Taipei, Taiwan: SuperGeo Technologies co-founded a GIS education centre with the Geography Department at National Kaohsiung Normal University (NKNU) in Taiwan. The new GIS education centre aims to address the increasing demand and application use of GIS in the south of Taiwan.
The GIS education center at NKNU aims to collaborate the research work with industry and to serve as an academic organisation to spread GIS knowledge, providing customisable support to the local governmental units, the educational institutes and private enterprises.
Initially, the GIS education center will be available for students, educators, and the public officials to study expert Geospatial knowledge and receive professional GIS training. However, in future, it will focus on planning various GIS related projects and offering GIS certificate program to reach the growing demand for GIS skills in domestic job market.
Targeting at the region of South Taiwan, the long-term goal of the GIS education center is to become a top-level research centre to create regional source of Geospatial technology and encourage professional research and development. Being a professional GIS software and solution provider, SuperGeo will continually promote the GIS development with the high educational institutions around the world.