1GUGC Signs an MOU with IFPA for Mutual Deelopment

GUGC (Campus President Han Tae-jun) announced that it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Incheon Food Producers Association (IFPA) to establish a collaborative system for the joint development of both organizations and to foster future human resources and promote academic and industrial development in the food field. Through this event, GUGC and IFPA will promote research and commercialization in areas of common interest to both organizations and will consult on mutual needs. In addition, they will continue to cooperate across various fields, such as scholarships, internships, employment, and community service.

2. 2024 Campus Exchange Students from the Home Campus in Belgium Visit GUGC

On March 5th, five exchange students from Ghent University in Belgium and five student diplomats from GUGC had a meeting with GUGC Campus President Han Tae-jun at his office. The current exchange program, now in its third (started in 2022), dispatches students from the home campus in Belgium to experience GUGC’s curriculum. In anticipation of further internationalization and cultural exchanges, GUGC plans to expand the scale of this exchange program and to provide various opportunities for students visiting the campus as part of this program, including language exchanges and cultural experiences (such as visiting Gyeongbokgung Palace).

3. Horizon Europe Delegation Visits GUGC

On March 21st, 34 critical science and technology officials from Horizon Europe associate member countries, including EU Trade Commissioner Jerome Sicaire Serraglio and members from 22 countries, visited GUGC. Horizon Europe is a financial support program in research and innovation in which the European Union (EU) will invest EUR 95.5 billion (about KRW 130 trillion) by 2027. GUGC planned this event to invite the Horizon Europe delegation to the campus to introduce each university’s and research center’s key projects and to discuss future cooperation plans, including mutual knowledge sharing. Speaking about the visit, GUGC Campus President Han Tae-jun said, “We hope that future collaborations with GUGC, which boasts top-level capabilities in the biotechnology field, will contribute to strengthening cooperation in cutting-edge and innovative technologies.”