Participants at School of Engineering of Cardiff University


Transnational Education and Research via the Academic Mobility, Business-University Collaborations and the Joint Postgraduate Programmes in Sustainability, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (TEAM-SIE project)

Workshop and Training Course:

“Business-University Collaborations in Sustainability, Innovation and Entrepreneurship” on 7-15 May 2019 in Cardiff, Birmingham and London


17:30 Tue 7/3/19 – 12:00 Wed 8/5/19: Flights Nha Trang – Hochiminh city – London – Cardiff

18:00, Wed 8/5/19: Welcome Dinner, JRC Global Buffet Cardiff Bay Restaurant, Cardiff


9:00-15:00, Thu 9/5/19, School of Engineering (Room S/0.29), Cardiff University, Queen’s Buildings, The Parade, Cardiff CF24 3AA

08:45 – 9:00 Arrival

Time Content Person Materials
08:45 – 9:10 Arrival and coffee/tea Dr. Michael Packianather
Dr. Hieu Chi Le
09:10 – 09:30 Welcome by Head of School, Cardiff University (CU) Prof. Sam Evans
Photo with special guests Prof. Rossi Setchi,

Prof. Johannes Benedikt,

Dr. Ying Liu

Dr. Emmanuel Brousseau

09:30 – 09:50 Presentation by Director of International, CU Prof. Johannes Benedikt Download
09:50 – 10:10 TEAM-SIE project in progress Dr. Nguyen Van Duy, TEAM-SIE Coordinator Download
10:10 – 10:30 Introduction on Nha Trang University (NTU) and cooperation opportunities with UK partners Dr. Khong Trung Thang, Vice Rector, NTU Download
10:30 – 10:50 Presentation by Business Development Manager, and Head of CPD Unit, CU Ms. Kate Sunderland

Ms. Clare Sinclair

10:50 – 11:10 Introduction on Vietnam Japan University (VJU) and cooperation opportunities with TEAM-SIE partners Dr. Nguyen Hoang Oanh, Vice Rector, VJU Download
11:10 – 11:30 Coffee/tea Break
11:30 – 11:50 Introduction on Khanh Hoa Young Entrepreneurs Association and its Members Dr. Vuong Vinh Hiep, General Director, Long Sinh Co. Ltd Download
11:50 – 12:10 Presentation by Associate Dean (Global Engagement), University of Portsmounth Prof. Raymond Lee Download
12:10 – 12:30 Presentation by Astute Team, CU Dr. Anthony Soroka Download
12:30 – 12:50 Presentation by TEAM-SIE Key Partner, CU Dr. Michael Packianather Download
12:50 – 13:50 Lunch
13:50 – 15:00 Tour of the High Value Manufacturing facilities, CU Dr. Talib Mahdi


9:00-16:00, Fri 10/5/19, School of Engineering, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT


Morning session (9:00 – 11:00): Visiting the BMW Plant Hams Hall

(BMW Plant Hams Hall, Canton Lane, Hams Hall, Coleshill North, Warwickshire B46 1GB)

8:55 Arrival at the BMW plant All visitors
09:00 – 11:00 Networking and industrial visits to BMW Plant Hams Hall, Dr Chunqian Ji


11:00 Returning to Birmingham
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch


Afternoon session (14:00 – 16:00): Visiting the University of Birmingham

(G42, Mechanical Engineering Building, School of Engineering, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT)

13:55 Arriving at University of Birmingham All visitors
14:00 Welcome Prof DT Pham
14:05 Research in the School of Engineering Prof Athanasios Tsolakis
14:15 Engineering Management MSc programmes at the University of Birmingham Dr Andrew Tobias
14:25 The Autonomous Remanufacturing project Dr Yongjing Wang
14: 40 Visit to the AutoReman Laboratory Dr Yongjing Wang
15:00 – 16:00 Tour of the University: Lapworth Museum, Great Hall, Bramall Building, Barber Institute Dr Jun Huang and Dr Yongjing Wang


9:00-17:00, Mon 13/5/19, Room QA075 (Mtg Rm), University of Greenwich, Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, London SE10 9LS

08:45 – 9:00 Arrival

Time Content Person Materials
08:45 – 9:00 Arrival and coffee/tea Dr. Hieu Chi Le

Dr. Anh Phan

09:00 – 09:10 Welcome and Photo with special guests
09:10 – 09:40 Presentation by TEAM-SIE Key Partner, University of Greenwich Dr. Hieu Chi Le


09:40 – 09:55 Surveys about social need on the postgraduate program in Sustainability, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Dr. Le Chi Cong Download
09:55 – 10:10 Development of postgraduate programme in Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship for Nha Trang University Dr. Dang Xuan Phuong, NTU Download
10:10 – 10:40 SporeGen: its Start Up and Interaction with Vietnamese Companies and Investors Prof. Simon Cutting, Royal Holloway University of London (RHUL)
10:40 – 11:10 Presentation by TEAM-SIE Key Partner, Newcastle University Dr. Anh Phan
11:10 – 12:30 Presentation by Bath University Dr. Hong Bui
12:30 – 16:00 Lunch and city visits
16:00 – 17:00 Meetings at Vietnamese Embassy in London, 12-14 Victoria Rd, Kensington, London W8 5RD Ambassador, Vietnamese Embassy in London


18:00, Mon 13/5/19: Dinner Party, Mien Tay Restaurant, 180 Lavender Hill, Battersea, London SW11 5TQ


11:00, Tue 14/5/19 – 11:45, Wed 15/5/19: Flights London – Hanoi – Nha Trang


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