Thursday, December 17, 2015

Ireland—Manufacturing and Research in the Gateway of the EU

A group of freshmen led by CSE faculty and staff will visit Ireland during this 10-day Freshmen Global Seminar. The group will visit companies, universities and research centers in Ireland—a center of manufacturing and research for global companies. Using the biomedical device industry—a specialty of the Twin Cities—as a case study, students will see how companies access the EU market while leveraging the special aspects of Ireland.


CSE 1002: Freshmen Global Seminar (1 credit)

Leader: Associate Professor Alena Talkachova, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Travel Dates: January 8–17, 2016

Location and Description:

A group of freshmen led by CSE faculty and staff will visit Ireland during this 10-day Freshmen Global Seminar. The group will visit companies, universities and research centers in Ireland—a center of manufacturing and research for global companies. Using the biomedical device industry—a specialty of the Twin Cities—as a case study, students will see how companies access the EU market while leveraging the special aspects of Ireland.

Students will also experience charming and historic cities like Dublin and Limerick, while visiting Irish universities popular with STEM students interested in spending a semester abroad.

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