The UK Knowledge Transfer Network invite you participate in Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market. The UK Knowledge Transfer Network in partnership with Innovate UK, the National Contact Points and the Enterprise Europe Network, is hosting and supporting a series of workshops and events to assist business in accessing, partnering for, and understanding the opportunities presented by Horizon 2020. Seen as...

Read More

Manufacturers Help Teachers Prepare Their Students for Future Jobs

Middle school and high school teachers in Orange County, Calif., got to witness first hand some of the career opportunities that are open to their students. About 30 teachers attended UBM Canon’s Advanced Manufacturing Trade Show at the Anaheim Convention Center last month. This STEM Education Day is a result of UBM Canon’s partnership with Science@OC in order to promote education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Phil Hunter, an 8th  Grade Science and Robotics teacher at Johnson Middle School, said that he attended STEM education day because his students will often ask, why are we doing this?...

Read More

MEMS News from Germany

The MikroSystemTechnik Kongress 2015 (, the largest German language MEMS conference, will be held in Karlsruhe, Germany, 26-28 Oct 2015 and is subtitled „From Component to System“. The conference is sponsored by the VDE (Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies), the State of Baden-Württemberg, and the BMBF (Germany’s Federal Ministry for Education and Research). It coincides with the 300th anniversary of the foundation of Karlsruhe, the 20th anniversary of IMTEK, and the 10th anniversary of MicroTECSüdwest. IMTEK ( stands for Department of Microsystems Engineering at the University of Freiburg in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. With currently more than...

Read More