ICD welcomes 1000th student at High Tech Safari
News | February 10, 2023
Innovation Cluster Drachten frequently organises Safari’s where students and professionals meet. The programme consists of lectures and presentations, followed by a tour of the participating companies. This often fits in well with their interests and education. With the Safari’s, ICD aims to let students following a technological education and people with work experience learn more about the innovations in the field of technology in the Northern Netherlands. The companies aim to raise awareness and recruit talented people for various positions and internships within their company.
In the period before Corona, about hundreds of students had visited the ICD companies. No physical events took place during the pandemic, but since March 2022 it has been possible again Already 1000 students in 1 year visited our Safaris. All the more reason to take a moment to reflect on the fact that we have the thousandth student were welcomed to our High Tech Safari for the Hochschule Emden-Leer. The group consisted of students following a course in Industrial Automation & Data Science with the theme of Robotics. The participating companies were Philips, FMI, XPARVision, Sparck Technology, BD, Beenen and Ventura, which use robotics in their production or develop such products. The feedback the students gave afterwards was positive; they found the program very substantive and interactive.