To increase cooperation between partner universities in strengthening R&D activities
Lovely Professional University (LPU), Phagwara has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with four universities from USA. LPU signed Memorandum of Understanding with Iowa State University (ISU), University of Iowa (UI), University of Northern Iowa (UNI) and Kirkwood Community College (KCC). The MoUs are cornered on the intent of increased cooperation between the partner universities in the field of strengthening research & development (R&D) activities.
Besides R&D, the agreement seeks to promote quality education & boost research culture amongst students of respective countries by conceivable academic, cultural, extracurricular and other collaborative projects/assignments. The MoU was signed during visit of 21 member delegation from IOWA State.
The MoUs would also enable the institutions to conduct joint symposia, seminars/conferences and workshops. “In addition, exchange of academic information & materials, promoting academic, cultural, sports, co-curricular, social, community development and other activities of common interest, promoting entrepreneurship, start-up projects, short duration Study India/Abroad Programs etc will also be undertaken,” said a media release by LPU.
Ashok Mittal, Chancellor, LPU said that LPU has chalked out an ambitious plan to emerge as one of the top 200 Universities of the World in coming five years. “The University aims to partner along with reputed Universities from across the globe, and the MoUs signed today is a step towards the direction,” he said.