Siemens grants software to universities across the nation to foster digitalization in Myanmar

Press release

Yangon, 7th September

-820 software licenses granted to 35 universities and more in planning -Siemens’ commitment aims to bring advantage to Myanmar through the updates on future trends and technologies

Siemens Limited supports education of university students by granting software packages to universities for technical training on automation technologies. The granting ceremony was held on 7th September at Thanlyin Technological University with the presence of 35 universities representatives who received the software packages. The software granting will also be extended to vocational schools nationwide.

The ceremony marked the collaboration between Siemens and universities in Myanmar in order to help them enhance students’ capability in automation, which currently has been playing a significant role in the manufacturing industry. Siemens will be providing software and documentation for technical training, together with training and support for software installation on equipments for trainers/staff of the universities.

“Siemens has established a long standing relationship with Myanmar for 25 years since 1993. We are proud to be a part of Myanmar’s sustainable development initiatives. Siemens has been contributing to support the growing demands of the country’s infrastructure and manufacturing improvement by providing our state-of-the-art technologies to enhance efficiency in all aspects. Our activities are focused on creating value for our customers by improving energy efficiency, productivity and flexibility of their plants and business. Granting software packages for educational purposes is part of our commitment and effort to bring advantage to the nation through the updates on future trends and technologies. Currently we will start with around 35 universities with 820 licenses, after which around 300 software packages shall be granted to vocational schools as well,” said Mr. Christian Beckers, Head of Business Development, digital Factory and process Industries and Drives, Siemens Myanmar, Cambodia & Laos.