Kick off meeting of BRIGHTS project

Guglielmo Marconi University took part in the kickoff meeting of BRIGHTS Boosting Global Citizenship Education using digital storytelling, held in Brussels on January 19 and 20, 2017. Its aim is to promote the Global Citizenship Education (GCE) in formal and non-formal Educational contexts with the support of digital storytelling techniques. The two-year project, coordinated by TELECENTRE-EUROPE ASIBL, is funded under the Erasmus+ Programme - Key Action 3: Support for policy reform Social inclusion through education, training and youth. During the meeting, all partner organizations introduced their institutions and core missions, discussed and scheduled their future activities such as the work package on Best Practices and Training Need Analysis and the next Training Kit & Adaptation or GCE Online Community.

executive breakfast

On January 27, Guglielmo Marconi University hosted another successful Executive Breakfast. The participants of this prestigious meeting discussed the strategies and tools for the international promotion of the Italian National System. The meeting was coordinated by Mr. Alessandro Pica, Managing Director of the Italian Journalistic Agency. Important speakers coming from Public and Private sectors spoke to a wide audience; among them Mr. Vincenzo De Luca, General Manager at Directorate General for Cultural and Economic Promotion and Innovation at Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; Mr. Michele Mascolo, Head of European Affairs of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, and Mr. Michael Ron, Managing Director and Head of International Business SACE.

unifhyGuglielmo Marconi University presented UNIfHY UNIQUE gasifier for hydrogen production project’s results at the sixth edition of the Programme Review Days, the annual event organized by the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertaking (FCH 2 JU). The event was held on 21st of November 2016 with the aim to give high visibility to transport and energy FCH projects.

This year, a total of one-hundred projects, covering topics in energy, transport and cross-cutting research and demonstration activities, have been presented through posters and oral presentations. UNIfHY achievements were introduced during the poster session Hydrogen production, distribution and storage: research and validation. The project, coordinated by Guglielmo Marconi University and closed in March 2016, developed a cost-competitive, efficient and sustainable thermochemical biomass-to-H2(BTH) system through the setting up of two different gasifiers (UNIfHY 100kWth and UNIfHY 1000kWth).

For further information, please visit the official website http://www.unifhy.eu/

For further information on the event, please visit http://www.fch.europa.eu/page/EVENT-programme-review-days-2016

Executive Coffees

Two prestigious meetings have been hosted by Guglielmo Marconi University at the main hall of Via Colonna, in Rome. The first Executive Coffee has been organized on 4th of October, it was focused on the Future of Investment on Innovation, the connection between Innovation and Sustainability according to the points of view of institutional and entrepreneurial core actors.

The Director on Innovation and Sustainability of ENEL has introduced a discussion on Open Innovability in Enel, in particular he talked on fostering over the years the innovative advantage: the “Open Power”. Besides, the Managing Director of Azimut Capital Management introduced a discussion on Finance for Innovation. Both speeches have been a starting point for further discussions. Another important stage for interesting discussions was the second Executive Coffee organized on 10th of November focused on Measures to sustain Companies’ Internalization. Prof. Rainer Masera, Head Department of Faculty of Economy, has coordinated the Event. Important speakers such as Presidents of Sace, Simest and Poste Italiane enhanced the added value of debates on the core theme of Internalization.

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Career DayGuglielmo Marconi University, in cooperation with Manageritalia longstanding Federation of business representatives, Porta Futuro Lazio the agency funded by Region Lazio and Agol Association have successfully organized an intense Career Day - Future Job 4.0 addressed to students, graduated, unemployed people and all who wished to re-tailor their careers.

Career DayMore than 500 visitors have benefited from the event, more than 20 companies have offered in site their experiences, have made interviews with visitors and have collected curricula vitae for current vacancies. The main conference hall at Guglielmo Marconi University in Rome has therefore hosted a key stage for discussions on the complex Labour Market situation, for training sessions on personal brand and to seek job opportunities.
Excellent feedbacks have been showed by companies and participants who awarded important prizes offered by companies. Finally, the video competition One Minute Pitch was, as expected, a great opportunity for students to record a video and introduce themselves, own competencies and ambitions. The best video has won a Smartphone OnePlus 3!

For further information please visit
http://futurejob.unimarconi.it/index.php

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