Two Shenzhen Institutes to Cooperate with Denmark University to Create Special College
Shenzhen based Genome Sequencing Giant BGI and the South University of Science and Technology of China will be teaming out with the University of Copenhagen in Denmark to create a specialized college that focuses on cultivating talents in life science and genetics. The two institutes just finished inking a cooperation agreement with the Danish university with Shenzhen Mayor Xu Qin as witness.
Further details regarding in the opening times and education capacity of the college is still under negotiation and the faculty is expected to comprise of elites coming from the three parties and their partners and partners with top ranking qualifications. The college is also aiming to provide international teachings methods with several courses in English in all degrees from under graduate to post graduate. The collaboration between the two will give an internationalized education initiative that will promote cultural and technological exchanges between Shenzhen and Denmark to cultivate high end talents in the biotechnology and health sectors.
The college is expected to utilize the strengths in education, industrial application and research. The vice president for the University of Copenhagen Thomas Bjornholm said that the university has 500 years of tradition in life sciences and is happy to share its strength to Shenzhen. The dean for the university biology department is also calling for the cooperation that will create a long lasting relationship with Denmark and China. Also Wang Jun the President of BGI said that the collaboration is of great significance and is showing an alliance that will give both giants a lead position in global genomics research.