IDEX Biometrics Supporting Girls into Electronics 2019

Oslo, Norway – 27 June 2019 – IDEX Biometrics ASA, the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, is proud to support the 2019 Girls into Electronics event, being held at the Royal Holloway, University of London, on Tuesday 9th July.

Sarah Mathews, VP of HR at IDEX Biometrics said: “We are delighted to support the excellent work being done by UKESF to encourage more young people to consider the opportunities that a career in Electronics has to offer.  The sector still has a long way to go in the quest for wider diversity, and existing technology organisations play a key role in encouraging broader participation in these types of subjects. The IDEX Biometrics team is very much looking forward to meeting the attendees at the ‘Girls into Electronics’ event.”

Stewart Edmondson, CEO of UKESF adds: “UKESF and the Smallpeice Trust really appreciate the support of organisations such as IDEX Biometrics. We simply can’t afford to ignore nearly half of the population if we are serious about tackling the UK’s shortage of Electronics designers and engineers. We want to ensure that everyone can explore their own interests and talents unencumbered by society’s expectations of them.”

Contact:

Sally Fraser, Global Head of Marketing Communications
sally.fraser@idexbiometrics.com

About Girls into Electronics

Girls into Electronics is a three-day course run by the Electronic Engineering department at Royal Holloway University of London in collaboration with the Smallpeice Trust and UKESF. It offers girls the unique opportunity to spend three days in the new Beatrice Shilling building, home to Electronic Engineering, learning about Engineering through a mix of lectures, labs and activities. During the three days the girls also master the control of robots.

For more information visit https://www.smallpeicetrust.org.uk/courses/girls-into-electronics/

About UKESF

The UKESF’s mission is to encourage more young people to study Electronics and to pursue careers in the sector.

For more information visit https://www.ukesf.org/about/

About IDEX Biometrics

IDEX Biometrics ASA (OSE: IDEX), is the leading provider of fingerprint identification technologies offering simple, secure and personal authentication for all. We help people make payments, prove their identity, gain access to information, unlock devices or gain admittance to buildings with the touch of a finger. We invent, engineer and commercialize these secure, yet incredibly user-friendly solutions. Our total addressable market represents a fast-growing multi-billion-unit opportunity.

For more information, visit www.idexbiometrics.com and follow @IDEXBiometrics

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