MoU Signed between UL and Germi

MoU Signed between Underwriters Laboratories Inc (“UL”)  Delaware , U.S.A  and Gujarat Energy Research & Management Institute, Research, Innovation Incubation Centre (GERMI-RIIC), Gandhinagar on 26th December, 2011

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between two research Organizations –Underwriters Laboratories Inc, U.S.A having its office at Bangalore and Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute, Research Centre, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.  ("UL"), U.S.A is a corporation maintaining its principal place of business at 333 Pfingsten Road, Northbrook, Illinois, U.S.A. UL is a global independent – not for profit - safety science company offering expertise across five key strategic businesses: product safety, environment, life and health, verification and knowledge services.

GERMI is a scientific and research organization and a Centre for Excellence in industry learning  and was set up to develop human resources to cater to the renewable and non-renewable energy sectors, improve knowledge base of policy-makers and technologists, and provide a competitive edge to leaders to compete in the global arena. GERMI has also initiated research and innovation activities in the area of Oil and Gas, Solar, Environment and Climate Change

Both the organizations are interested in collaboration in the field of energy and other areas of common relevance. They include,   Establishment of technical training center to provide technical training and certification of personnel, cooperation in the areas of energy, advisory services, data collection and dissipation, development of codes, safety and inspection, performance monitoring, and R&D opportunities.