For the first time Ugra, the “Swiss Center of Competence for Printing and Media Technology”, is granting the advancement award for outstanding bachelor theses within the context of the Media Engineering degree course at comem+/HEIG-VD. With this prize, Ugra wants to award young students for special achievements in their work within the context of the graphic arts industry and encourage them to play an active role shaping the future of the printing and media industry.
The presentation of the award took place on 3rd December 2015 in the “La Marive” congress centre in Yverdon-les-Bains during the graduation ceremony for the newly qualified media engineers. Mr Andreas Sidler, Member of Ugra’s Board of Directors and degree course administrator for media engineers at HEIG-VD/comem+, presented the prize winner with a certificate for the development award carrying a value of CHF 500.
The prize winner, Mr Mathias Oberson, was honoured for his work entitled “Regroupement, gestion et exploitation de données scientifiques sur échantillons organiques” (Grouping, administration and exploitation of scientific data on organic samples).
In the future, Ugra’s advancement award is intended to be presented annually to students of the comem+ department at HEIG-VD.