Alliance Global Group (AGBL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Ethiopian Biotechnology Institute (EBTi) to work in partnership on areas of biomedical technologies.
Ethiopian Biotechnology Institute Director-General, Kassahun Tesfaye said on the occasion the agreement encourages mutually strategic partnership in science and technology with specific emphasis on biotechnology, genomic, and biomedical areas. It allows Ethiopian Biotechnology Institute to collaborate with the Group on capacity building and infrastructure development at national level, he added.
Meanwhile, Director-General of the institute disclosed that a 4-million-birr DNA sequencing laboratory machine built on the premises of Ethiopian Biotechnology Institute was inaugurated.
The laboratory machine has been installed with the support and collaboration of Alliance Global Group, which contributed around 2 million birr for installing the machine.