A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on ‘Scientific and Technical Cooperation’ was signed between the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi, Pakistan and the Brock University, Canada on 6 November 2018 in Toronto.

Professor Dr. S. Ejaz Ahmed, Dean, Faculty of Mathematics & Science, Dr. James Mandigo, Vice-Provost, Enrolment Management & International and Dr. Gervan Fearon, President & Vice-Chancellor were the signatories from Brock University. On behalf of ICCBS, the Consul General of Pakistan in Toronto Mr. Imran Ahmed Siddiqui signed the MoU.      

As per the MoU, the Brock University and ICCBS would cooperate in exchange of scientists, research scholars and specialists for the purpose of research, training, consultation and exchange of expertise. Other areas of cooperation include exchange of scientific and technical information, organization of seminars and conferences or training courses and formulation and implementation of joint research programmes.

The MoU also aims at setting up joint laboratories or pilot stations in research and development activities, co-supervision of M.Phil/Ph.D and joint studies related to development of suitable technological processes, procedures and products.