On July 19 the consortium of the MechaUz project had a productive time with visits to the industrial and educational facilities.
The visit started from the CITIN- Industrial Technological Interface Centre, where the project partners were acquainted with the technologies and methodologies that allow the center to perform integration of education and industry. The director of CITIN Sergio Lopes presented quite interesting information regarding the work which is being done in the Centre, especially the research on transformation to Industry 5.0. Sergio Lopes expressed its readiness to cooperate with Uzbek Higher Educational Institutions on this field. The speech was continued with information about start-up incubator organization INCUBO which is engaged in helping young and small companies to develop completely their business-plan, get fund for their project realization.
Later on, the consortium had a tour in the IPVC laboratory of Mechanical Engineering. The laboratory has a strong emphasis on the automotive sector, especially repair and maintenance. The specialists of Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent had a very productive conversation with the technicians of the laboratory regarding the construction and maintenance of automobiles.
Finally, a visit to the school of Agriculture was held. The specialists of the school presented their scientific research works in the field of crossing plants and wine production.