Leading Swiss companies partner with institutions of higher learning to launch master’s program in Africa

GHANA – A consortium of Swiss companies namely Nestlé, ABB, Barry Callebaut, LafargeHolcim and Bühler have partnered with one of the world’s leading universities, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich) to launch a new master’s program in sub-Saharan Africa. The ‘ETH Masters in Africa – Engineering for Development’ is a three-year program, developed in close collaboration with Ashesi University in Ghana. ETH Zurich lecturers will work on site with Ashesi University’s professors as well as with industrial partners to teach the students from Ghana. The educational…

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IDFA and ABB partner to provide dairy industry with digital readiness for a ‘new normal’

USA – The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) has partnered with global technology company, ABB to offer IDFA members a suite of automated systems, applications and integrated solutions that will help them to advance digitalization within their plants and facilities amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Through the partnership, the trade association said in a statement that ABB will offer a top-to-bottom Digital Plant Assessment to its members focused on improving efficiencies and fill gaps within member companies’ manufacturing and production processing operations. IDFA said that the digital solutions will be available…

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