econet china establishes strategic partnership with IESD of Tongji University


econet china signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development (IESD) of Tongji University on January 14, 2014.

Mr. Christoph Angerbauer, general manager of the German Industry & Commerce (GIC) , Prof. Wu Jiang, the vice-president of the University and dean of IESD, Ms. Leng Xiao, business development manager of econet, Prof. Li Fengting, deputy dean of IESD, Dr. Wang Xin, deputy dean of IESD, attended the signing ceremony. Prof. Wu and Mr. Angerbauer signed the MoU on behalf of the two parties.

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Mr. Angerbauer and Prof. Wu signing the MoU

At the event, the parties reached the consensus to collaborate on multiple themes in the field of green buildings, energy and environment with the hope to further promote the integration of industry, education and research. By utilizing the rich connections econet has with the industries and the international education and research platform of IESD, the cooperation will promote the exchange of information and technological innovation among the Sino-German partners in industrial and educational sectors.

The two sides also explored a number of specific themes for cooperation, such as hosting symposium/training on themes regarding sustainable development; participation of German companies in the annual International Student Conference for Environment and Sustainability co-sponsored by UNEP and Tongji University; setting up professorship in Tongji University by GIC, student internship programs in partner companies of GIC, among others. The parties have achieved common understanding and agreement on the cooperation and further follow-ups will be carried out by designated contact persons in each party.


Representatives from GIC and Tongji

"Through this strategic partnership, the parties look forward to bringing in the most forefront and practical technical experiences of German industries in the field of green buildings, energy and environment to the campus and at the same time introducing cutting-edge research results from academic society to the industries" said Mr. Angerbauer.


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