Published On: Thu, Jul 29th, 2010

University of California, Asian School of Business in a strategic tie-up

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The University of California at Santa Cruz and the Asian School of Business (ASB), Thiruananthpuram,  Kerala have announced a strategic tie-up that would include a series of exchange programmes.
Announcing this, G. Vijaya Raghavan, member-secretary of ASB, said: “As the first in the series of programmes planned, a three-day conference would be held from Sep 22-24 in Silicon Valley, California.”

The conference will be titled “Innovation – A Tool for Fostering Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Development: Learnings from the Silicon Valley Experience – Focus Kerala.”

Oman-based Keralite businessman George M. Thomas was the person behind ASB, which was set up five years back at the Technopark campus. In October this year, the ASB will move into a brand new Rs.63 crore campus coming up on the outskirts of the city.