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The MOU Signing Ceremony of SPEIT and ARTEFACT

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Thursday, 7 November 2019, Shanghai

On 4 November, the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Artefact, Shanghai Jiao Tong University-ParisTech Elite Institute of Technology (SPEIT) was held at Artefact office in Shanghai.

SPEIT was co-founded by Paris Tech and Jiao Tong University in 2012. It is a project bringing together the strengths of two institutions – leading French engineering educational methods and resources as well as Jiao Tong University’s advanced disciplines and teaching environment to cultivate outstanding engineering and technology talents as well as business leaders.

The signing of MOU is a strategic step for Artefact in growing talents of Data Scientists, Data Engineers, and Data Consultants and it also symbolizes the collaboration between China and France mixing the excellence from both to bring out the best talents and project results.

Following the MOU, Artefact will open 15 jobs of Data Scientists and Data Engineers, 8 internships and will work on 2 research topics together with students and professors of SPEIT in the next 2 years.

During the ceremony, Edouard de Mezerac Managing Partner of Artefact Asia gave a welcome speech and brief introduction of Artefact, followed by the speech of Shaoyuan Li Chinese Dean of SPEIT, and Frédéric TOUMAZET French Dean of SPEIT. The ceremony ended with signing MOU by Edouard de Mezerac and Shaoyuan Li, after which French TV Channel 5 interviewed three speakers.

Participants of this signing ceremony include Mike Zhu Managing Director of Artefact, Xavier Mussard Senior Director of Artefact Asia, team members from relevant departments of Artefact, Jialiang LU Vice Dean of SPEIT, Laura VILLETTE of ParisTech, Lihui ZHANG Enterprises Cooperation Director of SPEIT, and Fanjuan MENG Enterprises Cooperation Commissioner of SPEIT.