The Egyptian Space Agency (EgSA) has signed an executive agreement with the Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (EJUST). This is the fourth institution EgSA would be signing an executive agreement with in the past month.
The agreement aims to provide EJUST with an educational satellite model for communication, remote sensing and space environment applications. It would also strengthen research, development and innovation efforts.
Dr Mohammed Iraqi, Executive Vice President of EgSA, and Dr Sameh Nada, Vice President of EJUST, signed the executive agreement. In attendance were Dr Ahmed Al-Jawhari, President of EJUST; Dr Mohamed Iraqi Amr Al-Taweel, EJUST’s Dean of School of Creative Design Engineering; Dr Mohamed Ibrahim, Project Manager of EgSA’s satellite laboratories; Wassem Essa, Deputy Engineer, and Dr Ayman Mahrous, the supervisor of the research at the University and Lviv.
Dr Mohammed explained that EgSA seeks to strengthen its partnership with all universities to achieve its strategic objectives, which includes improving the depth of space knowledge in Egypt and contributes to the country’s vision 2030. In the past month, the Agency has signed executive agreements with the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, the Suez Canal University, and the Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute.