March 24, 2014

VGTU and Bentley Systems signed a strategic cooperation Agreement

Company “Bentley Systems”, global leader in engineering design systems and Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) signed a strategic cooperation Agreement.

The Agreement implies the implementation of the latest software and engineering design technologies for the professional training of VGTU engineers. The Agreement will enable students to use latest technologies which in turn will help their careers in modern companies all around the world.

This Agreement is the first strategic partnership document of such kind, which Bentley Systems and JSC “IN RE”, the authorized representative for the Baltic countries, signed with the institution of higher education of Lithuania. Study programmes of architecture, environment, construction, roads and railways, electronic engineering and others, will be renewed following the Agreement. Innovative information systems will be applied in the whole study process, i.e. during professional training, in scientific research and for consultations, expertise and projects.

The Agreement was signed by Alfonsas Daniunas, Rector of VGTU, Ted Lamboo, Vice-president of “Bentley Systems” and Vladimir Popov, Director of JSC “IN RE”.

“Cooperation between science and business is of utmost importance nowadays for preparation of highly qualified specialists. This partnership will result in better application of modern information technologies and engineering systems during the training process as well as strengthen the technological leadership of VGTU, ensuring greater perspectives for the youth in the labour market in Lithuania and abroad”, – said Alfonsas Daniunas, Rector of VGTU, after signing of the Agreement.

Information from VGTU