Partnership agreement signed with Union des Industries et Métiers de la Métallurgie Côte d'Azur

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Published on December 13, 2023 Updated on December 13, 2023

on the November 17, 2023

convention UIMM
convention UIMM

Université Côte d'Azur and the Union des Industries et Métiers de la Métallurgie Côte d'Azur signed a partnership agreement on November 16, at the "Industriels engagés 2023" event in Grasse, with the aim of strengthening existing links between the two organizations through institutional cooperation based on the search for synergies.

Through this agreement, Université Côte d'Azur and UIMM Côte d'Azur intend to establish a partnership to facilitate direct contact between students and alumni, with Université Côte d'Azur to promote the professional integration of its young students and graduates, and UIMM Côte d'Azur members to recruit and promote industrial professions.

Promoting university training and employment opportunities

Under the terms of this agreement, Université Côte d'Azur undertakes to work in partnership with UIMM Côte d'Azur to promote its training offer to UIMM Côte d'Azur members.s to UIMM Côte d'Azur members, to integrate the employment opportunities offered by UIMM Côte d'Azur to students, and to encourage the integration of students into UIMM Côte d'Azur.students, and to promote the professional integration of young students by taking part in events such as forums and demonstrations (IBT Côte d'Azur 2023, Semaine de l'industrie, etc.), but also to raise awareness of UIMM Côte d'Azur professions among students.

For UIMM Côte d'Azur, this agreement will help to raise awareness of the metalworking professions among teaching staff and students, to define companies' skills requirements and recruitment needs in order to find suitable profiles, and to raise awareness of the world of metalworking.s, raise awareness of the industrial environment and promote the "skills sponsorship" scheme developed by the University among UIMM Côte d'Azur members.

Encouraging R&D and technology transfer

The two partners also want to work together to encourage the creation of innovation in priority application areas: such as industry 4.0, energy transition, robotics, automation, artificial intelligence, etc.
The partnership will support UIMM Côte d'Azur member companies by helping them to formalize their needs, with the support of Université Côte d'Azur's training components.Azur's training components, with the aim of fostering knowledge transfer and creating continuing education programs for industry professionals in conjunction with the university's research and innovation.

It is with great conviction that we today formalize this partnership agreement, which strengthens the links between the University and a dynamic professional sector in our region, led by the IUMM. This collaboration also symbolizes our industrial partners' recognition of the importance of the University's training, innovation and research in the socio-economic development of our region. The future, attractiveness and dynamism of our region depend on the creation of solid and constant interactions between higher education and the world of industry. By joining forces, we aim to achieve common goals that will benefit not only our students, but industry as a whole. This collaboration will enable a constant dialogue to be established between teachers, researchers, students and professionals from the different branches of industry, promoting the exchange of knowledge, ideas and expertise. Jeanick Brisswalter, President of Université Côte d'Azur

"We are delighted to sign this agreement with the Université Côte d'Azur. By joining forces, UIMM Côte d'Azur and Université Côte d'Azur aim to offer students close access to Côte d'Azur metallurgy companies, as well as a concerted response to their skills needs. This collaboration also underlines our common desire to create a favorable and beneficial environment for the training of the talents of tomorrow that industry needs" Marcel Ragni