The MOU will bridge the gap between the industry and the academia : Nipun Goenka
Gurugram : Fortis Memorial Research Institute , Fortis Healthcare has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with GD Goenka University for academic collaboration for its programmes in areas of Psychology, Physiotherapy, Nutrition&Health, and Hospital & Healthcare Management to provide quality collaborative learning opportunities for its students and promote academic research.
The MoU was signed by Mr. Bhavdeep Singh, Group CEO – Fortis Healthcare & Mr. Nipun Goenka, MD – GD Goenka Group. Both of them emphasized the need for more such collaboration between universities and industries for skill development (education and training), the generation, acquisition and adoption of knowledge (innovation and technology transfer), as well as the promotion and encouragement of entrepreneurship.
“At GD Goenka University we have always strived to nurture and train the brightest brains who are not only equipped with hands on training and industry exposure but are also ready to bring in fresh perspective and energy to the industry. The MoU will bridge the gap between the industry and the academia by promoting and supporting teaching, research and community outreach and will be of primary importance in the fulfillment of their mission, goals, and objectives our university.” said Mr. Nipun Goenka, Managing Director, GD Goenka Group.
As per the agreement, students at GDGU will now have the opportunity to observe the relevant procedures, undergo an Internship and learn from the industry experts thereby contributing in the advancement of critical research and techno-economic development of the nation.
Mr. Bhavdeep Singh, Group CEO, Fortis Healthcare said “The benefits of academia-industry linkages are wide reaching and can help in coordinating research and development (R&D) agendas, avoid research duplications, stimulate additional private sector investment, exploit synergies and complementing science and technological capabilities. We are delighted to partner with GD Goenka University in taking forward this mission.”
Recently GD Goenka University also signed a MoU with Medanta – The Medicity for clinical collaboration of Academic Programmes like B.Sc. Cardiovascular Technology, B.Sc. Healthcare& Clinical Research and Diploma in Pharmacy. These collaborations will be helpful for courses under School of Medical and Allied Sciences (SoMAS) and School of Humanities and Social Sciences( SoHSS).
About Fortis Memorial Research Institute: Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) is a multi-super-speciality, quaternary care hospital with an enviable international faculty, reputed clinicians, including super-sub-specialists and speciality nurses, supported by cutting edge technology. A premium referral hospital, it endeavours to be the Mecca of Healthcare™ for Asia Pacific and beyond. Set on a spacious 11-acre campus with 1000 beds, this Next Generation Hospital™ is built on the foundation of Trust ™ and rests on four strong pillars: Talent, Technology, Service and Infrastructure.
About G D Goenka University: G.D. Goenka University (GDGU), Sohna Road, Gurgaon, is constituted by the Government of Haryana under the Haryana Private Universities (Amendment) Act, 2013, notified in HARYANA GOVT. GAZ. (EXTRA).MAY 3, 2013 (VYSK.13,1935 SAKA) and the Degrees awarded by the university are recognized by the UGC. The mission of G. D. Goenka University is to prepare globally competent graduates through Interdisciplinary project based learning with focus on innovation and research that improve employability and association with top ranked institutions and leading industries that facilitate exchange of scholars and joint research.