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IFReC concluded Academic Cooperation Agreement with Pohang University of Science and Technology.

Shizuo Akira, Director of WPI-IFReC visited Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang-city, Korea on November 11-12, and concluded Academic Cooperation Agreement.

The agreement aims at promoting cooperation in the fields of academic researches between IFReC and two departments of POSTECH ('Life Science' and 'Integrative Biosciences & Biotechnology'). Under the agreement,we have reached to start mutual interaction through joint researches and symposia, etc.

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Through sufficient financial supports from POSCO (Pohang Iron and Steel Company), POSTECH quickly became a pioneer among Korean universities in terms of success in the implementation of revolutionary administrative, education and research reforms. As a result of continuous efforts, POSTECH is regarded as a leading university in the fields of science and technology not only in Korea but also in Asia.

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In the campus of POSTECH, the International Center equipped with some conference rooms and hotel, huge library that can be used by citizens (24 hours a day), and apartments where all researchers can stay, have been built. From facilities tour at POSTECH, participants from IFReC had much to learn from one of the world class research centers.

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- Webpage of POSTECH is here.

- Webpage of IBB, POSTECH is here.

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