Publish Date : 29th May, 2017
eGeneration Ltd., one of the leading Software companies and United International University have signed a collaborative research agreement on Sunday. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) sets out a framework to work collaboratively on research and development of new and emerging technologies.
Shameem Ahsan, Managing Director of eGeneration Group; SM Ashraful Islam, Executive Vice Chairman of eGeneration Group; Professor Dr. M. Rezwan Khan, Vice Chancellor of United International University and Professor Dr. Chowdhury Mofizur Rahman, Pro-Vice Chancellor of United International University, Prof. Dr. Nurul Huda,Coordinator, MSCSE UIU, Dr. Salekul Islam, Head CSE UIU, Dr. Khandokar Abdullah AL Mamun, Associate Prof UIU, Mr. Suman Ahmmed, Director CDIP & Asst. Prof CSE, UIU were present at the agreement signing ceremony held at the university campus in Dhanmondi.
Shameem Ahsan said, “It is time that we understand the needs of the global markets and what Bangladesh can provide for them. This partnership aligns with eGeneration’s ongoing efforts to build partnerships and strengthen links with local and international institutions to support the homegrown technologies and innovations reach global markets. This partnership will provide a base for the researchers to execute the newest ideas and technologies.“
SM Ashraful Islam said, “Collaboration between academia and industry is a critical component for the development of innovation system of a country. The benefits of such collaborations are evident in developing countries. In Chile and Colombia, these collaborations substantially increased the propensity of firms to introduce new products and to patent. eGeneration would be expanding its efforts to achieve similar results while supporting new technology and innovation with this joint collaboration.”
Professor Dr. M. Rezwan Khan said, “Over the years, the strategic mission of universities has moved beyond the tradition of teaching and research. UIU’s missions include developing research activities so that its graduates and the faculty members can leave a lasting impression at home and abroad. I believe with this collaboration with eGeneration we will be able to promote academic and research excellence in our country.”
eGeneration is one of the leading management consulting, technology services and Software companies in Bangladesh. They mobilize the right people, skills and technologies to help organizations enhance its performance and transform cost burdens in this competitive market. eGeneration is working with Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ICT Division, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Shipping and many others for business process automation, system integration, project management, software development and training. They also provide cyber security solutions to BASIC Bank Limited, Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited among many others. eGeneration has a diversified portfolio of clients in countries including Denmark, USA, UK, Japan, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Uganda, Philippines and so on.
On the other hand, United International University, UIU, has been established with a view to creating an educational institution with a difference. Its goal is to provide quality education in the fields of Science, Engineering and Business, and at the same time to produce skilled professionals with high standard of human/moral values.