We believe young generations hold the key to our future and, at SMC, we support and commit to a future-looking perspective on engineering, as the passport for the present
Across Europe, we support several projects, scholarships and events to promote opportunities in engineering. Some of them are:
In the UK, SMC partners with the local Milton Keynes secondary school Hazeley Academy for the Engineering Education Scheme (EES) project to promote opportunities in manufacturing and to also get students work-ready
Sponsorship of TechTogether competition in Budapest, Hungary. The best opportunity to see how students would perform in a real life situations. The aim of this competition was to create a closer connection between students in higher technical education and companies in the automotive industry.
In Austria, we are proud of taking part in the implementation of the Smart Education Center at bfi Leoben, based on the idea that digitalization and automation require far-reaching changes in technical training and continuous education. In 2020, the 1st Smart Education Center was installed with SMC equipment, knowhow and extensive support. Target groups are young apprentices, students as well as employees of companies.
Long-term agreement in Slovenia with the Higher Vocational College Kranj, in the Mechatronics program. We support them with SMC equipment, educational programs and lectures from SMC Slovenia Experts.
Since 2015, SMC Czech Republic and Slovakia participate in “Silver piston” . A contest for students from technical high schools, all over both countries, where their beyond-the-classes knowledge and abilities are tested . This one-day session hopes to increase motivation among students towards automation. Last edition of the contest hosted students from 57 schools.
In Sofia, Bulgaria, at the Technical University of Sofia, SMC sponsors the department of Automation of Discrete Production for them to take part in scientific and technical conferences.
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