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06.05.2013

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of operation of Kolektor – competition Driving the knowledge

Within the frame of celebration of its jubilee 50th anniversary of operation and as the “generator of ideas and innovations”, Kolektor organizes an international prize competition Driving the knowledge for the university graduates all over the world. The main purpose of the competition is promoting of research activities of students and upgrading of their final theses or innovative solutions, respectively, from the field of mobility of the future, self-sufficient buildings of the future and energy supply of the future. The deadline for application is May 13.

The competition “Driving the knowledge” is the first international competition organized by Kolektor, and is open for the university graduates who have or will acquire 7th level of education (or comparable) between January 1, 2012 and May 13, 2013. The prize competition is also open for graduates that will acquire the required level of education until August 31, 2013, but only if they apply the final thesis topic until May 13, 2013.

Submitted applications and theses shall be reviewed and assessed by an international 13-member expert committee with its chairman Mr Radovan Bolko, Kolektor group CEO. The committee shall award total of 3 best applications (one in each of the competition categories). Beside cash award to the level of (net amount) EUR 1,000 respectively EUR 1,500 (the first prize), the awardees shall be presented acknowledgements for their participation and achievement serving as a reference in their further search for employment. Kolektor shall also cover the expense for visit to Slovenia where in month December the official presentation of awards shall take place. 

University students and graduatescan, via competition web site www.drivingtheknowledge.com, apply with their final theses or themes until May 13, 2013.

Throughout last 50 years, Kolektor has become a renowned and successful international group well aware of the importance of investment into knowledge and into development, into fresh ideas and young, potential experts. Already the 3rd Continuous improvement conference was held in April at Kolektor where the best innovators of 2012 were announced.  Radovan Bolko commented on the innovators »Such a development that has been present in Kolektor for the past 50 years cannot be achieved merely by hands, one must use head, think and innovate.« It builds an environment stimulating creativity and development of innovative ideas. It successfully realizes ideas and applies them in key segments of its operation thus upgrades solutions for its customers.

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