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香港理工大學與萊茵科斯特簽約共建智能製造聯合實驗室 PolyU and Rhein-Köster Setup a Joint Laboratory in Smart Manufacturing

31 Oct 2023

Staff Achievement

On October 30, 2023, at the signing site of the second Shandong-Hong Kong Economic Cooperation Fair, the "Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Rhein-Köster Joint Laboratory of Smart Manufacturing" MOU was officially signed (10 million Hong Kong dollars over 5 years). Dr ZHENG Pai, Assistant Professor of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Mr. CUI Zhi, Chairman of Rhein-Köster attended the signing ceremony. This is the first joint laboratory to be established in the field of smart manufacturing at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. It will give full play to the professional characteristics of both parties, focus on the R&D in the fields of digitalized smart production line and human-robot collaborative manufacturing systems, and jointly develop a talent nurturing teaching scheme for future industries.

Rhein-Köster, an industrial pioneer in the research and development, promotion and implementation of applied talent development, has taken the lead in boosting the innovation of industry-empowered education. The company is working closely with the Zibo high-tech zone in Shandong province to explore the integrated model of "government-enterprise-school-market". Currently, Rhein-Koester's model has been widely used in more than 10 industry-education integration training bases throughout the country. Rhein-Koester aims to develop new innovative training and industrial systems to achieve sustainable hydrogen production and related energy management, contributing to combating climate change by cultivating talents and professionals in cooperation with various universities in Germany. Through the establishment of Sino-German junior colleges, the company also empowers high-quality employment and the development of graduates of all levels of ability. Rhein-Koester is advancing the pace of internationalization and promoting its educational philosophy to the world.

Topics Staff Achievement
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

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