Another achievement of the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad (IIIT-A) lately includes signing up memorandum of understanding (MOU) with 6 global universities belonging to Canada, Switzerland, Denmark, US and Italy to take part in IIT-A’s science conclave, which is to be commenced from 2014.The forthcoming science conclave is scheduled from December 8 till December14, 2014.
The agreement was signed on 11 December by IIIT-Allahabad Director Dr. MD Tiwari with delegates of 6 leading international institutes of various countries comprising Indiana University of Pennsylavania, USA; Centre for Tele-Infrastruktur, Aalborg University, Denmark; University of Rome for Vergata, Rome, Italy;
State University of New York, Buffalo, New York; Biomedical Technology and Cell Therapy Research Technology McGill University, Montreal, Canada; and Ecde Polytechnique Federal De LauSanne, The Swiss Federal Institute Of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland. This MoU will come into effect from January 2014 onwards and will run till the next 5 years, or until it is terminated by one of the joint members.
The IIIT-A, and the 6 international universities have decided to submit 5-10 students pursuing their graduate, undergraduate, and research degrees from their respective universities. They shall be participating in the conclave, as mentioned in the MoU.