DU and BUET sign agreement with UGC

DU and BUET sign agreement with UGC for establishment of Technology Transfer Office

Dhaka University DU) and Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) signed agreement with UGC for establishment of Technology Transfer Office (TTO) at their respective universities at UGC auditorium on 26 July 2016. UGC Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan was present on the occasion as the Chief Guest. UGC Secretary Dr. Md. Khaled signed the agreement on behalf of UGC. Dhaka University will get Tk. 2 Crore and Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology Tk. 1 Crore 99 Lakh and 92 thousand through Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project for establishment of Technology Transfer Office. It may be mentioned here that TTO has already been established in Bangladesh Agricultural University.

UGC Chairman, in his speech said that Technology Transfer Office is highly needed for preserving the innovation. TTO will play an important role in patenting the innovation at university level, he observed.   

UGC Members Professor Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Ali Mollah, Professor Dr. Dil Afroza Begum, Professor Dr. Md. Akhtar Hossain, Professor Dr. M. Shah Nowaz Ali, HEQEP Project Director (Additional Secretary) Dr. Gauranga Chandra Mohanta, ndc, and Deputy Project Director (Joint-Secretary) Mr. Shohel Ahmed, among others were present on the occasion.