Covestro in the JADE Spring Meeting 2016

Meet Covestro, industrial leader in innovation that will participate in our Spring Meeting with the role of Main Sponsor.Logo covestro

The JADE Spring Meeting is the biggest Junior Enterprise event taking place in Europe, organized by the JADE Headquarters in Brussels, and gathering each year over 200 Junior Entrepreneurs from all around Europe.

In 2016, the event will focus on Innovation and Entrepreneurial Skills in the Digital Markets, analysing how entrepreneurial-minded people can support and contribute to companies while they get more and more digital.

The event will be therefore not only the occasion to debate about such an important topic in today’s industry, but also to bring the Junior Entrepreneurs closer to companies that innovate on a daily basis, such as Covestro, allowing them to learn form the best professionals in the market.

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Covestro, formerly Bayer Material Science, with 2014 sales of EUR 11.8 billion, is among the world’s largest polymer companies. Business activities are focused on the manufacture of high-tech polymer materials and the development of innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, electrical and electronics, construction and sports and leisure industries. has 30 production sites worldwide and employs approximately 15,700 people (calculated as full-time equivalents) at the end of September 2015.

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With around 30% the Junior Entrepreneurs engaged in engineering studies, it is with great honour that we announce this partnership for the JADE Spring Meeting, a unique occasion for the students to get to see how innovation is carried out at professional level in the industry. During the event, Junior Entrepreneurs will have the chance to speak directly with representatives of Covestro, and to engage with with them in a dedicated workshop.

Working with Covestro, the European Confederation of Junior Enterprises proudly encourages and supports the creation of connections between our Junior Entrepreneurs and the best firms in the market – specifically in Industry – to boost the exchange of best practices with professionals and skills development.