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EU team visits NIC

Date Released: Thu, 24 March 2011 11:29 +0200


An EU team visits the Nanotechnology Innovation Centre at Rhodes Univerisity – March 2011

From left to right: Prof Georgios Priniotakis (Technological Education Institute of Piraeus, Greece); Dr Philippe Westbroek (Ghent University, Belgium); Prof Tebello Nyokong (Rhodes University, South Africa); Mr Anastasios Tzerachoglou (Technological Education Institute of Piraeus, Greece); and Mr Ioannis Chronis (Technological Education Institute of Piraeus, Greece)
Researchers from Belgium & Greece visited the Nanotechnology Innovation Centre –Sensors under the directorship of Prof Nyokong. This forms part of a joint research agreement between South Africa, Belgium & Greece funded by the European Union under the call PEOPLE – IRSES. The project is called “PROCOTEX”. This project will also involve a student exchange programme where students will travel between the 3 different countries to do some research.

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