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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 en...
Three strands: tied together
1. Electronic engineering
2. Business + finance
3. Innovation + design

•   Run in parallel
•...
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,...
That spark of inspiration
• Balancing ultimate functionality against
  necessity, user acceptance
• Being a good businessp...
Elisha gray vs. alexander bell
                         • Gray and graham bell
                                     invent...
From engineers to managers
• Mike conroy, general manager, cisco
  galway

• Brian o'donovan, director of ibm centre
  for...
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...
Barry o'leary,
                      ceo, ida ireland
This new degree programme [...] is most
          welcome from [a fo...
Kathryn D'arcy,
     Director, ICT Ireland, IBEC

This course will help students to develop
  skills and capabilities to e...
Feargal o morain,
dir. innovation, enterprise ireland

          This course will instil confidence
           in young en...
Sharon Higgins,
Director, Irish med. Devices Assoc.

This programme [...] is a very
appropriate response as Ireland starts...
James j. browne, nui galway
 Whether as entrepreneurs or in medium
    and large engineering companies, the
graduates of t...
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

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  1. 1. Engineering innovation - electronic An overview
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. Three strands: tied together 1. Electronic engineering 2. Business + finance 3. Innovation + design • Run in parallel • Benefit each other
  4. 4. electronics are exploding! image from tinyurl.com/nuketest
  5. 5. Many, many ubiquitous devices ...But what makes one electronic product succeed and another product fail? ...ipod vs. zune, vhs vs. betamax
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. Teaching business to engineers engineers as future leaders
  10. 10. Its easier to teach business skills to engineering students than it is to teach science, engineering and technology skills to business students
  11. 11. 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
  12. 12. 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
  13. 13. 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
  14. 14. 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
  15. 15. 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
  16. 16. neb innovation room proposal
  17. 17. Design, innovate Hot stuff image from tinyurl.com/fireflames
  18. 18. Ipad image from apple.com
  19. 19. Augmented reality image from tinyurl.com/arwiki
  20. 20. Mobile technology image from sonyericsson.com
  21. 21. 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
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