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Beihang and AVIC Sign Collaborative Innovation Cooperation Agreement

Release time:July 23, 2020 / Feng Yueyue

On the morning of July 16, the signing ceremony of collaborative innovation cooperation by Aviation Industrial Corporation of China (AVIC) and Beihang University was held at the conference center of the AVIC headquarter.

Among attendees were Tan Ruisong, Chairman and Party Group Secretary of AVIC, Luo Ronghuai, General Manager and Deputy Party Group Secretary of AVIC, Hao Zhaoping, Deputy General Manager of AVIC, Cao Shumin, Secretary of the Party Committee of Beihang University, Xu Huibin, President and Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of Beihang and Zhao Gang, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of Beihang.

The ceremony

Tan Ruisong said that AVIC and Beihang are connected closely and have long been committed to the development of China’s aviation industry, forging a harmonious cooperation relationship with fruitful results. This signing was a result of mutual expectation and preparation between AVIC and Beihang. As China's aviation industry continues to advance in the new era, the two sides will embrace a broader cooperation prospect.

Tan Ruisong gave a speech

Tan Ruisong proposed four suggestions on in-depth cooperation. Firstly, learn from each other and leverage their own advantages to advance the building of innovative platforms, such as the National Laboratory for Aeronautics and Astronautics. Secondly, cultivate talents according to the needs of the aviation industry to enhance the momentum of university-industry cooperation and explore a university-industry cooperation mode in which university, industry and research are deeply integrated. Thirdly, work together to achieve synergy among strategic industries, highlight each other's advantages and greatly advance scientific and technological innovation and the breakthrough of key technologies. Finally, establish and improve a long-term mechanism for bilateral cooperation, and regularly review the cooperation process and pressing issues to consolidate the results of cooperation.

In her speech, Secretary Cao Shumin reviewed the achievements of cooperation between AVIC and Beihang, and expressed her congratulations to AVIC on its achievements in the development of aviation equipment in recent years. She pointed out that Beihang shares the same "red genes" as AVIC. Beihang has always attached great importance to its cooperation with AVIC, and both sides have a profound cooperation foundation. Over the past few years, Beihang and AVIC have achieved remarkable results in highlighting university-industry collaboration, industry-education integration and collaborative research into core technologies.

Cao Shumin delivered a speech

Secretary Cao hoped that the two sides could further integrate resources, innovate cooperation modes and have deeper and more extensive cooperation in the research on key technologies, application and transformation of technological achievements, the building of high-level technological innovation platform, academic exchanges and talent cultivation to build the aviation industry and the university into world-class ones and make contributions to China’s aviation industry. Beihang will continue to advance the professional development arrangement and strengthen the high-level talent cultivation.

The signing ceremony

At the meeting, Zhao Gang and Hao Zhaoping, on behalf of Beihang and AVIC respectively, signed the collaborative innovation cooperation agreement. Representatives of AVIC, including Tan Ruisong, Luo Ronghuai, Liu Jinghong and Li Yan and representatives of Beihang, including Cao Shumin, Xu Huibin, Wang Rongqiao and Zhang Yaotian witnessed the signing ceremony. The leaders of the two sides held in-depth talks and exchanged views on further strengthening cooperation. The two sides will deepen collaborative innovation based on current cooperation, strengthen cooperation by giving full play to their own advantages and characteristics and upgrade the level of cooperation in the future.

The group photo



Reported by Di Bailu and Wu Qiong

Reviewed by Li Jianwei

Edited by Di Bailu

Translated by Feng Yueyue