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Dr Florian Kongoli with the Rector of Tomas Bata
University in Zlín, Prof. Vladimír Sedlařík are about to
sign the partnership agreement between Tomas Bata
University in Zlín and FLOGEN
: FLOGEN Technologies Inc. and FLOGEN Stars Outreach have signed bilateral partnership agreements with Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Czech Republic in the framework of developing academic, scientific and cultural interchange in the areas of education, research and other activities. The signatory institutions agree to work together toward internationalization of higher education and research and cooperate in the following specific areas:
Between FLOGEN Technologies Inc. and Tomas Bata University in Zlín:
- Exchange Scientific Staff
- Exchange Students
- Joint Degree Projects
- Joint Research projects
Between FLOGEN Stars Outreach and Tomas Bata University in Zlín
- Joint Conferences
- Joint cultural programs
The agreements were signed on 13 August 2021 in the premises of the Rector Office of the Tomas Bata University in Zlín by Dr. Florian Kongoli, CEO of FLOGEN Technologies Inc and Chairman of FLOGEN Star Outreach and the Rector of Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Prof. Vladimír Sedlařík.
"It is a distinct pleasure to establish this partnership agreement with a successful university named after the renown Czech entrepreneur Tomáš Baťa, the founder of the shoe industry in Zlín. This name is a symbolic example of university-industry partnership" says Dr. Florian Kongoli after signing the partnership agreement.
"I take this opportunity to congratulate FLOGEN Technologies Inc and FLOGEN Stars Outreach for the numerous successes achieved in applied research and in bringing scientists and engineers at the helm of the society. We are very happy to sign these partnerships agreement" says Rector of Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Prof. Vladimír Sedlařík.
Dr Florian Kongoli with Prof. Karel Kolomazník and
Dean Assoc. Prof. Milan Adámek of the Faculty of
Applied Informatics, Tomas Bata University in Zlín,
"It is a great pleasure for the Faculty of Applied Informatic to be part of this partnership agreement. We look forward to a successful and intensive cooperation" says the Dean of the Faculty Assoc. Prof. Milan Adámek.
The agreements were signed at the end of a very successful week filled with numerous scientific presentation and discussions in the Faculty of Applied Informatics, and in particular with Prof. The agreements were signed at the end of a very successful week filled with numerous scientific presentation and discussions in the Faculty of Applied Informatics, and in particular with the group of Prof. Karel Kolomazník, a 1998 Laureate of Rolex Award for Enterprise and Dr. Michaela Bařinová, the Chair of the upcoming symposium bearing the name of Prof. Karel Kolomazník and honoring his lifelong achievements in the field of waste recycling. The Kolomaznik International Symposium will be held as part of Sustainable Industrial processing Summit (SIPS 2021) in Phuket, Thailand from 28 November to 2 December 2021. (https://www.flogen.org/sips2021//Karel_Kolomaznik.php
A description of the activity of the week as well as the related photos can be seen here: https://www.flogen.org/?p=33&an=2021
) is an institute of applied high-tech research focused on the development of new sustainable technologies and the transformation of existing technologies into sustainable ones.
FLOGEN Stars Outreach
), is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to achieving sustainability through science and technology, raising the profile of science and engineering in the society and properly honoring scientists and engineers
SIPS - Sustainable Industrial Processing Summit
Dr Florian Kongoli with Assoc Prof. Marek Kubalčík,
Prof. Karel Kolomazník, Dr. Michaela Bařinová, the
Faculty Dean, Assoc. Prof. Milan Adámek and Dr. Juan
Carlos Beltrán Prieto of the Faculty of Applied
Informatics, Tomas Bata University in Zlín
) is a science-focused and industrial engineering-oriented multidisciplinary conference held every year in several countries around the world with an average participation of 500 authors from academia, industry, government and the entrepreneurship world representing an average of 80 countries. The summit is dedicated to achieving sustainability through science and technology and hosts regularly numerous Nobel Laureates.
Dr Florian Kongoli
is CEO of FLOGEN Technologies Inc., Chairman of FLOGEN STAR OUTREACH, and President of the Organizing Committee of the Sustainable Industrial Processing Summits (SIPS). He is among others Elected Member of Euro Mediterranean Academy of Arts and Sciences (EMAAS), Honorary Citizen of Rio de Janeiro for his contribution in achieving sustainability through science and technology and was awarded in 2017 "The Environmental Tech CEO of the year 2017" by CEO-Monthly magazine in UK. (CV: http://www.flogen.com/elt/pdf/Kongoli_Short-CV.pdf
University in Zlín (TBU) (https://www.utb.cz/en/
) is an open and flexible higher education institution, developed in accordance with five central values: entrepreneurship, openness, usefulness, creativity and responsibility. It is ranked among the top 5 % universities worldwide (QS, THE rankings) and has more than 9,500 students with large international student body (more than 10 %).
Prof. Ing. Vladimír Sedlařík
is Rector of Tomas Bata University in Zlín and Director of Centre of Polymer Systems, a unit of TBU focusing on applied research of polymers and supporting the national plastics and rubber industries from the perspective of the personnel, technology and knowledge. He is member of Society of Plastics Engineers and author of numerous publications, patents and international conference presentations (CV: https://www.utb.cz/en/contacts/prof-ing-vladimir-sedlarik-ph-d-2/
Assoc. Prof. Milan Adámek
is Dean of Faculty of Applied Informatics of Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Deputy Director of Regional Research Centre CEBIA-Tech of Faculty of Applied Informatics and Deputy Head of Department of Security Engineering of Faculty of Applied Informatics. (https://fai.utb.cz/en/contacts/doc-mgr-milan-adamek-ph-d-2
Prof. Karel Kolomaznik
is professor and principal research scientist at the Faculty of Applied Informatics of Tomas Bata University in Zlín. Having dedicated all his life to rationalization of industrial processes and recycling of mainly organic waste from tanning, textile, food and agricultural industries. He is holder of the Rolex Award for Enterprise (1998), the ALSOP Award of the American Leather Chemists Association (2009), Česká hlava (Czech Brain) 2014 within the category Award for Invention – natural sciences and the Medal of Merit by the President of the Czech Republic in the field of Science and Education (2018). He is also a SIPS 2021 STAR, having a symposium in his honor and bearing his name: Kolomaznik International Symposium on Materials Recycling Processes & Products. (https://www.flogen.org/sips2021//Karel_Kolomaznik.php
Dr. Michaela Bařinová
is a researcher at the Faculty of Applied Informatics (Regional Research Centre CEBIA-Tech), a 2012 finalist of Werner von Siemens Excellence Award (member of awarded research team in the category "Most significant achievement in the field of development and innovation") and coordinator of international activities within the project "Institutional Quality and Development of Science Strategies at TBU in Zlín". She is Chair of the Kolomaznik International Symposium on Sustainable Materials Recycling Processes and Products (8th Intl. Symp) (https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Michaela-Barinova
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