Minister of higher education inaugurates the technological incubator of dry construction at Baghdad university
Minister of higher education and scientific research, Dr. Hussain al-Shahristani,inaugurated the technological incubator of dry construction for training students and instructors specialized in engineering at the university of Baghdad, al-Shahristani said at the opening ceremony, attended by German ambassador in Baghdad “Eckhard Preveza” that the ministry of higher education is keen on providing the latest technologies for universities and research centers in order to employ the knowledge and technology needed to provide outstanding products and services, stressing that the technological incubator is accomplished by the agreement with a German company “Knauf” for training students, professors and private sector companies to provide them with the necessary expertise for successful projects. His excellency, the minister invited all engineering colleges and the ministries concerned to be proactive in staff training, participation in workshops organized by the German company working at the center, so that to turn Iraqi universities into producers to meet the needs of the community and achieve development. For his part, the president of Baghdad university, professor Dr. Alaa Abdul Hussein Abdul Rasul stated that the opening of this center is the result of a two-year effort, that aims to eliminate the phenomenon of unemployment and job creation for youth, as well as expand marketing to product companies working in this field for rapid and inexpensive dry construction. President of the German company “Isabel Knauf” expressed their readiness to accomplish construction projects since there is (220) laboratories spread all over the world, stressing that this technological incubator on (2500 m²) at the university of Baghdad during at least 25 years by specialized German staff to eliminate the phenomenon of unemployment and job creation as well as providing the opportunity for private sector to participate in free training in the context of openness of the ministry higher education and scientific research and all its institutions towards attracting investments of a scientific orientation that would improve the reality of education in Iraq.