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11/4 Principal Karin Markides Visits Silicon Valley!

Chalmers Principal Karin Markides visited Silicon Valley in late March in order to secure future internship placements. She had met with SonyEricsson and agreed on two future internship spots there later this year in addition to the one at Retail Solutions. More information about the coming internships will be posted soon! We had the opportunity […]

8/3 – To all Chalmers Alumni in the North America

U.S. Friends of Chalmers is now more active than ever in the US and Canada and we would love to reconnect with you. Our mission has since the start in 2002 been to support Chalmers research and education through donations and contact building in the US while also promoting culture and knowledge exchange to make […]

1/20 – The first interns have arrived!

Chalmers has created an internship program in Silicon Valley with the purpose of providing U.S. Friends of Chalmers with more support. Two ambitious and entrepreneurial interns have been selected and given the opportunity to work and learn in the unique and innovative environment there. While working for their host companies, they will also be managing […]

4/10 Innovation @ Google / U.S. Friends of Chalmers Dinner

With Richard Steiber in the lead, Google and Chalmers arranged a workshop together at Google’s main office in Mountainview on the 4th of October. The main points of discussion at  this workshop were around innovation and entrepreneurship. Among the speakers, one could hear Richard Steiber talking about Googles successful innovation policies as well as Karin […]

5/31 CINGs Annual Meeting 2010, Pasadena, Los Angeles

CINGs annual meeting in 2010 was held in Pasadena, Los Angeles. Chalmers Alumni from both USA and Canada had three intensive days where they attended CINGs executive meeting, enjoyed several studyvisits and were invited to a traditional Chalmers Gasque. During the studyvisits, CalTech provided a tour which was followed by seminars on the latest research […]

2/4 ReTech 2010, Washington DC

During the ReTech exhibition In Washington DC, Chalmers took the opportunity to invite many Chalmers Alumni. These had the opportunity to visit Volvos display where one was given a presentation regarding Volvos investments and activities in Northern America.

Chalmers Innovation night, Wallenberg Hall, Stanford

Chalmers has a development program for small startups and middle sized groth companies in the Gothenburg Region. One part of the program is a study trip to Silicon Valley where one visits incubators, companies and universities in the area. In cooperation with Chalmers, Silicon vikings and U.S. Friends of Chalmers took this opportunity to invite […]

Chalmers for a sustainable future / CINGs Annual Meeting 2009 – Swedish Embassy, Washington DC

CINGS annual meeting was in 2009 held in Washington DC where alumni from Chalmers and Canada gathered for two intensive days of meetings and studyvisits. The theme for this year was Chalmers for a sustainable future and was initiated with an event at the Swedish Embassy. Principle Karin Markides as well as Professor Art J. […]

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