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Beihang Signs a Strategic Cooperation Agreement with Norinco Group
Release time:September 19, 2022 / Wen Li

On Septemper 16, Beihang University and China North Industries Group Corporation Limited (hereinafter referred to as Norinco Group) held a strategic cooperation agreement signing ceremony. Among the attendees were Liu Shiquan, Chairman of the Board and Secretary of the Party Leadership Group of Norinco Group, Zhang Hua, Chief Accountant and a member of the Party Leadership Group, Zhi Yulin, Assistant General Manager and a member of the Party Leadership Group, and Beihang Party Committee Secretary Zhao Changlu, President Wang Yunpeng, Vice Secretary of the Party Committee and Discipline Inspection Commission Secretary He Xinzhou, Vice Presidents Tao Zhi and Lyu Weifeng, and also Wang Zili, an academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering. The ceremony was hosted by Wang Yunpeng.

In his speech, Zhao Changlu gave an overall introduction to Beihang University from the aspects of its history, discipline layout, talent cultivation and scientific research and innovation, and extended his gratitude for the long-term care and support that Norinco Group has provided for the university. He noted that Beihang University and Norinco Group have a good basis for cooperation and this strategic cooperation is an important measure for the university to match the national strategy, give play to discipline advantages and expand its services. Beihang will precisely meet the development needs of the Group, formulate systematic plans, deepen Industry-University-Research collaboration, and jointly promote equipment and technology innovation.

President Wang Yunpeng extended a warm welcome to the delegation of Norinco Group. He said that this agreement signifies a critical move to spur scientific and technological innovation, explore a new model to improve Industry-University-Research collaboration, achieve high level science and technology self-reliance, and build a first-class company and a world-class university. On the basis of solid cooperation, the two sides will make contribution to national scientific and technological strengths and gain new development with win-win achievements.

Liu Shiquan thanked Beihang for its long-term support. He stated that Beihang has always been aiming at national major strategic needs and has made great achievements in fields including aeronautics and astronautics and information technology, making huge contributions to the country's development. He hoped that the two sides will take this signing as an opportunity to further strengthen cooperation and exchange, jointly tackle with bottleneck problems in key areas, enhance basic frontier research, and actively promote the transfer and transformation of scientific and technological achievements, making more contributions in achieving self-reliance in high-level science and technology.

Assistant General Manager of Norinco Group Zhi Yulin and Vice President of Beihang University Tao Zhi signed the strategic agreement on behalf of the two sides.

Before the signing ceremony, the delegation of Norinco Group visited the Center for Micro-Nano Innovation, the Institute of Unmanned System and the Reliability Engineering Institute at Beihang University.

Reported by Wang Qing

Photographed by Di Bailu

Reviewed by Li Jianwei

Edited by Jia Aiping

Translated by Wen Li

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