Inauguration of “NORPART” Project

Today, 14 of March 2017, the University of Jaffna and the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on educational and research cooperation at Masters and PhD level. The agreement is part of a 5 year joint NORPART project on student and staff exchange within the fields of nanomaterials and clean energy technology. The main research area of the project will be new generations of solar cell technologies. The project also aims to establish a master programme at the University of Jaffna in clean energy technologies and to facilitate joint supervision and dissemination. The project is funded by the Norwegian government and has a budget of 80 million rupees.