SCG Cement and Ho Chi Minh City University join for innovation

17:53 | 01/10/2019
The co-operation between SCG Cement – Building Materials Vietnam Co., Ltd. and Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology aims to leverage both organisations’ advantages to create sustainable products and solutions that serve the needs of Vietnamese consumers.
scg cement and ho chi minh city university join for innovation
PhD Le Anh Tuan, head of the Civil Engineering Faculty, and Chanatpong Srinuta, the representative of SCG Cement – Building Materials Vietnam Co., Ltd., signing the MoU

On September 30, 2019, SCG Cement – Building Materials Vietnam Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of SCG, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology for a 3-year collaboration across various areas of innovation, including research and development as well as human development.

Sharing about the co-operation, Chanatpong Srinuta, representative of SCG Cement, said, “In line with our global vision to extend the corporate’s knowledge and learning via collaboration, SCG Cement – Building Materials Vietnam is delighted to partner with Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology – one of the leading research institutions in the country to create better solutions that meet local demands with a sustainable approach. Besides, this collaboration also allows us to contribute our expertise to the practical training of the university’s students, preparing them for future needs.”

scg cement and ho chi minh city university join for innovation

Chanatpong Srinuta addressing the MoU signing ceremony

Accordingly, the two parties will form a collaborative expert group to carry out research projects in line with the practical needs of SCG, to improve product quality, increase labour productivity, and accelerate the application of new technologies in production and construction. Moreover, SCG Cement – Building Materials Vietnam will also support the university to enhance its research facilities and competency by transferring the corporate’s well-established technology and knowledge as well as organising periodical scientific seminars and workshops for the research team.

Following its corporate’s brand promise “Passion for Better” with a strong focus on human development, the company also commit to support university’s students to access the real working environment through scholarship programmes, factory visits, and various practical skill training workshops via the collaboration.

scg cement and ho chi minh city university join for innovation

Representatives (teachers and students) of the Civil Engineering Faculty of Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology

“Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and SCG Cement – Building Materials Vietnam have been co-operating successfully during the past years. This MoU will further enhance our collaboration to benefit both parties in numerous areas. Not only strengthening the university’s research capacity, the partnership will also bring valuable opportunities for our research staff, teachers, and students to connect with the industry and acquire practical knowledge, and hence produce practical solutions to meet real-world needs and demands,” said Le Tuan Anh, representative of the university.

By Ha Vy

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