The Science and Technology Innovation Development Forum of Shenfu Reform and Innovation Demonstration Zone and Project Signing Ceremony was held in Liaoning Friendship Hotel on June 23, on which Chen Lvping, the vice governor of the People's Government of Liaoning Province and secretary of the Party Working Committee of Shenfu Reform and Innovation Demonstration Zone, Zhao Ji, the president of Northeastern University (NEU), relevant leaders and representatives of teachers from Science and Technology Research Academy of the university have attended.
According to Zhao Ji's speech at the forum, the joint construction of NEU Shenfu Industrial Technology Research Institute by NEU and Shenfu Reform and Innovation Demonstration Zone shows the enhancement of NEU's ability for the transformation of scientific and technological achievements, and manifests the close combination between sci-tech innovation and regional development. A number of technology innovation centers will be established by NEU Shenfu Industrial Technology Research Institute to carry out sci-tech innovation, research and development. Efforts will be made to promote the transformation of NEU's sci-tech achievements in Liaoshen, to train and pool a number of high-level sci-tech innovation talents, and to incubate a number of specialized, refined, special and new enterprises to form spillover effects of research and development institutions. The construction of relevant subjects and personnel training system in universities will be supported by the technology researches and development as well as the transformation of sci-tech achievements, which will provide sci-tech support for the construction of Double-First Class (world-class universities and first-class disciplines) universities, and contribute to the revitalization and development of Liaoning Province.
The Cooperative Investment Agreement for NEU Shenfu Industrial Technology Research Institute project was signed and concluded by relevant project leaders from Science and Technology Research Academy of the university and the representatives from Shenfu Reform and Innovation Demonstration Zone at the meeting.
The NEU Shenfu Industrial Technology Research Institute is jointly established by NEU and Shenfu Reform and Innovation Demonstration Zone. Sticking to the principles of complementary advantages, integration of production and education, and win-win development, the institute focuses on gathering innovative resources and stimulating the endogenous power driven by innovation. It embraces the leading industries in Shenfu Demonstration Zone to give full play to the advantages of NEU's technology and talents, and emphasises the importance of significant sci-tech fields such as new materials, intelligent manufacture and electronic information. By carrying out sci-tech innovation, achievement transformation, production application and talent development, it becomes the base for sci-tech innovation and transformation.