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The 1st COMAC International Science Technology and Innovation Week closed

A wonderful example of international cooperation between universities and enterprises set

Last Updated (Beijing Time):2017-09-08   Source:News Center of COMAC
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Site of closing ceremony.

 

The 1st COMAC International Science Technology and Innovation Week which lasted for five days was closed on September 8th, 2017, with 18 technology seminars and 6 matchmaking meetings held, 21 special reports prepared, 4 MOUs and Agreements on Cooperation signed, and 24 cooperation intentions reached. Experts and scholars from different countries and in different fields centered on the theme of "exchanging basic subjects, exploring cutting-edge technology, solving problems and promoting innovation cooperation", gathered wisdom to make discussions, communication and collision, achieved fruitful results, explored a new mode of international cooperation between universities and enterprises, and opened a new chapter for the in-depth cooperation among Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (COMAC), the University of Edinburgh and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU).

Mr. He Dongfeng, Secretary of the Party Committee and Chairman of COMAC, Mr. Liu Linzong, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee and Vice President of COMAC, Mr. Xi Lifeng, Assistant President of SJTU, and Mdm Natascha Gentz, Assistant President (for China Affairs) of the University of Edinburgh, attended the closing ceremony. Mr. Liu Linzong presided over the closing ceremony.

Mr. He Dongfeng expressed in his speech at the closing ceremony that it was the positive exploration of the three sides centering on cooperation innovation. COMAC and SJTU had a long-term and good partnership; through this activity, the cooperation between both sides would be closer, and the achievements would be more effectual. During this Science Technology and Innovation Week, COMAC and the University of Edinburgh joined hands for the first time, and everybody could feel the profound historical accumulation and cultural heritage, continuously emitted innovation vitality and spirit of daring to explore and move towards the future of this university. Mr. He Dongfeng pointed out that COMAC was a young company which had been established for less than 10 years. It was eager to make progress and grow up; it would actively learn from its peers, professionals, universities and scientific research institutions; and it would imagine the future, face the future and be hopeful during the growth. In the process of promoting the three aircraft programs to make progress step by step, COMAC had also promoted the exploration of professional technologies such as new configuration, new energy and new materials. He hoped to accelerate the implementation of relevant scientific research subjects and promote the integration of production, education and research on the basis of the cooperation intentions reached during this Science Technology and Innovation Week in order to make positive contributions to the common development of the three sides.

Mdm Natascha Gentz congratulated COMAC on the success of the first flight of C919 aircraft. She said that COMAC, as an innovative young company, had impressed the team of the University of Edinburgh during the Science Technology and Innovation Week. The University of Edinburgh was honored to exchange ideas and discuss innovative technologies with COMAC and SJTU, and the three sides had developed a lot of interesting and instructive discussions. According to the Chinese old saying, "a journey of a thousand miles begins with single step", she hoped that the step made by the Science Technology and Innovation Week could act as a seed to root and germinate in order to produce more results, make the three sides related more closely and cooperate more deeply.

Mr. Liu Linzong expressed during the closing ceremony that with the joint effects of COMAC, the University of Edinburgh and SJTU, the 1st COMAC International Science Technology and Innovation Week was closed, and the three sides had achieved fruitful results and established a deep friendship. He believed that through this platform, the three sides would have complementary advantages and make progress hand in hand in future cooperation. He hoped that this platform would become more and more successful and set a wonderful example of international cooperation between universities and enterprises.

At the closing ceremony, the head of Science and Technology Quality Department of COMAC reported the technology cooperation intentions and discussion results made during the Science Technology and Innovation Week. Subsequently, COMAC signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Scientific Research Cooperation respectively with SJTU and the University of Edinburgh. Mr. Guo Bozhi, President Assistant of COMAC and President of Shanghai Aircraft Design and Research Institute (SADRI), granted awards to the five distinguished papers selected during the Science Technology and Innovation Week. The preparatory work for the 2nd COMAC International Science Technology and Innovation Week was fully opened with relevant head of SADRI handed over the flag to the head of Beijing Aeronautical Science and Technology Research Institute (BASTRI).

It is reported that during the Science Technology and Innovation Week, experts and scholars developed extensive exchanges centering on robot and artificial intelligence, modeling and simulation, material and structure in four fields such as multi-scale modeling, big data processing and analysis. COMAC has made a deep discussion on potential cooperation programs and reached broad consensus on cooperation form, cooperation content, cooperation organization and management with the University of Edinburgh and SJTU, and 24 cooperation intentions on scientific research programs have been finally reached.

 

Mr. He Dongfeng made a speech on September 8th, 2017.

 

Mr. Liu Linzong presided over the closing ceremony on September 8th, 2017.

 

Mdm Natascha Gentz, Assistant President of the University of Edinburgh, made a speech on September 8th, 2017.

 

COMAC signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Scientific Research Cooperation with the University of Edinburgh on September 8th, 2017.

 

COMAC signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Scientific Research Cooperation with SJTU on September 8th, 2017.

 

Awards were granted to distinguished papers on September 8th, 2017.

 

The flag was handed over from SADRI to BASTRI on September 8th, 2017.

 

A group photo taken on September 8th, 2017.

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