IEEE Young Entrepreneurs Day, University of Greenwich

IEEE Young Entrepreneurs Day, University of Greenwich

This public open day event focuses on the role that the UK and Ireland Section of the IEEE can play in supporting and preparing students and young professionals for facing the emerging challenges in work and employment opportunities.

  • Workshops and talks by invited experts from business and industry sectors.
  • Successful professionals to share their advice and experiences.
  • Professional advice and resources on business and start-ups, career development, technology jobs.
  • Introduction to IEEE services for students and young professional members

Don’t miss out on this amazing line up where you can meet some of the biggest names in tech, as well as enhance your knowledge, skills and network with industry professionals.

Registration and Programme:

Full Programme available:

Date: Saturday 11th if June 2016

Registration: From 09:00 room QA177

Venue: University of Greenwich, London SE109LS

Young professionals event at RTSI 2016

Dear YP,

this is a friendly reminder related to the forthcoming Young professionals (YP) event,
jointly organized by IEEE Italy section and University of
Bologna within the “2nd International Forum on Research and Technologies for Society
and Industry (RTSI 2016)“.
This is a forum which is running at University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy on 7-9 Sept
2016 (

The YP event is a “Poster and Demo Session”
( that is focused
on YP and will be mainly devoted to  show innovative prototype implementations,
systems and technologies.
Demos can be considered as real, practical, and interactive proof of the
presenters’ research ideas and scientific or engineering contributions, with the
goal of offering YP the opportunity to discuss systems, applications,
prototypes, or proofs-of-concept with Senior researchers and people from

All demo submissions will be automatically subscribed to the “YP Demo
competition“. An evaluation committee will view and score posters/demos and

  • 1 for Best Demo Award. Demos will be primarily judged on originality,
    execution, and illustration of the core research ideas. The 500 € prize is
    sponsored by the IEEE Italy Section.
  • 10 to receive 10 NUCLEO systems (provided by STmicroelectronics) containing the STM32F401 development board,
    ST Bluetooth Low Energy radio expansion board, ST MEMs Inertial and Environmental
    sensors board, and ST omnidirectional microphone board.
  • 1 internship opportunity at STmicroelectronics’s site in Agrate, Italy,
    based on the Company’s assessment of the Young Professional’s talents and motivations to benefit from, and contribute to, the internship offering.

The deadline to submit proposals is May 15, 2016. If you are considering to
submit a contribution, send an email to

Thank you
Best regards

Young professionals event at RTSI 2016

‘Mind the Gap’ Regional Competition

Everyone knows about the generation gap… What are YOU going to do about it?
The long awaited MtG is finally here in its regional version!
This contest challenges YOU to come up with and idea that reduces the gap between older and younger generations and brings them together.
To know more, please visit and contact us at to ask us any question and to submit your proposals before May 15th.
Looking forward to your brilliant ideas!

Mind the Gap poster 2

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