South Africa Delegation is visiting the Cluster of Excellence

14/10/2014
Delegation is listening to a presentation Copyright: Cluster of Excellence Integrative Production Technology for High-Wage Countries  

Intercultural communication at the visit of the southafrican delegation

On the 10th of October a delegation of South African government and university representatives visited the Cluster of Excellence "Integrative Production Technology for High-Wage Countries", to learn about the latest research, the structures of the cluster of excellence and business collaborations. The production technology has been identified as one of the core sectors by the South African government. To strengthen the production technology in South Africa and to create growth and jobs, structural and financial support they are looking for new formats in doing research. As a promising format the Excellence Initiative and specially the developments of the Cluster of Excellence Integrated Production Technology was of particular interest. At the event, which was organized by the companies GFA Consulting Group and mesopartner, the research topics of the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology and the research and training concept of FH Aachen have been presented.