09:34 | 26/10/2021 Events
(VEN) - Bosch, a leading global supplier of technology and services signed an Agreement Contract of Sponsorship with Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education (HCMUTE) and Ho Chi Minh city University of Technology (HCMUT) respectively on October 22 and 25, to sponsor the development of two state-of-the-art automotive laboratories in the respective campuses to support research and training programs.
Bosch will invest to build and setup a laboratory for HCMUT Faculty of Transportation Engineering and another one for HCMUTE Faculty of Vehicle and Energy Engineering. The two facilities, titled Bosch Automotive Lab and Bosch Transmission Lab, will be practical training centers on campus for technical students majoring in various automotive engineering programs annually. Within the framework of the sponsorship agreement, the laboratories will also act as extended arms for Bosch automotive research & development capacity and also research for production in strategic collaboration with HCMUT and HCMUTE.
In line with the focus areas of the two renown faculties, the on-campus Bosch Automotive Lab and Bosch Transmission Lab are equipped with automotive test benches and Bosch products to provide an elaborate experimental set-up for demonstrations, training and practice within the courseworks. The initial set-up will include the fuel level sensor (FLS) and the continuously variable transmission (CVT) test benches, with the aim to provide students with practical knowledge on the fuel measuring mechanism for automotive vehicle as well as the components and working principles of a CVT. Other test benches will be placed in the labs based on the research and training demands of the universities and Bosch subsequently to the piloting phase. Through this set-up and accompanied activities, engineering students have the opportunities to learn and train using German standard technology and expert mentorship from Bosch, as well as gaining access to a various talent development programs and internship opportunities in the company.
Guru Mallikarjuna, managing director of Bosch Vietnam, said, “We are proud to sponsor the Bosch Automotive Lab for HCMUT and Bosch Transmission Lab for HCMUTE, the leading technical universities in Vietnam. This collaboration is well aligned with Bosch’s strategy to develop the future generations and accelerate local innovations. With the rapid growth of the automotive market in Vietnam and the expanding OEM production, this collaboration support local talent to be better prepared for future technology. I am looking forward to seeing much wealth of knowledge to be taught and learnt in these cutting-egde laboratories.”
The Bosch Automotive Lab and Bosch Transmission Lab projects are expected to be handed-over and welcoming students in 2022.