Present progress of study to boost Chihuahua’s talent in the electromobility industry

Present progress of study to boost Chihuahua’s talent in the electromobility industry

CHIHUAHUA - In a collaboration between the Ministry of Innovation and Economic Development, the William Davidson Institute (WDI) of the University of Michigan and the U.S. Embassy in Mexico, academic institutions in Chihuahua presented advances and future projects to promote the development of talent in electromobility.

The activities are part of the "Chihuahua-Michigan Academic Alliance for Zero Emission Vehicles," an initiative that aims to position the state as a national leader in this sector.

As part of the Chihuahua Charging Forward program, 14 teachers from the state's universities and technology centers are trained, in accordance with the roadmap created by the WDI, for the promotion of talent and the orderly transition of the electric vehicle and semiconductor manufacturing sector.

The professors shared their perspectives and the potential of new strategies with a high didactic profile, such as the creation of an electromobility research center, design and innovation centers, and support for the development of applied science projects, among others.

Silvio Gonzalez, Minister Counselor for Public Diplomacy Affairs of the U.S. Embassy in Mexico, acknowledged the commitment of the universities and the State Government.

"This juncture, in the context of nearshoring, is a unique opportunity to strengthen the binational business relationship," said Gonzalez.

The WDI highlighted the importance of the collaboration between the Institute for Innovation and Competitiveness (I2C) and the different academic institutions, to multiply the scope of these initiatives for the benefit of students.