On the morning of July 28, Li Bin, Vice-chairman of the Investment Committee of Amer International Group, visited NEU. Yang Ming, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee and Secretary of the Discipline Inspection Commission of NEU, met with the guests and had a discussion with them in Conference Room 402 of the International Academic Exchange Center. Wang Wenqiang, Director of the Metallurgical Building Materials Department of Shenyang Bureau of Industry and Information Technology, Sun Baoyu, Chairman of CNVAC, and relevant principals of the External Liaison and Cooperation Department, School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, and Software College of NEU attended the meeting.
Yang Ming extended a warm welcome to the guests and introduced the basic situation and major scientific and technological achievements of NEU. He also expressed the hope that specific university-enterprise cooperation could be further promoted and the new-type R&D institution project jointly developed by NEU and Amer could be launched more quickly on the basis of the preliminary strategic cooperation framework agreement.
Li Bin introduced Amer’s development history and industrial chain expansion process. As one of the world's top 500 private enterprises, Amer has been devoted to reserving and processing copper resources. It has made great development in such high-tech fields as chips and rare earth. In the future, Amer will forge the development form of industrial clusters and fully serve the country with industry in a down-to-earth manner. Sun Baoyu expressed gratitude to NEU for its support and help over the years, introduced the situation of CNVAC, and showed full support to the future university-enterprise cooperation.
At the meeting, a relevant head of the School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation introduced the overall situation of the school and the idea of technical cooperation between NEU and Amer in the high-end vacuum equipment industry. All the parties present at the meeting reached a consensus on the construction mode of the new-type R&D institution, deciding to jointly build the NEU-Amer High-end Vacuum Equipment Technology Research Institute. They also had an in-depth exchange of views on promoting the signing of the investment agreement between NEU and Amer.