Eurocopter signs agreement with China’s Tongji University


Tongji University in Shanghai will help train future technicians and engineers

Eurocopter has signed a cooperation
agreement with China’s Tongji University
that integrates this Shanghai-based educational institute into the company’s
family of partner universities, with the goal of training future technicians
and engineers in helicopter technology and reinforcing the international
exchange in research and development.

The agreement was signed in Shanghai
by Dr. Lutz Bertling, Eurocopter’s president and chief executive officer; Bruno
Boulnois, the chief executive officer of Eurocopter China;
and Tongji University’s Chairman of University
Council Zhou Jialun.

“Eurocopter has a rich experience of industrial
cooperation in China,
and we are convinced the development of human resources capabilities is just as
important as pursuing technological innovations,” said Bertling.  “With
the signature of this cooperative agreement, we will join hands with Tongji University,
a renowned university in China
to train the country’s next generation of aerospace engineers.”