City Party chief welcomes Nobel Prize laureate's cooperation with local university

Shanghai Party Secretary Li Qiang met Michael Levitt, Nobel Prize laureate in Chemistry in 2013, and his delegation on Tuesday.


Shanghai Party Secretary Li Qiang met Michael Levitt, Nobel Prize laureate in Chemistry in 2013, and his delegation on Tuesday.

Li said talents are the city’s most valuable assets in building itself into an international economic, financial, trade and shipping center and also a technology and innovation center. The city needs more high-end talents to carry out more extensive international cooperation and it will keep improving its business and innovation environment and providing best services and preferential policies for professionals working in the city.

Brain science and artificial intelligence are two of the 13 major scientific fields in the city’s plan for building itself into a technology and innovation center. Li hoped the cooperation between Professor Levitt and Fudan University will produce fruitful results.

Levitt said Shanghai is an energetic and charming city with a lot of advantages in building itself into a technology and innovation center. He was impressed by the city’s vibrate development and firm determination and he’s willing to work with Fudan University to help achieving the city’s goal and bring in an international technological innovation perspective.

Zhuge Yujie, secretary-general of the CPC Shanghai Committee, Jiao Yang, Party secretary of Fudan University and Xu Ningsheng, president of Fudan University, also attended the meeting.


Shanghai Party Secretary Li Qiang meets Michael Levitt, Nobel Prize laureate in Chemistry in 2013.



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