YEREVAN. – President Serzh Sargsyan visited the National Polytechnic University of Armenia, where he attended the opening of the Center for Excellence. 

The center was co-founded by Schneider Electric, the world-renowned French company, and Russia-based Tashir Group of Companies, the press office of the President informed Armenian

The Center of Excellence is being opened in capital city Yerevan in the presence of President of Armenia, and three months after the signing in Paris of a memorandum of cooperation between Electric Networks of Armenia, a subsidiary of Tashir Group, and the said French company. The memorandum was signed on March 8, during President Sargsyan’s official visit to France.

The President toured the center, and inspected the work done so far and the conditions and capacity of this state-of-the-art high-tech center.

Established on the basis of the National Polytechnic University of Armenia, the center will be the first track-record of close collaboration between Schneider Electric and Armenia’s scientific community.

Dozens of students and young researchers will have the opportunity to develop their skills and get acquainted with modern technologies in the fields of energy and automation. 

The new center will be useful also for the practitioners engaged in electricity supply.

During the opening ceremony, a four-party agreement was signed between the representatives of Schneider Electric, Tashir Group of Companies, National Polytechnic University of Armenia, and Electric Networks of Armenia.