Lecture on Industry-University Collaboration

Tuesday December 18, 2012, BZU Faculty of Information Technology hosted a
lecture entitled ldquo;Industry and University Collaborationrdquo; given by Salem
Awadallah, Service Deliverynbsp; Director and
Chief Technical Officer at ASAL Technologies, a software and IT services
outsourcing company in Ramallah, Palestine. Awadallah
addressed the challenges the Palestinian industry sector is facing. In this
regard, he explored how industries and universities can engage more effectively
with each other to surmount these challenges. He further investigated the
possible forms of industry-academic collaboration like the design of an optimal
plan to target specific jobs or the provision of relevant training/courses and
services that can be mutually beneficial to all participants.