14/05/2019

CBBC hosts roundtable with Shenzhen Education Bureau on joint PhD programme in science and tech entrepreneurship

On the 10th May CBBC signed an MoU with the Education Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality (SEB) to deliver a unique and transformative PhD programme on science and technology entrepreneurship.

The MOU sets out the framework of cooperation to pioneer a novel transnational PhD training model with a specific focus on multi-disciplinary work on technology transfer and commercial exploitation of innovations from successful research, and to develop a new cross-country consortium-based ecosystem to provide a multi-disciplinary and multi-sector environment for the new PhD programme through synergistic multi-lateral collaboration.

For full details see our press release here: to deliver a unique and transformative PhD programme on science and technology entrepreneurship
 
In the morning of the same day CBBC hold a roundtable meeting with Dr. Wang Shui Fa, Vice Director of SEB , which 13 universities across the UK attended to discuss in depth how the consortium could be shaped based on existing models already in practice. Further to this meeting, CBBC will produce a short report for its university members which will be accompanied by next steps to join the consortium. This project is open to CBBC UK universities members.
 
For further information please contact:
Nathalie Cachet-Gaujard
UK Director – Education & Innovation
Nathalie.cachet-gaujard@cbbc.org

14/05/2019