Lingang is in the fast lane with latest co-operative agreements
ELEVEN central enterprises, scientific research institutions and industry leaders signed contracts to start projects in Shanghai's Lingang new city yesterday.
Central enterprises are state-owned enterprises managed by the central government.
Significant projects cover many strategic emerging industries such as the new generation of information technology, high-end equipment manufacturing, new material, new energy, new energy vehicles and digital creation.
The projects will help the Pudong New Area build new economic momentum for quality development as well as implement its “four high strategy". These are high standard reform and opening-up, high quality development, high quality life and high caliber teams.
“The establishment of these projects in Lingang indicates Pudong’s innovative development and inputs new forces into Lingang, contributing to the development of the manufacturing industry and build-up of a world-class industrial cluster”, Chen Jie said, member of the standing committee of Pudong’s party committee and party secretary of Lingang Administration Committee.
In the new energy vehicle industry, leading central enterprises such as Aluminium Corporation of China and China Transport Telecommunication & Information Center and local industry leaders will co-operate in Lingang, helping Shanghai build a world-class industrial cluster for new energy vehicles.
In the gas turbine industry, the Institute of Engineering Thermophysics and Chinese Academy of Sciences will cooperate on high-power gas turbine experiment equipment. ENN Energy Holdings Limited will also collaborate to increase the efficiency of miniature gas turbines.
In the integrated circuit industry, institutions such as the Shanghai Industrial Technology Research Institute will set up a public service platform for photoelectricity technology, to better serve semi-conductor projects established in the Lingang Industrial Park.
Lingang will also cooperate with companies in fields such as energy planning and smart buildings to promote the transformation of the industrial park to a greener, smarter and more liveable industrial community.
Adhering to the development orientation of “representing national strategy, Shanghai’s advantages, and international competence”, Lingang focuses on introducing projects in key fields such as advanced equipment manufacturing and strategic emerging industries filling in a gap in national development.