off their potential.

Council Meeting January 2012, Stuttgart

23 Jan 2012 in Alumni by Roman Stiehl

Council Meeting January 2012, Stuttgart

January 21-22, 2012: Stuttgart, Germany

At the end of January, the council met again for a weekend to discuss strategic topics as well as operational aspects of our work. These meetings are very important for us, as it is the only time we have to sit and work together. In between meetings we have to rely on virtual collaboration, which we will try to improve by implementing a project management tool in the next months.

Successful Mid Term Week at Loughborough University in the UK

17 Jan 2012 in The Network by

Successful Mid Term Week at Loughborough University in the UK

The Mid Term Week was a great session focusing on the theme “Leveraging Informal Communication generated plenty of discussion, interchange and innovation.

The current student group worked on Assignment Cases brought by Evonik, Schott, Vorwerk, Hilti, Siemens and ZF Friedrichshafen – Corporate Partners who asked the student groups to generate new ideas for a variety of strategic challenges that could be dealt with through Informal Communication channels and approaches.

LUC Italy: Christmas Dinner

11 Dec 2011 in Alumni by Claudio Frandino

LUC Italy: Christmas Dinner

December 2nd, 2011: Milan, Italy

On a mild Friday evening in a Milan already dressed for Christmas time, LUC Italy organized the traditional Christmas dinner. We took the opportunity to gather together after the presentation of the UNITECH Program to new potential applicants for the next year.

LUC Germany: Innovation at SCHOTT – A tradition more than 125 years old

16 Nov 2011 in Alumni by Jona Hampe

LUC Germany: Innovation at SCHOTT – A tradition more than 125 years old

November 7, 2011: Aachen, Germany

UNITECH is supported by international technology companies, but how do these companies generate technology? Where does the innovation come from that leads to an ongoing successful business development in the high tech environment?

The LUC Aachen had the very fortunate opportunity to find out during the event “Innovation at SCHOTT – A tradition more than 125 years old”. Our special guest of the evening Dr. Reiner Mauch, head of Coorporate Business Development at SCHOTT AG, presented SCHOTT and its innovation management system.

A great Start Up Week 2011

10 Nov 2011 in The Programme by Xavi Moix Vallribera

A great Start Up Week 2011

Since all of us got involved in the UNITECH program about a year ago we have been through a lot of the situations and experiences that make the UNITECH program unique. The Start-Up Week in Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg was no exception.

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