On November 25th, 2021, a signing ceremony was held for an agreement between Gunma University and FUNiX to promote educational activities. The ceremony had the participation of Professor Yasuki Ishizaki, President of Gunma University, Associate Professor Takako Ochi of the International Center, Chief Operating Officer of FPT Software and FUNiX Chairman Tran Dang Hoa, Mr. Cuong Hoang – Vice President of FUNiX, and other staff from both sides.
Prior to the signing ceremony, a video summarizing the history of cooperation between FPT Corporation and Gunma University reminded of the close cooperation of the two sides. Regarding that relationship, Associate Professor Takako Ochi of Gunma University believed that the future cooperation will be more fruitful with SCC projects, the joint research activities as well as the exchange of students. Following the signing ceremony, FPT and FUNiX will continue to collaborate with Gunma University, utilizing the Global Online Educate Community launched by FUNiX, as well as the SCC (Smart Campus to Campus), an online global campus utilizing the FUNiX platform, and joint degree programs. to Campus), joint degree programs, and joint research and development.
Professor Yasuki Ishizaki, President of Gunma University, expressed his pleasure at participating in the MOU with FUNiX, and said that the SCC, which is the progress toward the realization of an online global campus, will not only affect the future of our students, but will also contribute to many others, such as deepening people’s understanding through educational and research exchanges. “It will contribute to a better future for all. The MOU signed today will strengthen our collaboration and allow for more exchanges, and I believe we can all make this partnership a success”, he added.
Mr. Tran Dang Hoa, Chairman of FUNiX, emphasized on the long relationship between Japan, FPT Corporation and FUNiX: “The SCC is a new innovation that allows FPT students and Gunma University students to learn best from each other by bringing together best practices on one platform. I hope that our collaboration can achieve what our team is trying to do, and I personally support this collaboration.”
Mr. Trinh Van Thao, CPO of FPT Japan, who attended the signing ceremony at Gunma University on behalf of Mr. Tran Dang Hoa and Mr. Cuong believed: “The signing of this MOU is an important milestone in the partnership between Gunma University and FPT Corporation. I feel that this MOU is an important milestone in the partnership between Gunma University and FPT Corporation, and will show our pioneering spirit to transform education in the future”. He also expressed his happiness and gratitude and pledged to further contribute to and develop the partnership in the future.
The ceremony ended with the hope that this collaboration between Gunma University and FPT Corporation will lead to the success of Smart Campus to Campus and the future development of both parties.