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Lebanon Technology HE and research venture

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Lebanon Technology HE and research venture

Roger Ammoun with postdocs

Roger Ammoun visited the department on Friday, 30 January 2009. He was accompanied by Allen Swales, International Officer (Middle East, South and Central Asia) University of Cambridge.

Roger Ammoun (Director Rational Financial) is a principal investor and an advisor to Credit Suisse Alternative Investments focused on Private Equity and Venture Capital in the Renewable Energy and Cleantech space. He is Lebanese, but based in London.

For the last two years he has been exploring with sponsors in Lebanon the development of a world class Technology University/ College in collaboration with a leading technology academic institute. The plan is to create a technology university with a focus on Research and Technology in the field of Alternative Energy and Bio-technology.

He met with John Dennis and members of the BioScience Engineering Group. The photograph shows, left to right, Roger Ammoun, Matthew Cheeks, Nicholas Darton, Alexander Edwards, Allen Swales and Rongjun Chen.