Signing Joint Research Agreement with Taisei Rotec Corporation, Japan

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On August 9th 2018, the Signing Ceremony of Joint Research Agreement between University of Transport and Communications (UTC) and Taisei Rotec Corporation was solemnly organized at UTC.

The 16-member delegation of the Corporation led by President Yoshinori Nishida took part in the Ceremony. On behalf of UTC, there was the presence of Rector Prof. Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Long and many leaders of functional units in the university.

This signing event is the next step after UTC and Taisei Rotec Corporation signed a MoU on science and technology in May 2018 in order to promote its strength to coordinate the implementation of programs and projects of mutual interest. Pursuant to the Joint Research Agreement, two sides will jointly establish a laboratory of pavement design located at UTC.

Taisei Rotec Corporation will provide funding for the laboratory for a period of 3 years, 01 million Yen per year, equivalent to 210 million VND. In addition, Taisei Rotec will equip the laboratory with the equipment to monitor the roughness of the pavement. Two sides will jointly implement a research project, the research subjects of which are a number of typical routs, measuring to collect data, assessing the status of technical exploitation, then recommending the plans for maintenance and repair to be suitable with the life cycle of the project as well as technical condition, environment in Vietnam. To effectively implement the cooperative activities, the University of Transport and Communications assigns the Vietnam-Japan Research and Development Center to carry out the joint research program with Taisei Rotec Corporation.

The signing of a partnership between the university and a corporation to implement a joint research program is a right direction in the current development trend. It is hoped that the cooperation between UTC and Taisei Rotec Corporation will bring practical results to both sides and contribute positively to the socio-economic development of the country.

 

International Cooperation Department

 

Some pictures at the ceremony:

Rector Nguyen Ngoc Long and President Yoshinori Nishida sign the agreement.

 

Rector Nguyen Ngoc Long gives his speech.

 

President Yoshinori Nishida gives his speech.