EQUATE & Faculty of Dentistry at Kuwait University discuss cooperation

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Published August 14th, 2016 - 05:32 GMT
During the event
During the event

EQUATE Petrochemical Company, Kuwait’s first international joint-venture in this industry, hosted the Faculty of Dentistry (FoD) at Kuwait University for discussions focused on joint-cooperation linked to innovation and research.

FoD Dean Dr. Jawad Behbehani said, “Holding such discussions with EQUATE are a valuable opportunity to highlight areas of collaboration in research and development (R&D) regarding scientific, academic and industrial affairs to ensure overall sustainability.”

This meeting with FoD is part of EQUATE’s continuous efforts to share best practices with various stakeholders to encourage innovation-based steps for constant growth and development. During the talks, EQUATE showcased its achievements, products and contribution to the economic and industrial sectors as “Partners in Success” with stakeholders globally.

Throughout the years, EQUATE has signed a number of memorandums of cooperation with educational organizations, such as Kuwait University and the Public Authority for Applied Education & Training, for partnerships in academic, industrial and scientific matters for students and faculty members. 

In addition to Dr. Behbehani, the meeting was attended by FoD Vice Dean for Research & Student Affairs Dr. Adel Al-Asfour and Head of Dental Materials Science Dr. Michael Swain, as well as EQUATE R&D Senior Technical Services Resource Saleh Al-Enezi, Senior Product Development Resource Dr. Poondi Srinivasan, Technical Service Specialist Marzouq Al-Azmi, Product Development Specialist Faisal Al-Shammari and Lab Technology Specialist Omar Al-Qabandi.

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EQUATE Petrochemical Company

Established in 1995, EQUATE is a global producer of petrochemicals which participates in the creation of a better world, by providing reliable services and solutions, enabling global customers and stakeholders to grow and attain the success they seek. EQUATE’s shareholders are Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC), The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Boubyan Petrochemical Company (BPC), and Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC). 

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