02 Apr 2015 |
Research article |
Materials & Manufacturing
An International Summer School on Innovation and Technological Design at ÉTS!
École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS), Montreal offers this year an international summer school on Innovation and Technological Design, from July 6 to 31st, 2015. From ideation to innovation, participants will learn and apply their new competencies on real challenges from participating companies.
24 Hours of Innovation, Ninth International edition + First Summer School Edition
École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS) will hold on May 26-27th, the ninth “24 Hours of innovation” international edition expecting nearly 2,000 participants. New this year is an international summer school on Innovation and Technological Design in continuity with the 24 Hours, from July 6 to 31st, 2015 at ÉTS.
Good news! ÉTS students may now participate to the Summer School on Innovation and Technological Design!
(The number of places is limited)
To register, send us an e-mail at [email protected]
Summer School Content
During the summer school on Innovation and Technological Design, participants will learn how to find creative solutions to challenges submitted by participating companies. From the creative process, where best ideas are found and brought to maturation to rapid/3D prototyping till the innovation process where a new product enter the market, they will learn and apply their new competencies on real challenges from companies doing multidisciplinary and intercultural teamwork. Participants will also learn how elements like social media, crowdsourcing, living lab, fab lab, eco-innovation, and open innovation can enrich innovation and technological design.
The first edition is designed for engineering students from ÉTS partner’s institutions around the world. Actually, 25 participants are already registered to the Summer School. They come from institutions ranked among the top 100 in the world in engineering and technology like City University of Hong Kong (China), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), Technical University of Munich, and RWTH Aachen University (Germany), from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (United States), Concordia University (Canada) and from other universities in the world.
Visits and social life
During the month of July, several visits will be organized to discover Montreal city and technological companies established in Quebec.
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Marjolaine Adam is completing her PhD in education at University of Montreal. She is project manager for the Relations Office for graduates and the community at ÉTS and a specialist in urban dynamics and innovation systems.