Publish Date : 16th March, 2020
North South University (NSU) and United International University (UIU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to collaborate in research and development to conduct joint research in the fields of Business, Social science, Science and technology with joint funding from both the universities.
Prof. Chowdhury Mofizur Rahman VC of UIU and Prof. Atiqul Islam VC of NSU signed the agreement on behalf of the respective universities. Mr. Moinuddin Hasan Rashid, MD of United Group, Members of Board of Trustees, UIU, Deans, Heads and senior faculty members from both the universities were present in the event. This is a pioneering initiative taken by the Institute for Advanced Research (IAR) , UIU which plans to provide Tk. 15 crore research fund in the next five years. United Group supported the initiative by providing an endowment fund of Tk. 10 crore.
This is the first effort of its kind to initiate research collaboration between the two top ranking private universities in the country.