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EDMI Europe Champions Young Enterprise as Principal Supporter of the North East and Cumbria Finals

Newcastle based business EDMI Europe is helping to keep the spotlight on enterprising youngsters in the region by supporting the Young Enterprise North East and Cumbria Finals 2014.

Designed to offer an insight into the world of work and how business skills can be utilised, its flagship scheme Company Programme has inspired thousands of youngsters to take the entrepreneurial route.

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David Stroud; EDMI Europe Executive Director

EDMI Europe Executive Director, David Stroud said: “As a business focused on technology and innovation, EDMI strongly believes in giving young people the opportunity to be creative and entrepreneurial, as these invaluable skills are required to ensure the success of individuals and businesses in the future.

“EDMI is an expanding company with a ‘can-do’ attitude to conducting business and we are proud to be associated with Young Enterprise as it mirrors our values by offering young people the opportunity to engage with business and to learn skills beyond the classroom.”

The event which takes place at the Gateshead Marriott on Thursday 12th June will see students from across the region pitching their ideas to a panel of judges in the hope of being crowned ‘company of the year’.  The winner will then go on to the national final on July 1st at the British Film Institute in central London’s Southbank.

David said: “This is a superb event as it enables the students to showcase their ideas and also get a flavour for presenting as they go head to head against their competitors in order to try and capture the regional title.  I am really looking forward to the final and seeing the ideas.”

Pam Oddy, area manager, Young Enterprise North East & Cumbria added:  “We are absolutely delighted to welcome EDMI Europe on board as Principal Supporter of the regional final.  They are a superb example of an entrepreneurial business and a great role model for the students.”

To book a table at the event contact Pam Oddy, Area Manager, North East & Cumbria e:


About EDMI:

EDMI Limited is one of the leading smart metering solutions providers in the world. EDMI is focused on designing, developing and manufacturing innovative and technologically advanced energy meters and metering systems for the global utility industry.

EDMI has  20 years’ experience of manufacturing smart meters and over 600,000 smart meters installed in the UK alone.

EDMI is owned by Osaki Electric Co. Limited, a Japanese metering solutions provider. EDMI Europe has its headquarters in Newcastle upon Tyne.