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    Minister Sabounjian: “Our ambitious project will enclose additional universities and we aim at building a promising, secure and stable future to our children”

     

    The Minister of Industry Eng. Vrej Sabounjian and the President of Lebanese Association, Eng.  Neemat Frem and General Secretary of CNRS, Dr Mouin Hamze have signed conventions between the Universities and LIRA program to support the industry-oriented projects of PhD and MSc (strategic research projects) and FYP (developing production lines). The project aims at building effective cooperation between industry and academia to address the research and development needs of the industry.

    The objective of the agreements is to provide a framework of association and cooperation between the Parties in carrying out common activities including:

    a) Conduct of joint industrial research projects and joint senior year graduation projects as well as suitable MSc and PhD projects between industry and university;
    b) Performance of feasibility studies whenever needed;
    c) Exchange of information and expertise;
    d) Soliciting or providing needed funding for common activities, and relevant conferences and seminars;
    e) Involving with other similar parties especially industrial institutions and international organizations with common goals and interests;
    f) Encouraging industries to allow students into their laboratories to gain practical experience and insights into production technology;
    g) Aligning academic curricula in the field of Engineering, Sciences and Technology with the needs of Industry and the labor market;
    h) Participating in activities with profit to provide the universities’ laboratories with instruments and supplies needed to perform applied industry-related research.

    Universities that joined the project with the signature’ date:

    • Lebanese University on 17/1/2012
    • Lebanese American University on 5/4/2012
    • American University of Beirut on 15/5/2012
    • Beirut Arab University on 15/6/2012
    • Saint Joseph University on 6/7/2012
    • Lebanese International University on 12/7/2012
    • Islamic University of Lebanon on  24/7/201
    • Notre Dame University on 16/10/2012
    • Saint Esprit University – Kaslik on 30/10/2012

    Signature of convention UL & LIRA, UL headquarters – mathaf, 17/1/2012


    HE Vrej Sabounjian, Dr Adnan Sayed Hussein, Eng. Neemat Frem, Dr Mouin Hamze

     

    Signature of convention LAU & LIRA, LAU presidency – koraytem, 5/4/2012


    HE Vrej Sabounjian, Dr Joseph Jabra, Eng. Neemat Frem, Dr Mouin Hamze


    HE Vrej Sabounjian, Dr Joseph Jabra, Eng. Neemat Frem, Dr Mouin Hamze, Dr Abdallah Sfeir, Dr Georges Nasr, Mr. Nabil Gemayel, Mr Said Hamadeh.

     

    Signature of convention AUB & LIRA, AUB premises – Bliss, 15/5/2012


    HE Vrej Sabounjian, Dr Peter Dorman, Dr Mouin Hamze, Mr. Ziad Bekdache


    HE Vrej Sabounjian, Dr Peter Dorman, Dr Mouin Hamze, Mr Dani Gedeon, Mr. Ziad Bekdache, Mr Said Hamadeh

     

     

    Signature of convention BAU & LIRA, BAU’ presidency –Malab al Baladi, 15/6/2012


    HE Vrej Sabounjian, Dr Jalal Al Adawi, Eng. Neemat Frem, Dr Hassan Charif


    HE Vrej Sabounjian, Dr Jalal Al Adawi, Eng. Neemat Frem, Dr Hassan Charif, Mr Said Hamadeh

     

    Signature of convention USJ & LIRA, USJ’ presidency – Sodeco, 6/7/2012


    HE Vrej Sabounjian, Père Dr. René Chamoussi,  Eng. Neemat Frem, Dr Mouin Hamze, Dr Wajdi Najem, Mr Said Hamadeh


    HE Vrej Sabounjian, Père Dr René Chamoussi, Eng. Neemat Frem, Dr Mouin Hamze, Mr Dani Gedeon, Dr Wajdi Najem, Dr Fadi Geara, Mr Maher Saccal, Mr Said Hamadeh, Dr Hassan Charif, Mr Joseph Metni, Ms Hiba Mukalled, Ms Fabienne Balaa.

     

    Signature of convention LIU & LIRA, LIU’premises – Bekaa, 12/7/2012


    HE Vrej Sabounjian, HE Abdl Rahim Mrad,  Mr Ziad Bekdache, Mr Khaled Makouk , Mr Said Hamadeh

     
     HE Vrej Sabounjian, HE Abdl Rahim Mrad,  Mr Ziad Bekdache, Mr Khaled Makouk , Mr Said Hamadeh

     

    Signature of convention IUL & LIRA, IUL’premises – khalde, 24/7/2012


    HE Vrej Sabounjian, Dr. Hassan Chalabi,  Eng. Neemat Frem, Dr Mouin Hamze 


    HE Vrej Sabounjian, Dr. Hassan Chalabi, Eng. Neemat Frem, Dr Mouin Hamze, Mr Said Hamadeh

    Signature of convention NDU & LIRA, NDU Headquarters – Zouk, 16/10/2012

    HE Vrej Sabounjian, Dr. Souhail Matar,  Eng. Neemat Frem, Dr Mouin Hamze, Dr Michel Hayek

     

     

    HE Vrej Sabounjian, Dr Ameen Rihani,  Eng. Neemat Frem, Dr Mouin Hamze, Dr Souheil Matar

     

    Signature of convention USEK & LIRA, USEK Headquarters –Kaslik, 30/10/2012

     
    HE Vrej Sabounjian, Father Dr. Hadi Mahfouz, Eng. Neemat Frem
     
     
    HE Vrej Sabounjian, Dr. Hadi Mahfouz, Eng. Neemat Frem, Dr Hassan Charif, Dr Jean Akiki, Dr Marwan Azar, Dr Joseph Wakim, Mr Said Hamadeh