"From mystical places, the MMM and mechatronics" is the title of the story of the Doctor-Eisenbarth middle-class students who helped them to win the nationwide school competition "Technology-Scouts". The team took the top of the competition ahead of 118 other Bavarian student teams. A proud achievement. The MMM played a very important role.
The "Technology-Scouts" competition, sponsored by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Munich Employment Agency, aims to provide students with access to technical professions. One would like to strike a new path to inspire young people. As true technology scouts, the young people look into exciting and interesting things about a selected technical profession. An important part of this working phase is the contact with a person who carries out this profession or a company in which the profession is present.
Michael Koller, shareholder of the MMM, immediately became enthusiastic about the concept of the competition. "It is important to inspire young people and, above all, girls for technical professions. The industry suffers from a shortage of young talent. We are delighted that we can help the students discover these professional images."
The students from Oberviechtach devoted themselves to the profession of mechatronics and found active support in their project in the training team of the MMM, consisting of Thomas Hagl, Christian Killerman and Deniz Bronold. As early as in December last year, the team started with the preparations for a film following a specially created script. Besides filming locations such as the border crossing to the Czech Republic or a castle ruin, the film was mainly produced on the premises of the MMM Group in Stadlern.
"Without the MMM, nothing would have happened," says Alois Köppl, a teacher, who realized the project with his students together with his colleague Marina Schießl (Faculty Economics). "Even after working hours, we still had staff and facilities at the MMM to be able to shoot our film there." The work was worth it. As the only school in the Upper Palatinate, the team of the Doktor-Eisenbarth-Schule had qualified with their short film about the mechatronics engineer at the MMM for the final in the Ministry of Economic Affairs in Munich. After a stage presentation by the group, for which the MMM also made workpieces available, a high-caliber jury was so enthusiastic that they finally selected the students for the technology scouts in 2017. Michael Koller attended the presentation at the Ministry of Economic Affairs in Munich and congratulated the students on their victory. "We are pleased that we were able to support the technology scouts 2017. A great result and a deserved success. "
Students of the Technology-Scouts with employees of the MMM Group
Alois Köppl (Responsible teacher), Michael Koller (MMM Group) and school principal Werner Winderl (Doktor-Eisenbarth-Middleclass School Oberviechtach) during the final in the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs