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Nanjing S&T Innovation Center of University of Cambridge to Be Officially Operated

On Nov. 5th, the Nanjing S&T innovation center of University of Cambridge which is the only S&T innovation center under the school name overseas since its founding for 800 years was officially launched in Jiangbei new area. Mr. Zhang Jinghua, Member of the Standing Committee of CPC Jiangsu Provincial Committee and Secretary of CPC Nanjing Municipal Committee, met with Elise Ferran, vice-chancellor of the university of Cambridge, and his delegation.

The first cooperation field of Nanjing S&T innovation center of University of Cambridge will focus on integrated intelligent information technology, health care and smart city buildings construction&management, and devote to integrating international S&T innovation resources and constructing an innovation transformation system with good growth, outstanding technological advantages and complete industrial chain. In addition, the center will carry out deep cooperation with Nanjing local universities, scientific research institutions, innovative and entrepreneurial service organizations in project matchmaking and high-level talent introduction.

Mr. Zhang Jinghua welcomed Elise and his delegation’s visit, congratulated on the official launching of the center and introduced the city of Nanjing and the construction situation of the famous innovation city.

Mr. Zhang Jinghua said that Nanjing’s innovation is the open innovation, also the innovation facing to the world. We hope to further expand the all-round cooperation with University of Cambridge to connect the innovative resources and achievements of the university with Nanjing’s innovative development and broad market, creating an innovative community with complementary advantages and win-win results.

Mr. Elise said that the reason why the University of Cambridge chose to set up S&T innovation center in Nanjing is the result of Nanjing's outstanding urban characteristics and open innovation environment. The university is crucial to urban development and the University of Cambridge has paid high attention to the transformation of S&T achievements and has established a vibrant innovation ecosystem. Through the center, more S&T achievements will be transformed and applied in broader areas. It is hoped that the both sides will make joint efforts to build the Nanjing S&T innovation center into a S&T research and development and achievement transformation base with international influence.

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