As part of the collaboration, a delegation from TUD came to BGMEA Complex in Dhaka on November 6 and attended the kick-off workshop of the Inno Lead@Work “Fostering Innovation, Performance and Resilience through Leadership and & Modern Work-Design” Project, jointly implemented by BGMEA, TUD and GIZ HELD.
They also met BGMEA President Faruque Hassan and exchanged views on how BGMEA, TUD and GIZ could work together to develop the CIEOSH.
Professor Dr. Jurgen Wegge, Professor Dr. Petra Kemter- Hofmann, and Professor Dr. Lars Fritzsche from TUD, along with Dr. Christian Bochmann, Project Manager of GIZ HELD joined the workshop which was also attended by BGMEA Vice President Miran Ali, Textile Cluster Coordinator of GIZ Bangladesh Werner Lange and others.
Through Inno Lead@Work, BGMEA, TUD and GIZ HELD will collaborate to develop the Center of Innovation, Efficiency and OSH of BGMEA, its curriculum and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) through a research that will include three studies — IC Study, Training Study and Dhaka Study.
During the meeting, BGMEA President Faruque Hassan emphasized the importance of innovation and technological upgradation in the RMG industry of Bangladesh to facilitate its transition towards a higher level of competency for sustainable growth.
He thanked the Technical University of Dresden and GIZ for their support which would play a vital role in making the CIEOSH an innovative and effective centre of knowledge that would contribute to the development of the RMG industry in the coming days.
The TUD delegation expressed their commitment to assisting the centre in developing its capacity.
Technical University of Dresden is a public research university in Dresden and one of the top 10 largest universities in Germany.