The top-end IT educational project co-built by Microsoft’s Asia-Pacific Research and Development Group and Tsinghua Science Park Venture Capital Co., Ltd. was officially launched on June 15, 2012, which is aimed to cultivate talents for the development of IT industry in Chongqing and other parts in China.
After the project is initiated in Chongqing Liangjiang New Area, Microsoft will send the top teaching and research & development team to build the headquarters base for glabal application, research and development of IT industry, and training of IT talents.
The project covers an area of 330 mu and has a total investment of about 1.3 billion yuan. It consists of introducing Microsoft high-end technical educational projects, building the Industrial Incubation Center and the Supporting Functional Area.
The project, with 6,000 students in the first term, offers customized training, which means that the graduates have the priority to work for Microsoft or its authorized service outsourcing companies.