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THTI Chairman Dong Jun Attends the Opening of Tsinghua University’s Experimental Platforms in Tianjin

Time:2018-09-28 13:52    Publisher:tiholding

On September 28, the Institute for Electronics and Information Technology in Tianjin, Tsinghua University (IEIT) launched its experimental platforms in the Science and Technology Park of Tianjin Eco-City. Huang Yidong, the Head of the Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University and IEIT Director presided over the event. The attendees also included Zhang Yuzhuo, CPC Secretary of Tianjin Binhai New Area Committee and member of the Standing Committee of Tianjin Committee of the CPC, Wang Xiqin, Vice President of Tsinghua University, and Dong Jun, THTI Chairman.

▲THTI Chairman Dong Jun (4th from left) attends the event.

At the event, Tsinghua University started the operation of three experimental platforms, i.e. the high-end optoelectronic chip innovation center, the comprehensive electronic detection center and the artificial intelligence & big data center. Leaders from the government and university spoke highly of and put forward sincere expectations for the platforms. The CPC Secretary Zhang Yuzhuo of Tianjin Binhai New Area Committee pointed out that IEIT’s focus on high-end technology and high efficiency is in line with Tianjin Binhai New Area’s commitment to development, especially Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City’s commitment to pursuing industry upgrading and high-end industry. He added that the government of Tianjin Binhai New Area and the management committee of Tianjin Eco-City will provide full support and best services for the development of the three centers. Vice President Wang Xiqin of Tsinghua University expressed the hope that IEIT will build on the past achievements to improve weak lines, focus on priorities, make new progress, strengthen cooperation and opening-up, and promote the development of other colleges and sectors. He also expressed the hope for the experimental platforms to further open up to the country and beyond, and continue to foster talents and bear fruits to score more achievements going forward.

At the IEIT internal work meeting chaired by Vice President Wang Xiqin of Tsinghua University after the event, THTI Chairman Dong Jun delivered a speech. He said that IEIT’s Tsinghua University science park in Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City will soon be opened. He added that THTI, as the operation and management service provider, will do its utmost to contribute to the transformation of IEIT’s achievements, share resources, serve enterprises, and join hands with IEIT to realize the ambitious blueprint of the Tsinghua University science park.

▲IEIT’s internal work meeting

Since its establishment in the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City of Tianjin Binhai New Area in 2015, IEIT has been committed to promoting the engineering application and industrialization of Tsinghua University’s high-end achievements in the field of electronic information and contributing to the development of the electronic information industry in Tianjin Binhai New Area. In addition to being conducive to the transformation of scientific achievements, the opening of the three platforms will also enhance the international competitiveness and influence of IEIT and Tianjin Binhai New Area in the field of electronic information. It represents another example of Tsinghua University working with Tianjin Binhai New Area to respond to the national strategy of innovation-driven development, adhere to the path of industry-college-institute cooperation and achieve in-depth integration with real economy. It is also of high importance to implementing the key national strategy of pursuing the coordinated development of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei Province.

Since its inception, THTI, relying on its abundant experience in innovation and entrepreneurship services and a variety of incubation bases, has leveraged its strengths in the field of industry-college-institute cooperation to promote the industrialization of innovation achievements and help the region to enhance its social innovation capability. Against the backdrop of the strategy of pursuing the coordinated development of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei Province, TIPark (Tianjin) has established partnerships with industry clusters featuring the industry-college-institute integration of Tsinghua University, including the High-end Equipment Institute in Tianjin, Tsinghua University and IEIT Innovation R&D Center. Going forward, THTI will continue to establish high-quality platforms to promote the industrialization of Tsinghua University’s achievements around the country, and step up the cultivation of technical professionals and innovative businesses.