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Minutes of the visit of counsellor from Finland embassy held on 18-10-2019 by DBT-MIET

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Visit of Dr Mika Tirronen, Counselor of Education and Science of Finland to India on October 18,2019 Friday, I would like to request you please help us by sharing the following information to all departments: 

  1. Final Year students must attend student interaction seminar by Honorable Counselor.
  2. Laboratories must be maintained as He may like to visit some of our excellence facilities too.
  3. Schedule of Events as given below

SNo

TIME

EVENT

1.

11.00 am- 11.30 am

Meeting with Officials of Institute in Board Room with refreshments

2.

11.40 am- 12:30 pm

Interaction with final year UG and PG students in Auditorium

3.

12:40- 1:00 pm

Interaction with Head of Various Departments (HRD conference room) 

4.

1.00- 1.30 pm

Interaction with Institute Innovation Council (IIC) (HRD conference room) 

5.

1.30-1.45 pm

Meeting with Institute International Desk (HRD conference room) 

6.

1.45-2.30 pm

 Lunch

7.

2.30-3.30 pm

Visit to Department of Biotechnology and Institute Major Research Facilities

8.

3.30 pm

Boardroom signing off 

SCHEDULE OF VISIT

Following member attended the meeting and agenda of the meeting:

  1. 00am- 11.30am-Welcome to Institute and Meeting with Management:

Shri Vishnu Saran, Shri Puneet Agarwal, Dr Mayank Garg, Dr D.K. Sharma, Dr Nishant Srivastava, Dr Bhupendra  Singh Chauhan and Ms.Sadaf.

Presentation by Director Sir about the Institute and Growth of the Institute in terms of research, publications, admissions, placements, collaborations, achievements and organizations.

  1. 11:40 am-12:30- Student Interaction

Students asked about the career opportunities in Finland.  Students got awareness about different types of scholarship available for both UG and PG courses.

Available research opportunities in Finland for faculties and students of India

  1. 12:40-1:00pm- HOD’s Meeting

Discussion about the student exchange programs.

Higher studies  available in Finland and overall expenses.

University, Individual, Research and Innovation Collaboration.

Proposals need to be submit for different projects.

  1. 1:00- 1:30- Interaction with Head of IIC Dr. Shaswat Pathak and members of IIC from various departments.
  2. 1:30- 1:45- Discussion about the International relations with Institutes/ Universities of Finland. Training programs to be conducted with Finland based Institute and Industry. Proposals to be prepared with the help of Mika Tirronen that will be of almost 50000 Euros.
  3. 2:30-3:30- Visit to Medical Translation Lab, Nanotechnology Lab, Bio-processing, Plant Lab, Nanotechnology lab and FIESTO lab.
  4. 3:30- Final board room meeting and validation to Dr Mika Tirronen and Mr Aditya Dogra with Shri Vishnu Saran, Shri Puneet Agarwal, Dr Mayank Garg, D.K, Dr Nishant Srivastava, Dr Bhupendra Singh Chauhan, Ms. Sadaf, Dr Tushar Yadav, Sandeep Sirohi and Dr Gaurav Mishra.
  • Dr Mika suggested for training programs to be conducted with Finland based Institute and Industry. Proposals to be prepared with the help of Mika Tirronen that will be of almost 50000 Euros.
  • Honorable Chairman Sir felicitated Dr Mika and all the dignitaries thank him for his time to MIET and the visit ends with hope for long term relationship with Finland in terms of scientific education and Engineering.

Endnote:

  • Meeting ended with the guidelines for employment opportunities for college students
  • On Research front: Connect with Universities UAS, Link will be provided by Dr. Mika
  • Mika has colleagues in embassy to look for employment opportunities and students for master degree program, data will be shared.

Dr. Mika Suggestion

  • Joint training program funded by Finland funding agency for- Education/ training for 2 years- students can take the advantage.
  • Partner should be from Finland, Deadline (Last date)- End of May

Covers-travel expense, local cost, joint training for students, 2 years to study—Suc exchange is possible

  • For UAS MoU, in Finland- 60:40=Academy : Industry
  • DST/DBT joint program in- November 2019 with Finland.
  • Build this type of bridge (from i,ii), learn the process and then go for collaboration, then for joint research
  • NO DBT/DST in Finland
  • Copy of ppt given by Executive Director – required by Dr. Mika
  • Prepare proposal for collaboration. Proposals to be prepared with the help of Mika Tirronen that will be of almost 50000 Euros.