In 2022, from June 27th to June 29th, with the friendship invitation from Jeonbuk National University, Korea (JBNU), the Delegation of the VNUHCM-University of Science visited and worked on a renewable energy project under the cooperation agreement between the two units. Leading the Delegation was Assoc. Prof. Dr Trần Lê Quan – Rector of the University of Science together with Assoc.Prof.Dr Trần Văn Mẫn (Project Leader on the Vietnamese side), Assoc.Prof.Dr Ngô Đại Nghiệp (Head of Foreign Relations Department) and MSc. Phùng Quán (Head of Organization and Administration Department).
The representative of JBNU also warmly welcomed the University’s Delegation, showing the goodwill and spirit of cooperation in implementing the project’s next steps. Opening the schedule is the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the afternoon of July 27th between the parties, including the University of Science, the Central for Development of New Energy and Energy Materials Regeneration of JBNU (abbreviated as NewREC), Institute of Agricultural Biomaterials of Jeonju City (abbreviated as JAMI) and KOMIPO Company (Korea Midland Power Co.Ltd).
Representatives of the Units, include:
- Assoc. Prof. Dr Trần Lê Quan – Rector of the University;
- Prof. Dr Kim Dong Won – Rector of JBNU;
- Mr Chong Yeal Kim – Director of NewREC;
- Mr Bound Jun Oh – Director of JAMI;
- Mr Park Kyung Woo – Deputy Director of Korea Midland Power Corporation (KOMIPO), with professors, lecturers and staff of the partners.
The purpose of the Memorandum of Understanding revolves around cooperation activities that contribute to the development of global agriculture through technologies in the ICT sector. According to the cooperation content, the University of Science will provide the location, operating personnel and support to promote the project. In addition, NewREC and JAMI will build a Start-up support model at the site that the VNUHCM-University of Science provided. The agreement is in force from June 28th and will only expire when the parties have a finished proposal.
The next day, the University’s Delegation went to JBNU’s Newrec Central to discuss cooperation guidelines and the implementation of the agreement signing on issues related to cooperation in the research and development of renewable materials energy. Also, in the working program, the Delegation visited the solar power field in Gunsan and worked with KOREIT, Dongbu, and HJ & SC corporations.
On the 3rd working day (June 29th), the Delegation visited KOMIPO Company to study its development and saw power generation technologies and renewable energy plans (Seoul) ), followed by a visit to the Start-Up at the Valley Area, IT in Pangyo.
Some updated photos from the Delegation: