The delegation of the world’s leading German company in optical industry and scientific foundation – ZEISS Group (Carl ZEISS AG), headed by the President and CEO Dr. Michael Kaschke visited New Vision University (NVU).
Within the frames of the visit, ZEISS Group opened the first ZEISS Microscopy laboratory in Georgia. Teaching and Research Lab will serve students, PhD candidates, researchers and will be available for scientists interested in microscopy.
ZEISS Group delegation was hosted by Professor David Kereselidze, Head of NVU Academic Board, who welcomed the invited guests from academic and scientific society and talked about the long-term cooperation between NVU and CARL ZEISS Group. He mentioned the projects further planned with the support of the German Company. Dr. Kaschke in his speech underlined the significant contribution being carried out by NVU to the integration of teaching and research.
The event was attended by Deputy Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany Michael Fabri, who highlighted the points on fostering the German-Georgian relations and thanked the University for joint projects supporting the cooperation between two countries.
General Director of Shota Rustaveli Scientific Foundation Zviad Gabisonia greeted the audience and emphasized the role of innovation and technology in research.
Dr. Michael Kaschke, the President and CEO of ZEISS Group and the member of German Council of Science and Humanities visited NVU together with the honorary delegates: Alexander Von Korff, exclusive partner at ZEISS Group and the founder of AMK, Nicolas Von Korff, Managing Director of OPTEC ZEISS and Ulrich Hoffmann, Executive Director of ZEISS Board.
ZEISS Foundation is one of the largest foundations in Germany since 1846. The company is a global leader in manufacturing of innovative medical and biomedical technologies. Large majority of its revenue is spent to the promotion of science.