Chicago received some excellent news during French President Emmanuel Macron’s state visit to the United States.
The premier French scientific institution will join forces with the University of Chicago to establish a research facility in Hyde Park.
“The concept behind it addresses some of humanity’s most pressing problems and fundamental questions.
Climate, energy, sustainability, public health, and migration are just some of the topics that have been on your mind, “according to UChicago’s assistant vice president for global initiatives and strategy, Katie Hrinyak.
Hrinyak claims that the arrangement, which was quickly signed at the French Embassy, was years in the planning.
On the Hyde Park campus, UChicago and the French National Center for Scientific Research will build the International Research Center for Fundamental Scientific Discovery (IRC Discovery).
Hrinyak opined that “Chicago’s growing prominence on a world scale” was reflected in the Center for Scientific Research’s decision to establish a headquarters at the University of Chicago.
UChicago has established close ties with France, and a new research institute is currently being built in Paris to further strengthen these ties.
What makes establishing a worldwide link so crucial?According to Hrinyak, COVID-19 is a shining example of international collaboration in vaccine development.
“Without international cooperation, we would not have been able to develop a vaccine and an mRNA vaccine so quickly in response to the pandemic.
It’s no secret that France is home to some of the world’s top researchers and laboratories; their work is a welcome addition to that of the University of Chicago “The words came from her mouth.
Now that the deal has been finalized, we may start planning for a launch as soon as next spring.
Source: FOX 32