On March 27th, the University of Cambridge and the Jiangbei New District signed a cooperation agreement in Beijing. The Cambridge University - Nanjing Centre of Technology and Innovation was settled in Jiangbei New District.
This is the first science and technology center established by the University of Cambridge in China. It is also the only science and technology center that has been named the university in the past 800 years.
According to the agreement, the two parties will rely on the Science and Technology Innovation Center to carry out innovative research and development, transformation of results, international academic exchanges, etc., to promote the world's latest technology and application results in China, to create a domestic first-class technology innovation platform and transformation of results in Jiangbei New District. center.
In the course of operation, the center will focus on integrating the high-end research system and expert team of Cambridge University, cooperate with local research institutes and experts in China, aim at the forefront of the world's science and technology, and effectively link international innovation resources with the needs of Nanjing and Jiangbei New District. To comprehensively improve the level of regional science and technology innovation and transformation efficiency, assist the Jiangbei New Area to build a modern industrial system led by scientific and technological innovation, and promote the cooperation in science and technology innovation to a new level.
The Cambridge University - Nanjing Centre of Technology and Innovation will adopt an innovative cooperation model, through the China Science and Technology Innovation and R&D Corporation established by the University in the New District, and carry out in-depth cooperation with the New District International Health City Company, supplemented by scientific and standardized project research management mechanism, fair and equitable Benefit sharing mechanism improves management efficiency.
The center will also establish a new innovative transformation mechanism, relying on the rich innovation experience and profound innovation foundation of Cambridge University and the leading innovation and transformation ability, based on the “4+2” leading industrial system of Jiangbei New District, combined with the new district industrial development and local enterprises. The demand for multi-disciplinary, multi-disciplinary and multi-directional innovation cooperation, cultivating a number of new R&D institutions, and guiding more innovative technology companies. In the future, the center will also establish in-depth cooperation with prestigious universities, research institutes and industry partners to drive the two-way integration between famous schools and localities.