[News from News Center] From Nov. 11th to 12th, the 11th China Industry-University-Research Collaborative Innovation Conference was held in Jinan, Shandong Province. YSU 5 scientific achievements including “Advanced and Intelligent Measure-control System for Flatness of Cold Strip Rolling and Its Applications” won Industry-University-Research Collaborative Innovation Achievement Award, containing 4 Second Prizes and 1 Excellence Award. Prof. Hongbo Wang was honored individual Industry-University-Research Collaborative Innovation Award.
Teacher representatives of prize-winning programs
(Photos above from Technology Transfer Center)
At the conference, 605 China Industry-University-Research Collaborative Innovation and Promotion Awards were issued to collectives and individuals who pushed forward China industry-university-research collaborative innovation in 2017. The 2017 “Great Cases of China Industry-University-Research Collaborative Innovation” was released. Plates were conferred to a batch of China Industry-University-Research Collaborative Innovation Demonstration Bases, Enterprises, Towns, and newly-constructed Industry-University-Research Innovation Strategic Alliances. YSU, as a formal member of the China Industry-University-Research Institute Collaboration Association, attended the conference with teacher representatives of prize-winning programs led by related personnel from Technology Transfer Center.
China Industry-University-Research Collaborative Innovation Conference is an annual event to summarize, commend, deploy and promote the work of China industry-university-research collaboration, which plays an important role in implementing national innovation-driven development strategy and promoting regional economic development, and has been held 10 sessions successively. Guided by the spirits from the 19th NCCPC, summit forums and program docking concerning industry-university-research collaboration pushing forward the transformation of forces from old to new, military and civilian integration, Belt and Road Initiative, innovation design, intelligent manufacture, university-enterprise cooperation and Healthy China were held with the theme of “Innovate with Industry-University-Research Collaboration, Head for the New Era and New Journey”. Premier Keqiang Li made important instructions that the industry-university-research collaboration needs to be strengthened, innovation chain be built and innovation development be boosted. Vice-chairman of CPPCC, Minister of Science and Technology, Chairman of China Association for Science and Technology Gang Wan attended and addressed the conference. Former Vice-chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, Chairman of China Industry-University-Research Institute Collaboration Association, Academician Yongxiang Lu addressed a keynote report. Governor of Shandong Province Zheng Gong, Vice-minister of Education Yao Sun, and Vice-minister of Industry and Information Technology Wen Luo attended the conference and delivered speeches. About 2000 delegates, experts and scholars from government sectors, colleges and universities, scientific research institutions, financial system, business circles, and media agencies also attended the conference.
(Translated by Zhengjie Li)