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COLGATE Is Exploring Co-operation with NIMTE

On September 24, 2009, Dr. Ravi Subramanyam, Director of the Early Research Department and Dr. Yu Shi, Director of Global Packaging Department, Colgate-Palmolive Company paid a visit to NIMTE. The objective of their visit is to understand the capabilities of our institute and identify the opportunities for joint collaborations.  In the meeting, Deputy Director Weiguo Wang briefly introduced NIMTEs development history and research areas, Dr. Shi gave an overview of Galgate and her department. Dr. Ravi also presented his department, they have shown great interests in Dr. Jin Zhu's research on lactic acid. Both parties experessed a desire to establish cooperation. Furthermore,  they had deepening discussions regarding collaboration model, intellectual property rights, etc. Finally they looked around the lab of the Ploymers and Composites Division, the Surface Engineering &Remanufacturing Division, and the Fuel Cells and New Energy Technology Division.