Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu supported the participation of the members of the Valak team from the "Octavian Goga" National College Sibiu and Quaternion team from the "Gheorghe Lazar" National College Sibiu to the final of the 2018 edition of the Zero Robotics High School Tournament organized by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in partnership with NASA, held on January 12, 2019, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
The administrative body of LBUS has approved the award of the gold medal to Mr. Hasso Plattner and to Prof. Christoph Meinel PhD, CEO HPI, for their major contribution in the development of the “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu, through the act of donation offered by the Foundation Hasso Plattner..
The ULBS Senate approved the Status of the HPI-ULBS Knowledge Transfer Center in its ordinary meeting on July 26, 2018, with ammendments to the Board of Directors’ Decision regarding its Name and Organigram
The Romanian Embassy in Berlin hosted on 19 July 2018 the signing ceremony of the agreement between the "Hasso Plattner" Institute and the "Lucian Blaga" University of Sibiu, through which the German institution donates 4.2 million euro to the Romanian university.
The project has been negotiated over the past two years by Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel - Director of the Hasso Plattner Institute and Professor Ioan Bondrea, the rector of ULBS, following an initiative and through the Embassy of Romania in Berlin and Ambassador Emil Hurezeanu
The donation is for the construction of laboratories and the development of research projects, as well as the scholarships of the Romanian students of the Hasso Plattner Institute.
At the ceremony was present the Romanian Minister of Education, Mr. Valentin Popa, authorized by the Brandenburg at the federal level and the Commissioner for International Relations, State Secretary Thomas Kralinski, members of the leadership of the two educational institutions.