Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani hosted a delegation from the Freie Universität Berlin, and Universities of Magdeburg, Heidelberg and Cologne at its Hyderabad Campus. The institute held talks with the panel members regarding collaboration, especially in student mobility, joint research initiatives, dual/double degree programs, and faculty exchanges. The institutes and BITS Pilani explored cooperation areas such as semiconductors, biosensors, humanities and social sciences, automotive engineering, and robotics. Discussions were also held about opportunities for cooperation in semiconductor research and development since Magdeburg will host Intel's ‘silicon junction’. BITS Pilani Hyderabad director Soumya Mukherji said, "We are proud to welcome such distinguished delegates from the University of Magdeburg and leading German institutes to BITS Pilani Hyderabad. This will be a major step in collaboration and research, creating a strong bedrock for innovative research and transformative educational opportunities. Moving together, we shall work towards co-creating solutions to some of the world's biggest problems while also empowering the next generation of scientists and technologists."

Source-Press Release