Memorandum of Understanding between RIKEN Institute – Japan and International University-VNU.HCMC for promoting education and research in the field of Biotechnology
International University, Vietnam National University of Ho Chi Minh City has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Japan’s RIKEN Institute on promoting graduate training and research in the field of Biotechnology. RIKEN Research Institute is a world-class research institute (World-class institute). Therefore, the cooperation for education and research in the field of Biotechnology between the School of Biotechnology, IU-VNU.HCMC and RIKEN Institute, Japan will certainly bring many good effects in education and research for undergraduate – graduate students and Faculty members, as well as the School of Biotechnology in the future.
The main purposes of this MOU are:
- Potentially finding and fostering young talents studying at School of Biotechnology, IU-VNU.HCMC to contribute to the development between RIKEN and IU-VNU, the development between Japan and Vietnam, as well as of world in Science and Technology.
- Professors and scientists of the RIKEN Institute will participate in teaching and research at the School of Biotechnology as Visiting Professors.
- Professors and scientists of RIKEN Institute will be appointed as co-supervisors to supervisor the PhD students of the School Biotechnology (Ph.D. candidate) with the faculty members of school of Biotechnology.
- The Ph.D. candidate selected for the program will receive a scholarship from the Japanese government and can do research at RIKEN Institute for 3 years.