On November 17, Yi Liu, Deputy Director of the Management Committee of the National Economic and Technological Development Zone of Tongling City, Anhui Province, and Qian Yuxiang, Deputy Director of the Investment Promotion Committee and Director of the Third Investment Promotion Bureau, visited the Lingang Innovation Center Overseas Affairs Department. Mr. Hongfei Zhang, General Manager of Lingang Innovation Center Overseas Affairs Department, and Mr. Hua Yang from the Global Cross-Border Technology Exchange Research Institute were there to welcome them.
General Manager Zhang first introduced Lingang Innovation Center. Lingang Innovation relies on high-quality resources of Shanghai Technology Exchange, National Technology Transfer Eastern Center, Yangpu Venture Incubation Group, Global Cross-Border Technology Trade Center, and the Offshore Industry Incubation Base. It is a national technology business incubator featuring intelligent manufacturing. The Overseas Affairs Department is mainly responsible for the introduction of overseas companies. It is also responsible for the layouts of Lingang Innovation Center’s east China branches. At present, Lingang Innovation Center has signed cooperation agreements with Fenghua, Wenzhou, Nantong and other places, and is in close exchanges with Nantong, Lianyungang, Shaoxing and other places. Through the construction of sub-centers, companies can be introduced into suitable areas for broader development, and advanced business management models will be used to promote the development of local industries. At the same time, the industrial layout of the Lingang area will be optimized to achieve a win-win situation.
Ms. Liu gave an overview of the Tongling Economic and Technological Development Zone. The development zone was founded in 1992 and was officially promoted to a national economic and technological development zone in 2011. The Park prioritizes development and focuses on cultivating industries such as advanced structural materials, 5G industries, advanced equipment manufacturing, fine chemicals, and biomedicine. Tongling Economic Development Zone is the country’s largest copper-based new material industrial base, with the most products and industrial support facilities. It is also a national advanced structural material industrial base and a national electronic material industrial base. The production of semiconductors and new energy refined materials is booming, and it is very closely connected with the key industry of integrated circuits in Lingang. Ms. Liu invited Mr. Zhang, Mr. Yang, and the Overseas Affairs Department’s team to visit Tongling.
After the exchange, the two parties visited the exhibition hall of Lingang Innovation Ningbo Fenghua Sub-Center to learn from the Fenghua model and discuss the cooperation model between Lingang Innovation and Tongling. Ms. Liu also expressed that she hopes to have the opportunity to lead her city’s leaders to visit Lingang Innovation Center and its Fenghua Sub-Center in person.