Scherpereel’s First Day on the [Fulbright Scholars] Job

Posted: Thursday, February 7th 2013 at 4:46 PM

Chris Scherpereel, The Marley Professor of Business Excellence and associate professor of management, reported in on his first day on the job. He is on a Fulbright scholarship at the University of Debrecen, Hungary. To follow is a rough translation from the all-Hungarian news article sent (as translated by Chrome). See fall 2012 article in which Scherpereel describes the scope of the Fulbright HERE.

Five thousand euro voucher for Best Idea

Debrecen - Nine entries from among Árendás Csaba proved to be the best.

The University of Debrecen Day on Saturday awarded five thousand euros innovation voucher by the international jury of the most inventive proven innovative concept which could take over the Smartvineyard Árendás Csaba - the plan has, Grape Guard. The University of Debrecen Knowledge and Technology Transfer Office last November called for tenders for the implementation of innovative ideas to assist. The FORT project, an international jury of nine entries were assessed, including some specialties are included, such as the vine spraying time determining weather detection system, or selenium-enriched milk powder to produce a new method, but with great interest in the constantly moving Archimedes hours, the noise from hearing loss prevention, and electronic device companies informing performance mobile applications - announced in the University of Debrecen.

The defense found a solution

The winner of the Knowledge and Technology Transfer through will use the five thousand euro voucher for prototype development, business model development, product testing, quality control, or otherwise, the market introduction of innovation in promoting the use of a service.

- Good quality wine is good wine should be! In the developed technology means that the vineyard of four hectares per sensor are placed, inter alia, the leaf moisture, sunlight intensity is measured, and shall inform the producers to have at any given time what permetszereket optimal use, what kind of conditions against the need to protect the crops.

The obtained warrants new markets to discover we want to help - said the young researcher, Árendás Csaba.

A University of Debrecen Knowledge and Technology Transfer Office is expected this spring, a new contest for innovative ideas to small and medium-sized enterprises, which are also five thousand Euros to gain innovative ideas implementation support - read the statement.

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