26 septembre 2013

Funding boost for universities, industry collaboration

http://enews.ksu.edu.sa/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/UWN.jpgBy Michael Gardner. Austria’s federal government is providing extra support for collaborative projects between publicly funded universities, other higher education institutions and industry, with a €63 million (US$85 million) package. Out of 218 project proposals submitted, 61 have now been approved.
“The new collaborative schemes are going to strengthen both the universities involved and their wide range of partners,” said Higher Education Minister Karlheinz Töchterle of the Austrian People’s Party, which is in a coalition government with the Social Democrats. More...
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