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The "European Innovation Academy" (EIA), co-operated by internationally renowned universities such as Stanford University, UC Berkeley, Google and companies, is the world’s largest student entrepreneurship project. It is held every summer in Italy. In the three-week innovation and entrepreneurship workshop, Feng Chia University selected 38 students to participate in the activity this year. The number of participants is second only to Berkeley University in the United States, showing that the innovative potential of Feng Chia University students is highly recognized.

This year’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Workshop was held in Italy from July 7th to 26th. A total of 300 outstanding young people from 50 countries around the world participated. Within three weeks, experts’ lectures, panel discussions, product ideas, From the design of the commercial platform to the development of the actual market access, there are opportunities to turn innovative ideas into real companies.

Last year, our school sent 15 students to the European Institute of Innovation for the first time. Because of their excellent performance, this year increased the number of candidates to 38. All of them were approved by the European Institute of Innovation. It became the second largest school to participate in this year’s event, second only to the United States. 60 students from Clay University.

逢甲大學學生參與歐洲創新學院在義大利舉辦的創新創業工作坊。

逢甲大學學生參與歐洲創新學院在義大利舉辦的創新創業工作坊。

Participating in the event, Huang Yining, a double bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University in the United States, who participated in the event, recalled a lesson in which he invited the Google development ambassador Martin Omander to introduce the machine learning application services provided by Google, including analyzing customers Call requests, identify photos, video content, etc. These services can be used as a reference for product design. If properly applied, it will be of great help to the promotion of the market. The overall course is impressive.

Student Xie Zhangdi from the Department of Materials of the School of Science mentioned that another class was to invite Klaus Busse, the chief design officer of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, to give a speech. The company owns 12 auto brands including Chrysler and Maserati. Design chief Klaus Busse reminded students that user experience should be the core of product design, such as vision and touch, and not only the design of the product itself, but also the selection and design of sales channels.

The performance of our students did not disappoint. At the end of the workshop, 10 Top Teams were selected from more than 50 teams, 5 of which consisted of students from Feng Chia University, including Huang Yining’s team "Telephysio", which developed a combination of body sensing The mobile app of the device helps patients in rehabilitation to detect the point of force and intensity, so that the rehabilitation effect is doubled and the results are amazing.

The team "Agroadvisor" to which Xie Zhangdi belongs was also selected as Top Team. The team combines agricultural testing equipment and IoT platforms to help Italian hobby farmers manage their plants during leisure conveniently and efficiently. Its innovation The service was favored by the review. The rest of the students who won the Top Team award are the teams of students from the School of Business Huixuan Gan, Yizhen He, and Yiting Wu from the International School.

Dean Zeng Mingzhe of the School of International Technology and Management said: "The students participating in this activity came from various fields of business school, science school, engineering school, architecture professional school, and international school of technology and management. Among the 38 students who passed the selection, The first grade accounted for 22 places. Feng Chia University is very willing to provide students with opportunities to study abroad. This experience can also allow students to learn teamwork and solve problems. These practical experiences are not learned in ordinary courses and will be Continue to cooperate with EIA".

逢甲大學國際科技與管理學院黃懿寧同學(左三)所屬團隊,榮獲Top Team殊榮。

逢甲大學國際科技與管理學院黃懿寧同學(左三)所屬團隊,榮獲Top Team殊榮。

逢甲大學國際科技與管理學院黃懿寧同學(左三)所屬團隊,榮獲Top Team殊榮。

逢甲大學國際科技與管理學院黃懿寧同學(左三)所屬團隊,榮獲Top Team殊榮。

逢甲大學理學院材料系謝張荻同學(右二)所屬團隊,榮獲Top Team殊榮。

逢甲大學理學院材料系謝張荻同學(右二)所屬團隊,榮獲Top Team殊榮。

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