The minister and the ambassador also discussed areas of possible cooperation in the sectors of healthcare and scientific research.
President of Cairo University Mohamed Othman el-Khosht received Monday at his office, Leslie Reid, the director of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to discuss ways to support and enhance joint cooperation between the two sides in many fields.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi convened Tuesday with the Supreme Council of Universities giving members three recommendations during his visit to Kafr Al Sheikh University.
The event is hosted by Egypt in the New Administrative Capital on December 8-10.
The 8th meeting of the EU-Egypt Joint Committee on Scientific and Technological (S&T) Cooperation was held on Thursday 25 November 2021.
President El-Sisi also highlighted the importance of increasing allocations to enhance the state’s sectors and develop practical solutions to various challenges and problems.
Egypt’s international ranking in scientific publishing for the year 2020 has advanced by four places, ranking the 30th globally, according to the Scimago classification for scientific publication.
The protocol is signed with the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology.
Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar also pointed to the establishment of a number of new colleges in public universities.
Of those, 55 are faculty members at the University of Cairo.
The first phase of the digitalization project included remote learning platforms.
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin visited Aswan Governorate to reaffirm USAID’s strong partnership with the Egyptian people and support for Egypt’s development priorities.
Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar on Wednesday received German Ambassador to Egypt Cyrill Nunn to consider means of promoting scientific, research and educational cooperation between the two countries.
Egypt ranked 45th in the Innovation Efficiency Ratio, jumping from 81st in the previous year.
Universities from 36 countries will take part.
Cairo University will accept research projects only if proven they contribute to solving societal problems, said Cairo University President Mohamed Othman el-Khosht.
“Egypt is safe and stable and this urges the international companies to invest in Egypt. We are keen to benefit from the Chinese experts," Altras stated.
The Parliament initially approved on Monday, Oct.22 the government-drafted law to establish a fund supporting innovators.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi objected to some articles of the draft law regulating medical and clinical research.
Egypt’s Parliament approved the exemption of higher education and scientific research entities from taxation and tariffs on Monday.