Du Xiaogang led a team to visit the Shanghai International Import Expo and met with enterprises to discuss cooperation and witness project signings.
Let Wuxi go global and let the world know that Wuxi has made new contributions to accelerating the construction of a new development pattern.
On November 5, Du Xiaogang, Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee, led a team to visit the 6th China International Import Expo in Shanghai, where they met with companies to discuss cooperation and witnessed the signing of multiple projects. He emphasized that we must conscientiously study and implement the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important letter to the Sixth China International Import Expo, implement the requirements of Premier Li Qiang’s keynote speech, and adhere to the principles of openness, inclusiveness, universal benefit, balance, and sharing in accordance with the deployment requirements of the Provincial Party Committee and Provincial Government. Develop in a winning direction, let Wuxi go to the world, let the world understand Wuxi, deeply connect domestic and foreign enterprise resources and project talents, accelerate the creation of a new highland for opening up to the outside world, and make new contributions to accelerating the construction of a new development pattern. Vice Mayor Zhou Wendong and the main responsible comrades of Binhu District and Xinwu District participated in relevant activities.
The AstraZeneca exhibition area held a number of major signings on the first day of the CIIE, and projects such as Wuxi High-tech Zone-AstraZeneca New Factory Investment Cooperation and Wuxi Smart City Health Big Data Strategic Cooperation were officially launched. Du Xiaogang witnessed the signing together with AstraZeneca’s global CEO Su Boko, and together with Wang Lei, AstraZeneca’s global executive vice president, international business and president of China, unveiled the Wuxi International Life Sciences Innovation Park (Shanghai) Innovation Center. In recent years, AstraZeneca has completed the first China Smart Health Innovation Center and the first international life sciences innovation park in Wuxi, established the AstraZeneca CICC Medical Industry Fund, and built an industrial innovation ecosystem. The Wuxi International Life Sciences Innovation Park (Shanghai) Innovation Center unveiled this time will use AstraZeneca Shanghai i·Campus as the innovation park’s investment window in Shanghai to attract more high-quality innovative companies to Wuxi. At the scene, a number of innovative enterprises in the biopharmaceutical industry, including AiShiyi Medical, Anxuyuan Medical, Yuanbojiang, and Yituo Pharmaceuticals, signed contracts to settle in Wuxi International Life Science Innovation Park. Wuxi i·Campus Fund, jointly launched by AstraZeneca, Wuxi Industrial Development Group and Wuxi High-tech Zone, signed a contract with Beijing Shennapsi Artificial Intelligence Technology Co., Ltd. to make equity investment in it to help it develop medical-grade wearable intelligent hardware Research and development of products and deep learning algorithms.
Pfizer’s pharmaceutical exhibition area is one of the largest exhibition areas in the pharmaceutical exhibition hall. Du Xiaogang carefully inspected the company’s products for the first time in the world and China this year, and witnessed the project signing together with Ren Yu, Vice President of Strategy and Business Development of Pfizer Global Biopharmaceutical Commercial Group China. At this CIIE, Binhu District signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Pfizer Pharmaceuticals (Wuxi) Co., Ltd. to strengthen cooperation in promoting the construction of “Healthy China” and other fields.
Arriving at the PwC exhibition area, Du Xiaogang and Huang Jia, PwC China’s managing partner, witnessed the signing of PwC’s “Innovation Empowerment Center” in Wuxi High-tech Zone. PwC’s “Innovation Empowerment Center” will focus on the “6+2+X” industrial system of Wuxi High-tech Zone, introduce all-round services and customer resources to local incubated enterprises, create an open park innovation ecosystem, and realize the industrial chain Upstream and downstream large and medium-sized enterprises communicate and exchange, and various ecological elements exchange and exchange, to promote coordinated development and sustainable development.
At the GE Healthcare exhibition area, Du Xiaogang communicated with Zhang Yihao, President and CEO of GE Healthcare (China) Co., Ltd., to learn more about the performance advantages of advanced medical equipment such as the flagship professional obstetrics and gynecology ultrasound diagnostic system, ultra-lightweight and high-performance handheld ultrasound, and watched simulations Diagnosis and treatment. He was very happy to learn that a number of advanced equipment would be put into use in Wuxi soon. He hoped that GE Healthcare would further increase its investment in Wuxi, develop more new technologies, and manufacture more new equipment to better benefit patients across the country and even the world.
It is reported that a total of 1,153 companies and 4,052 people in Wuxi have signed up to participate in the CIIE this year, covering all industries in six categories: food and agricultural products, automobiles, technical equipment, consumer goods, medical equipment and medicine and health care, and service trade. During the CIIE, various sectors in the city will also use this important platform for international open cooperation to hold a series of activities involving international cooperation, import procurement, investment promotion, consumption promotion, etc., to further expand the “circle of friends” and expand the capacity of “shopping” “Car” fully presents the Wuxi concept and Wuxi elements, and displays the image of an open city. (Hui Xiaojing)