|[July 28, 2014]
NCKU Signs MOU with Fujitsu to Set up Platform for Big Data
TAINAN, Taiwan --(Business Wire)--
National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), southern Taiwan, and Fujitsu (News - Alert)
Taiwan LTD. signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on July 21 for
building an analytics platform for big data.
Dr. Hwung-Hweng Hwung, president of NCKU, and Ikegami Ichirou, president
and chief executive officer of Fujitsu Taiwan, signed the MOU on behalf
of their respective organizations.
With the solid engineering research of NCKU, which helps promote the
application of microbiology and agricultural scienes, and input from
Fujitsu, a leading Japanese information and communication technology
(ICT) company, the platform is expected to enlarge NCKU's role in global
With the MOU, the cooperation between NCKU and Fujitsu will be escalated
to another level as their partnership will strengthen the collaboration
among academia, industry, and government in Taiwan and Japan.
NCKU President Hwung said that under the MOU, both parties will
establish a platform for cloud computing and big data analysis to help
develop agriculture and genomics research.
The initial cooperation between NCKU and Fujitsu will focus on nurturing
talents, followed by researchers exchange through holding conferences
Fujitsu and NCKU will jointly build a big data analytics platform of
agriculture and bioinformatics, explore the important genomics research
issues, and share R&D results.
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