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Undenominated Engineering Information Session / NUI Galway / 13th March 2010

Undenominated Engineering Information Session / NUI Galway / 13th March 2010

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    • Engineering innovation - electronic An overview
    • In a nutshell, creating engineers with... • The ability to design and innovate • The Skills to discern what end users want • better business knowledge • A strong, underlying knowledge of electronic engineering
    • Three strands: tied together 1. Electronic engineering 2. Business + finance 3. Innovation + design • Run in parallel • Benefit each other
    • electronics are exploding! image from tinyurl.com/nuketest
    • Many, many ubiquitous devices ...But what makes one electronic product succeed and another product fail? ...ipod vs. zune, vhs vs. betamax
    • That spark of inspiration • Balancing ultimate functionality against necessity, user acceptance • Being a good businessperson as well as a good engineer image from tinyurl.com/siocshock
    • Elisha gray vs. alexander bell • Gray and graham bell invented the telephone around the same time • Bell entered the history books due to his patenting knowledge and business savvy More at tinyurl.com/graybell
    • From engineers to managers • Mike conroy, general manager, cisco galway • Brian o'donovan, director of ibm centre for advanced studies • Charlie cahill, ceo of blue tree systems image from tinyurl.com/orionw
    • Teaching business to engineers engineers as future leaders
    • Its easier to teach business skills to engineering students than it is to teach science, engineering and technology skills to business students
    • Barry o'leary, ceo, ida ireland This new degree programme [...] is most welcome from [a foreign direct investment] perspective as it combines the three vital competencies [that] will be most attractive to global investors, especially in the rapidly emerging spaces of convergence, innovation and commercialisation
    • Kathryn D'arcy, Director, ICT Ireland, IBEC This course will help students to develop skills and capabilities to either start-up their own company or to help stimulate and support innovation and growth in many of the existing technology companies based in Ireland
    • Feargal o morain, dir. innovation, enterprise ireland This course will instil confidence in young engineers and provide them with the skills they need to become tomorrow's entrepreneurs
    • Sharon Higgins, Director, Irish med. Devices Assoc. This programme [...] is a very appropriate response as Ireland starts the process of innovating itself out of recession through the smart economy
    • James j. browne, nui galway Whether as entrepreneurs or in medium and large engineering companies, the graduates of this programme will become key drivers of the digital economy
    • neb innovation room proposal
    • Design, innovate Hot stuff image from tinyurl.com/fireflames
    • Ipad image from apple.com
    • Augmented reality image from tinyurl.com/arwiki
    • Mobile technology image from sonyericsson.com
    • the sky's the limit For more info or to arrange a f2f Email john@bresl.in Phone 0 to pay bobby image from tinyurl.com/rocket15