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Tsinghua University and Shanghai Municipal People’s Government jointly launch the International Innovation Center of Tsinghua University, Shanghai

Tsinghua University and Shanghai Municipal People’s Government jointly launch the International Innovation Center of Tsinghua University, Shanghai


On the morning of August 31st, the inauguration ceremony of the International Innovation Center of Tsinghua University, Shanghai, was held in Shanghai. Li Qiang, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and secretary of the CPC Shanghai Committee, Ying Yong, deputy secretary of the CPC Shanghai Committee and the mayor of Shanghai,Zhuge Yujie, standing member and secretary general of the CPC Shanghai Committee,Vice Mayor Wu Qing, President Qiu Yong and Vice President You Zheng of Tsinghua University attended the ceremony. At the ceremony, Ying Yong and Qiu Yong jointly unveiled the International Innovation Center of Tsinghua University, Shanghai.

Jointly initiated and established by Tsinghua University and the Shanghai Municipal People's Government, the International Innovation Center of Tsinghua University, Shanghai mainly carries out tasks including scientific and technological innovation, technology transfer, international cooperation, think tank research and talent cultivation.

In his address, President Qiu pointed out that "openness" and "innovation" were the greatest characteristics of the new era, as well as the most distinctive features of Shanghai. President Qiu hoped that the International Innovation Center of Tsinghua University, Shanghai, would highlight its international characteristics and requirement for innovation, promote in-depth cooperation between the two sides, and make new and greater contributions to Shanghai's construction of a science and technology innovation center with global influence, and to Tsinghua University's development towards a world-class university with first-class disciplines.


Editors: Guo Lili, John Olbrich