Through the Paterna City Council, the Paterna Association, Ciudad de Empresas and Florida Universitaria have signed an agreement to cooperate in research, innovation and training in logistics, transportation and sustainability.
The agreement, which is valid for two years and can be extended, was signed yesterday at the EGM Paros headquarters by the Mayor of Paterna and the President of Paterna, Ciudad de Empresas, Juan Antonio Sagredo, and the Director of the University of Florida, Mercedes Herrero. Technological Pattern.
The said agreement will allow both entities to cooperate in research, development and innovation activities in any subject related to logistics, transportation and sustainability, as well as in training actions for SMEs, such as conferences, seminars or workshops, resulting in the sector Increase in the competitiveness of the companies involved.
In addition, the agreement opens doors to internships in institutions of the six business sectors that make up Paterna, Ciudad de Empresas, for both the training cycle and the students of the new Higher Degree in Logistics and Transportation, a degree that is taught only by Florida, Together with the UPV throughout the Valencian Community, supports their labor integration and provides companies with highly qualified personnel.
As Sagredo said, “It is a very beneficial agreement for both the students of this university and our business fabric, which will be able to benefit from all the work done by both institutions.”
“This educational-business agreement is another example of the potential of our companies and which allows us to study and develop innovative strategies that are beneficial not only for Paterna, but for the whole society, especially students are positive,” Sagredo is quoted as saying.
In the same sense, Mercedes Herrero highlights the importance of this agreement for the “consolidation of the training and research sector in logistics, transportation and mobility of the University of Florida, whose main objective is to respond to the need for trained and experienced people. The logistics and transport sector is needed at the level and in particular in the Valencian Community ”.
“It is an agreement with which we try to strengthen and consolidate the volume and diversity of forms of cooperation, the cooperation of business and educational institutions, of training with companies and not only of companies,” Herrero said.
Finally, to facilitate the promotion of the Agreement, a Joint Monitoring Commission will be created to oversee the work to be done.