Phd Expo – the fair where business meets graduates students
For the second year following, the “informal fair” Phd Expo has been a big success that has reinforced the collaboration between the University of Udine and Friuli Innovation to encourage the technology transfer from research to industry.
Yesterday (26th of June), there were about forty companies at the fair, including Danieli, Fincantieri, Calzavara and FerriereNord.
On the campus of Rizzi, researchers and teachers of the PhD in Industrial Engineering and Information submitted to the companies their research with scientific posters, multimedia presentations and experimental demonstrators.
The aim of the PhD expo is to raise awareness to local businesses the skills and the results of research by the University and stimulate new collaborations and projects that can help industrial growth through innovation of products and processes.
Phd Expo, which is implemented in the annual conference of the PhD in Industrial and Information Engineering, were concluded with a panel discussion that was an opportunity for reflect and discuss about the opportunities offered to the industry by the research world and the figure of PhD.