Dr. Po Kimtho

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Message from Director General of ITCDr. Po Kimtho

Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC) was found in 1964 with the continuously strong support from Cambodian government and development partners. The support from our line Ministry, The Ministry of Education Youth and Sport, provides ITC with great opportunity of working with other partners including AUF (France), AUN/SEED-Net (ASEAN), JICA (Japan), Ares-CCD (Belgium) and beyond. The institute has been well-recognized nationally and globally with the up to date alternative change in terms of educational system from one regime to another. With the clear and shared vision mingle together with potential and qualified human resources, the institute has always received strong support from local and international members. Currently, research and innovation has been the one of the main priority pillars to increase the relevant impacts and visibility. The vision of ITC is to stay stand as one of top engineering research institutions in the country, regions, and the globe, particularly the positive impact of research and innovation to society has been our ultimate goal. In order to achieve the vision, ITC has put the best efforts to improve both hard and soft infrastructure to endlessly build the capacity to each and everyone of ITC members. For instance, the three stories building of research and innovation center was built in 2015 with huge investment of research equipment. In addition to this, the status for researchers and scientific research council has been created in place.