The first China (Zibo) New Materials Industry International Expo and the 19th China (Zibo) New Materials Technology Forum kicked off on October 16 at Zibo Convention and Exhibition, E China’s Shandong province. 20 major scientific and technological cooperation projects were signed at the site.
First held in 2002, Zibo New Materials Technology Forum has become one of the most important high-end scientific and technological forums in China. This year, 34 academicians, 42 experts of key state talent project and more than 200 experts and professors from 97 universities participated in the forum, the number and level of participants reaching a record high.
Compared with previous years, the Forum this year was held to coincide with the first China (Zibo) New materials Industry International Expo. The forum integrated the resources of universities and institutes, enterprises, capital and think tanks as a whole to build a new platform for the exchange, cooperation, innovation and development of the city’s new material industry.
Relying on the high-end platforms, Zibo will combine various high-quality elements of the new material industry at home and abroad; adhering to the concept of "marketization", Zibo tries to explore a new way in the transition from the old growth drivers to the new ones, and forge Zibo as a famous city of new materials.
After the opening ceremony, the exhibition hall of the first China (Zibo) New Materials Industry International Expo was officially opened. With an exhibition area of more than 30,000 square meters, the expo attracted 217 enterprises, including Huawei, Foxconn, BYD and other leading enterprises.