Sunlight and ReGeneration at the 1st Academy of Mechanical Production for Young & Recent Graduates
90 hours of training in the sought-after field of Production Engineering
with an emphasis on Northern Greece
ATHENS, November 3, 2021 – ReGeneration, the largest training and paid employment program for young graduates in Greece, in collaboration with Sunlight, a technology company specializing in integrated and innovative energy storage solutions, present the ” ReGeneration Academy on Production Engineering, powered by Sunlight.”
This pioneering training program in Mechanical Production aims at the education, specialization, empowerment, and employment of young graduates, with emphasis on Northern Greece.*
The Academy’s curriculum is designed by ReGeneration and Sunlight, and is conducted under the guidance of Code.Hub, with the academic support of Athens Tech College. It addresses graduates of Polytechnic Schools (Electrical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Chemical Engineers, Production or Environmental Engineers) and STEM (Natural Sciences, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), offering candidates 90 hours of specialized theoretical and practical training .
Participation in the Academy will provide graduates with the opportunity to contribute substantially to the production processes of a company, both from a scientific-technical point of view (as engineers) and from an administrative point of view. Participants will also be informed about all fields of industrial production, to develop and strengthen their skills, working alongside industry experts.
Staying true to its vision to provide knowledge-based energy and empowerment, Sunlight is committed to creating the next generation of executives who will help the company’s mission to develop innovative solutions and applications that improve people’s lives.
Those interested in participating can review participation requirements and submit their applications through: https : // www . regeneration . gr / regen – academy / production – engineering – sunlight
Applications will remain open until November 23, 2021 at 14:00.
The program will last 6 weeks (December 13, 2021 – February 4, 2022) and will take place online in a digital classroom environment.
* Priority will be given to candidates residing in Northern Greece, as employment opportunities are mainly, but not exclusively, positions in the region.
Sunlight is a member of the Olympia Group , an international investment group with a presence in 10 countries. With 30 years of experience in the energy storage market, Sunlight is one of the leading companies in the global production of industrial batteries and energy storage systems, with exports to 100 countries and state-of-the-art facilities and production plants in Greece, Italy, and the USA. With more than 12 years of experience in lithium technologies, a leading science team and two R&D centers, Sunlight invests in research and development of applications for renewable energy sources, transportation, logistics services, automated guidance vehicles (AGVs), and shipping. The company has already developed the innovative Li.ON FORCE lithium batteries, which achieve 35% energy savings and meet the growing demands of the Materials and Logistics industry. With the company’s circular economy approach being a benchmark for the industry, Sunlight aims to develop niche innovation in the battery value chain and more environmentally friendly storage solutions that make sustainable energy more accessible, reliable and clean. As a company with adaptability and flexibility, it combines “Big Data” with technology developments (such as Machine Learning, Customer Personalization), with the aim of creating innovative products that serve customers and improve everyone’s lives.
With a vision to democratize post-university education and career opportunities for young graduates in our country, ReGeneration is the largest employment and training program in Greece. An initiative of the Global Shapers Athens Hub and World Economic Forum, ReGeneration was created with the goal of contributing to youth employment, bridging the skills gap, and combating “brain drain.” The program addresses talented young graduates (up to 29 years old) in a range of specialties with 0 – 3 years of work experience, who strive to stand out as young professionals in Greece.
ReGeneration offers participants 6 months (minimum) paid employment at multinational companies and SMEs in Greece, and 32 hours of training with a focus on personal and professional development as well as mentoring opportunities with renowned market executives. In addition, ReGeneration Academy has offered new skills training in the latest technologies and industries facing a shortage of professional talent (ie. Digital Marketing, Data Science, AI, Coding, Supply Chain, Hospitality, AgriFood, Customer Experience). As part of the program, participants also complete 25 volunteer hours supporting select NGOs, for a total of 17,700 volunteer hours.
To date, ReGeneration has helped place over 2,500 young graduates in roles at over 820 participating companies nationwide, and has, through its various programs, offered 520,000 hours of training in soft and digital skills. In addition, some 92% of participants’ contracts are extended beyond the 6-month minimum paid employment, while it is estimated that salaries of young graduates placed through the ReGeneration program thus far have amounted to some 16 million euros.
Regeneration is a non-profit program and is supported by: Coca-Cola, The Coca-Cola Foundation, The Hellenic Initiative and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation . Selected partners, who offer the services, the necessary know-how and the resources so that the program can work perfectly at every stage, are Arctic Shores, ethelon, Job-Pairs, Mindshare, OTE Academy and RSM .
For more information please contact:
Sofia Tzirou at V + O Communication | 6959994391 | firstname.lastname@example.org
George Peponaki at V + O Communication | 6936636465 | email@example.com