The MTF STU delegation composed of the Dean prof. DR. Ing. Oliver Moravčík, 1st Vice Dean prof. DR. Ing. Jozef Peterka, Director of the Institute of Materials prof. Ing. Jozef Janovec, DrSc. and his deputy, Ing. Martin Kusy, PhD. visited the Bekart residence in Zwevegem-Kortrijk, Belgium from the 13th – 15th of February 2008. The company has more than 20,000 employees and a turnover of 3.2 billion EUR and wants to invest in the STU to the development of science and research through joint projects in the near future.