PORTLAND, USA: Electro Scientific Industries Inc., a leading supplier of innovative laser-based manufacturing solutions for the microtechnology industry, announced its sponsorship of the ESI Collaboration Studio at the University of Oregon’s Lundquist College of Business.
The state-of-the-art ESI Collaboration Studio, gifted by ESI in honor of the company’s co-founder Douglas C. Strain, is part of UO’s new Business Research Institute (BRI). The studio is uniquely designed for real-time collaboration, customer engagements, business research and focus group studies.
“ESI has a strong history as a technology leader and business partner in Oregon. One of the keys to our success is our strong partnerships with leading universities, research facilities, technology centers, faculty and the future leaders of tomorrow – the students,” said Nick Konidaris, president and CEO of ESI.
“The ESI Collaboration Studio represents our commitment to shaping the future of technology and honors our co-founder, Doug Strain, for the innovation he brought to our local and global business communities.”
The ESI Collaboration Studio officially opens
Located in the midst of UO’s academic environment, The ESI Collaboration studio features video conferencing and teleconferencing systems, a SMARTBoard interactive whiteboard, one-way mirror for viewing in adjacent control room, LCD televisions, and complete PC/internet connectivity for conducting qualitative research, videoconferencing and seminars.
The official opening, tour and reception of the new BRI and the ESI Collaboration Studio took place on June 9.