Engineering students took time out to visit the Stryker Innovation Centre to get a view of the type of career opportunities that await them in the future
A first of its kind innovation centre
The programme leader of BEng in Manufacturing Engineering, Mary Doyle-Kent, organised the engineering student visit to Stryker’s Innovation Centre.
Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies, and operates its Innovation Centre in County Cork, a first of its kind in Ireland. Students from MSc in Innovative Technology Engineering, BEng Manufacturing Engineering and BEng (Hons) in Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering availed of a tour of the Innovation Centre. The Innovation Centre features collaboration workspaces, state-of-the-art prototyping and test facilities, and a simulated operating room.
Recognising the value of education
“Stryker offers Engineering Graduates excellent opportunities in the fields of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering as well as Quality, Automation and Product and Process Innovation. So this occasion helped our students understand the value of their education and also to understand the array of opportunities that await them in the biomedical field of engineering in Ireland,” stated Kent.