On December 8th, the signing ceremony of strategic cooperation agreement between NEU and Valin LY Steel was held in Room 1401 of the main building, NEU. Xiao Zunhu, Party Secretary and Executive Director of Hunan Valin LY Steel, Li Guanghui, Deputy General Manager of Valin LY Steel, Zhao Ji, President of NEU, Wang Guodong, an academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), and Sun Lei, Vice-president of NEU, were present at the ceremony. Leaders of the Sci-tech Department, the External Liaison and Cooperation Department, the State Key Laboratory of Rolling and Automation and other relevant departments of NEU attended the signing ceremony.
After expressing welcome to Xiao Zunhu and his entourages, Zhao Ji introduced the overall situation and strategic layout of NEU and highly praised the characteristic development of Valin LY Steel. Zhao Ji said NEU would actively promote and implement industry-university-research cooperation to achieve innovation and breakthroughs in discipline construction and talent cultivation through cooperation with Valin LY Steel.
Xiao Zunhu spoke highly of the talent cultivation level and the leading position of NEU in the steel material industry, and expressed his willingness to keep comprehensive cooperation with NEU. He hopes to accelerate integration and docking with NEU in technological innovation and talent reserve and achieve win-win development through cooperation between the two parties.
Wang Guodong highly praised Valin LY Steel's innovation-driven strategy and international vision, and suggested that cooperation between NEU and Valin LY Steel should be deepened and normalized. Wang Guodong said that talent cultivation was an important way to realize technological innovation, and he hoped that the two parties could overcome technical difficulties and promote the overall development of China's steel and iron material industry through university-enterprise cooperation.
Sun Lei and Li Guanghui signed the strategic cooperation agreement respectively on behalf of NEU and Valin LY Steel. After that, the two parties had in-depth exchanges on further cooperation.
Before the ceremony, Xiao Zunhu and his entourages visited the State Key Laboratory of Rolling and Automation.