University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszów Inaugurates its Cooperation with Silicon Valley
On December 10, 2014, the University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszów (UITM) entered into a partnership agreement with USPTC. This agreement is the first step in the pursued by UITM of cooperation with Silicon Valley on knowledge transfer on science – business relationship.
“The aim is a daily cooperation with Silicon Valley. Stanford is very interested in Poland. We work in a team of professionals who influence American colleagues with enthusiasm for Poland. Young Polish companies ready to enter the U.S. market may come to USPTC to get professional support.” encourages prof. Piotr Moncarz.
“We want to create a platform for collaboration between the research and business, stimulate the exchange of information and initiate joint projects among UITM, USPTC and entrepreneurs investing in new technologies.” explains dr. Marta Czyżewska, director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UITM.
The objective of this Agreement is also to enhance the potential of UITM in providing services for companies in the field of innovation, R&D, and in product commercialization. It’s about creating more valuable conditions for development of innovative entrepreneurship and offering an academic mentoring by experts from Silicon Valley.