GEDC Industry Forum Resources

GEDC Industry Forum Resources

Take a look at our free resources below to find out more about the previous GEDC Industry Forum events, and to discover global perspectives on delivering skills for the future and good practices in university-industry collaboration.


Discover the solutions discussed at the 2019 GEDC Industry Forum in Fontainebleau to equip the next generation of engineering experts and leaders with the key skills necessary for the future, and to improve how engineering educators and industry innovate together.


Are you engaged in developing the engineering experts and leaders of the future? Discover the key conclusions and discussion outputs from the 2019 Industry Forum in Bucharest.


Discover more about the GEDC Industry Forum that took place in Bucharest, Romania, from 20-22 March 2019 – including key stats and participant feedback – in this infographic. Thank you to all the participants who made this event a great success.


Discover the rationale for the first regional GEDC Industry Forum that took place in Bucharest, Romania, from 20-22 March 2019. The event focused on stimulating innovation through bringing together universities and industry, tackling the digital skills gap.


Find out more about the discussion outputs and the creative presentations delivered at the 2017 Industry Forum. It is an essential read, and a valuable resource, for anyone engaged in improving and innovating engineering education for the future.


Discover the rationale for the first Industry Forum that took place in Fontainebleau, France, in June 2017, including a review of the important body of work looking at the globally discussed skills and attributes required in a graduate engineer.


Discover the original piece of research commissioned by Total that explores from a global perspective which workplace skills are considered critical for success, as well as the activities likely to best develop those skills during higher education.


Learn more from this extensive list of good practices in university-industry collaboration provided by the 2017 GEDC Industry Forum delegates. An impressive range and variety of work has been shared and all examples are included in this document.

Get Involved

We are delighted to announce that the next GEDC Industry Forum will be hosted by McMaster University’s Faculty of Engineering, Canada and will take place from the 6th to the 8th of July 2020. If you would like to receive updates, please keep in touch. This is an invitation-only event with limited places allocated on a first-come basis. If you would like to request an invitation to the next event, or inquire about sponsorship or speaking opportunities, please get in touch at