This is the end of the live broadcast of the 2019 Xi’an Global Key & Core Technology Innovation Conference. Thank you for watching.
More than 20 activities will be held during the event, including the Innovation and Development Forum, H.S. Tsien Forum, Roundtable of Key and Core Technologies Empowering Cities, parallel sessions and the Fourth China Innovation Challenge Finals. The conference aims to establish platforms for scientific innovation, results application, and cooperation along the Silk Road, allowing the world to once again feel the innovative deposit and spirit of Xi’an, building Xi’an into a city of key and core technology, and making new contributions to promoting Shaanxi's integration into the construction of the Belt and Road. For more contents of the conference, please stay tuned to CRI Online Shaanxi Channel.
Zhang Long, President of Land Space Technology Co., Ltd., said, "I’m a native of Shaanxi. Xi'an has always been the gathering place for aerospace industry, electronic industry and information technology industry. In particular, it has gathered many enterprises that have been in existence for 30 to 50 years as well as many universities and research institutes. Talents, infrastructure, supporting industries and other factors are the reasons why many enterprises choose Xi'an."
Liu Qingfeng, chairman of IFLYTEK, was having an interview.
Li Hao, Founding Partner of CASSTAR, said in the interview that key and core technology is the fundamental to many basic technologies. The Internet can redistribute resources and efficiency, and key and core technology can re-create productivity and enhance social wealth.
At present, key and core technology has risen to the national discourse, and “City of Key and Core Technology” has become one of the most notable business card of Xi'an. The Global Key & Core Technology Innovation Conference this year is an important platform for Xi'an to implement the innovation-driven development strategy and to build a comprehensive national science center and a global science and technology innovation center. It will also provide Xi’an with important opportunities to accelerate the construction of a national central city and an international metropolis and achieve high-quality economic and social development.
Government representatives, envoys to China, well-known scientists, economists, entrepreneurs and investors from all over the world have gathered in Xi'an to participate in the grand conference of key and core technology, discussed the approaches of key and core technology innovation and draw the blueprint of Xi’an, a city of key and core technology.
In recent years, Xi'an has focused on the development of key and core technology, vigorously promoted ‘mass entrepreneurship and innovation", and held international entrepreneurship conference and international entrepreneurship competition for three consecutive years. As an important event of this Global Key & Core Technology Innovation Conference, "2019 Xi'an International Entrepreneurship Competition" has selected 20 award-winning projects from 13 domestic and overseas competition areas and 2670 projects after more than half a year of fierce competition.
Awarding ceremony of Xi'an International Entrepreneurship Competition has officially started.
Jia Jingdun said that in the future, Xi'an should give full play to the role of national high-tech zone as the source and gathering place in the development of key and core technology, and strive to promote the industrialization of key and core technology innovation achievements. Xi’an should guide the National High-tech Zone to increase its support for the development of key and core technology in terms of policies, innovation platforms and conditions, vigorously promote key and core technology innovation and entrepreneurship, accelerate the cultivation of a number of key and core technology start-ups, accelerate the transformation of key and core technology innovation achievements into new products, new industries and new formats, and drive the high-quality development of China's high-tech industries.
Keynote speech by Jia Jingdun, Director of Torch High Technology Industry Development Center of Ministry of Science and Technology.
He said that in recent years, the Chinese Academy of Sciences has forged an indissoluble bond with Xi'an through the development of key and core technology. A large number of leading and key enterprises have continued to grow vigorously. The development of key and core technology enterprises has achieved periodical results. The concept of key and core technology has also been rapidly replicated and promoted in Beijing, Hangzhou and other first tier cities in China. The future of new Xi'an under the guidance of key and core technology is more worthy of expectation.
Zhang Yaping, Vice President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences was giving a speech.
Kang Enjun said that in December 2016, in the humanistic dialogue and exchange mechanism, the science ministers of China and the UK signed a memorandum on innovation, enabling the two sides to strengthen cooperation and jointly address global challenges that need to be solved with scientific methods. The Sino British bioscience Symposium to be held this afternoon will further promote the cooperation and exchange of research institutions between the two countries. We also hope to further promote cooperation between the UK and Shaanxi Province. I also believe that the British Embassy and Xi'an municipal government will open a new chapter for our cooperation in science and technology in today's conference.
Kang Enjun, Counsellor from Regional Affairs Office, British Embassy in China was delivering a speech.
Zhao Gang said that today, representatives and guests from the scientific and technological innovation field gathered to witness the opening of the third Global Key & Core Technology Innovation Conference and share new ideas and achievements in the innovation of global key and core technology. Shaanxi is an important node of the Belt and Road. Xi'an, an ancient capital of China, is located at the starting point of the ancient Silk Road. In recent years, Xi'an has made great efforts to develop artificial intelligence, aerospace, new materials, information technology, photoelectric chips, biotechnology, intelligent manufacturing and new energy. The connotation of "Key and Core Technology + Xi'an" is increasingly substantial. He hoped that the participants will continue to support the development of Xi'an key and core technology.
Zhao Gang, Vice Governor of Shaanxi Province was giving a speech.
Li Mingyuan said that it is the third time for Xi’an to hold Global Key & Core Technology Innovation Conference since 2017. By promoting the leap of key and core technology from concept to action, from ideas to measures, Xi'an is highly consistent with national strategy and constantly improving the influence of such kind of technology.
Li Mingyuan, Deputy Secretary of CPC Xi'an Municipal Committee and Mayor of Xi'an Municipal People's Government was addressing a speech.
Zhong Hongjiang was introducing the leading guests who attended the opening ceremony.
The conference is hosted by Zhong Hongjiang, Member of the Standing Committee of Xi'an Municipal Committee, Secretary of the Party Working Committee of Xi' an High-tech Development Zone, and Secretary of the Party Working Committee of Xi' an Yanliang National Aviation Hi-tech Industrial Base.
Based on the success of the former two sessions held in 2017 and 2018, the conference this year will demonstrate to the world the achievements made in key and core technologies and further gather momentum for their development. Themed on “key & core technologies leading changes”, the conference invites representatives from cities along the Belt and Road, foreign envoys and diplomats, famous scientists, economists, entrepreneurs and investors at home and abroad to discuss the way of promoting breakthroughs in key technological researches and high-quality growth of high-tech industries.
2019 Xi’an Global Key & Core Technology Innovation Conference, under the auspices of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Chinese Academy of Engineering and the China Association for Science and Technology, hosted by the Torch High Technology Industry Development Center of MOST, the Department of Science and Technology of Shaanxi, the CPC Xi’an Municipal Committee and the Xi'an Municipal People's government, opened in Xi'an on October 30, 2019, and will last until October 31.