The largest tyre manufacturer in China, Triangle Group, and A3T, a new R&D company, will partner with the University of Akron and the University of Akron Research Foundation (UARF) on rubber research, technology development and licensing.
Yuhua Ding, Chairman of Triangle Group in Weihai, China, signed an agreement with Dr Luis Proenza, President of the University of Akron to engage in research collaborations with UA and UARF, beginning the next few months. Visiting scientists with the Triangle Group and UA College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering faculty members will conduct joint research at the National Polymer Innovation Centre and other facilities on the UA campus. Such activities will be coordinated through A3T, which is based at the Akron Innovation Campus.(PRA)