Shibaura Institute of Technology

GTI Consortium Symposium 2018 Report~ Aiming At Global Collaboration Between Industry, Academia And Government~

January 21, 2019

On 30th November, the Shibaura Institute of Technology (SIT) held the "GTI Consortium Symposium 2018" at its Toyosu Campus. The GTI Consortium is an international alliance of industry, academia and government, and this symposium was organized to report on the implementation of the Consortium's activities from the viewpoint of its company and university members, mainly on the topic of gPBL (global project based learning).

In his opening remarks, SIT President Murakami stated that "GTI Consortium members accept diversity and believe that innovation is born from diversity. The GTI Consortium believes it will be the pioneer of innovation for a better world". Also, SIT Vice President Inoue spoke on the GTI Consortium's future development as an opportunity for collaborative research by teachers.