On December 28, Hongfei Zhang, General Manager of Lingang Innovation Center Overseas Affairs Department, Hua Yang, President of the Global Cross-Border Technology Exchange Research Institute, and their team visited Zhengpu Port New District, Ma’anshan City, Anhui Province for investigation and exchange. Qiang Li, Vice Chairman of the Municipal Political Consultative Conference in Ma’anshan, and Dehong Sha, Deputy Director of the Party Working Committee of the Zhengpu Port Management Committee, were there to welcome them.
Hongfei Zhang and his team visited Zhengpu Port, the Comprehensive Bonded Zone, key enterprises in the park, and innovative entrepreneurial incubators. Afterwards, they had in-depth exchanges with Xiaowen Wan, Deputy Director of the Management Committee of Modern Industrial Park in Zhengpu Port New Area, and Zhengrong Zhou, Director of Investment Promotion.
Hongfei Zhang introduced the latest progress in promoting the integration of the Yangtze River Delta and accelerating the construction of sub-centers. It is necessary to adhere to an international vision and be forward-looking. Combined with the local industry positioning and environment, the introduction of relevant resources from Lingang Innovation Center and the Lingang Special Area will connect the cutting-edge R&D resources in the Yangtze River Delta region. Lingang Innovation Center aims to build an innovative service model and a new collaborative innovation mechanism with technology transfer as its core and technology finance and professional incubation as support. The Center will promote the construction of industrial collaboration and dual innovation demonstration bases sub-centers.
Deputy Director Xiaowen Wan and Director Zhengrong Zhou respectively introduced the basic conditions of Zhengpu Port New Area and Modern Industrial Park. Zhengpu Port New Area is the eastern gateway of Anhui to the Yangtze River Delta and the bridge for the transfer of industries in the Yangtze River Delta. It has a complete port coastline and a comprehensive bonded area. It is a first-class national open port. The semi-conductive industry, high-end equipment manufacturing, and green food industry are the three key industries of the park. The park has a relatively complete industry-university-research platform and supporting services. It also has the basic conditions for undertaking industrial collaboration.
The two parties discussed cooperation to build a demonstration base for industrial synergy and innovation, and the construction of a sub-center. The two parties also formulated a work schedule, hoping to move forward and achieve cooperation as soon as possible.