Have you ever dreamt of being a food critic? The Pic Healthy - Photo Food iPhone App allows you to exercise your judgment, as well as take pictures of your lunch, rate how healthy your meal is and see if your friends agree with you. You can earn healthy points for eating healthy foods, honesty points for rating your meals accurately and participation points for joining in the fun. Developed by MedHelp, the world’s largest health social network, in partnership with GE healthymagination, Pic Healthy helps you eat better, feel better and have fun in the meantime!
Archives for : September 2011
Call for action on October 2nd! Let’s walk on the Bridge of Health, the Chain Bridge lit in pink by GE Healthcare for the 10th time to raise breast cancer awareness in Hungary. All women should be there, to pass on the word about the importance of early detection. And all women between the age of 45 and 65 should undergo state financed screening every other year - informed radio, TV, online and print media covering the event where famous actresses, singers, the President’s wife, survivors, doctors and ordinary men and women will walk wearing something pink.
Watch Pawel Stezycki talking about his career at EDC, where he has worked for all the three businesses present in Warsaw – Aviation, Energy and Oil & Gas. He has been involved in the design phase of the latest technologies as part of different global teams.
At GE, we are well positioned to take on the world’s most important challenges. We have a sustainable business approach and the determination to solve some of the world’s bigger problems, which allows us to grow through innovation and pro-eco thinking. Let’s take as example GE Capital businesses in three CEE countries - Poland, Czech Republic and Hungary. The leitmotiv is creating full-service solutions and going beyond their four walls to find and fund the best ideas in order to meet local needs.
Researchers and inventors in Central and Eastern Europe often lack funds to develop their innovative programs. Some of our best regional talents give up their entrepreneurial dreams and are looking for long-term, stable, both professionally and financially rewarding career opportunities elsewhere, which makes brain-drain a key issue. But now there is a great opportunity out there!
Guest bloggers: Julia Roig, President, Partners for Democratic Change, Washington, D.C. Blažo Nedić, Director of Partners-Serbia, Belgrade Ana Vasilache, Executive Director, Partners Foundation for Local Development - FPDL, Bucharest As innovation is the word of the day in many domains - the concept was applied by various stakeholders in order to address a serious issue in the region - corruption in local governments. With support from the GE Foundation, Partners for Democratic Change in Washington D.C. is promoting regional collaboration amongst a network of independent NGOs dedicated to building democratic practices of dialogue and participatory decision-making in Central and South Eastern Europe (CEE/SEE).
Today, more than ever, the labor market has specific requirements that most young people would find difficult to comply with after graduation – experience. Through different channels, GE has always looked for talented people willing to accept challenges that offer potential career opportunities. The most recent example is the partnership signed by GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) with the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, Poland. The objective of this partnership is to train skilled nuclear, mechanical, electrical, and chemical engineering students, who are tomorrow’s engineering workforce. These are the people who will help develop and operate future nuclear plants in Poland. Diversifying its energy supply will help Poland to secure its future energy security, as well as reduce its CO2 emissions.
As promised, we are back with more takeaways from the Forum. What were the key buzz words in Krynica this year? To name just a few – Europe 2020 strategy, innovation and innovative policies, research and development policies, flexibility, a single market, the future of the euro, Europe’s competitiveness versus the rest of the world, consensus and a stronger coordination, public – private partnerships, EU’s Eastern partnership.
People are getting more and more environmental and health conscious, but how can your dish become more energy efficient? A great example for the innovative solution of the above dilemma came to life in Hungary in form of the country’s largest new biogas plant powered by GE’s Jenbacher Biogas Technology.