We have good news:
The Vice-General Director of INP-HB and his delegation have visited on Monday, May 14th 2018 the University of Wuppertal to start a cooperation between INP-HB (National Polytechnic Institute Houphouet-Boigny) of Yamoussoukro in Côte d’Ivoire and the University of Wuppertal in Germany!
A framework agreement has been signed (see press review).
A high-level-meeting between the President of the University of Wuppertal and the Vice-General Director of INP-HB took place.
INP-HB is an Institute of Excellence in West-Africa with unique value to the fast growing continent of Africa.
A concrete project to promote excellent young female scientists in developing countries will has also been presented. This is a long-term cooperation involving iPAMS (Institute of Pure and Advanced Mass Spectrometry at the University of Wuppertal), a Department of Excellence led by Prof. Dr. Thorsten Benter and EDP (a PhD-Department of INP-HB) led by Prof. Dr. Benjamin Yao.
A research-meeting between three Ivorian young female-scientists and a selected research-group of iPAMS is planned for June 2018.