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Partnership Agreement Signed

Date of news: 27 March 2019


On March 27th, 2019, the AMT event in Windhoek, Namibia took place, It concluded with the signing of an AMT partnership agreement.

At the event, held at Windhoek High, multiple speakers explained the importance of black hole research, the crucial rol of the AMT, and the benefits this project has to offer to Namibia. It was frequented by approximately 250 interested people and hosted by Bank Windhoek.

At the end of the event, a AMT partnership agreement was signed, stating that the following organisations support the AMT project:

  • University of Namibia (UNAM)
  • Radboud University (RU)
  • Rössing Foundation (RF)
  • Bank Windhoek (BW)
  • Netherlands Research School for Astronomy (NOVA)
  • Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG)
  • European Southern OBservarory (ESO)
  • Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST)
  • University of Oxford (Oxford)
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM)

AMT-partners, from left to right: prof. Kenneth Matengu (UNAM), dr. Iwan Holleman (RU), drs. Marieke Baan (NOVA), mr. Job Tjiho (RF), mr. Clive Smith (WBCG), prof. Garret Cotter (Oxford), mr. Jeffrey Gaitskill (KLM)