The Zhejiang University-Haining Municipal Government Strategic Cooperation Meeting for the International Collaborative Education Model was held in Haining City on June 12th, 2022.The two sides pledged to join hands to further advance the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta, and work together to open up a new chapter in the ZJU-Haining cooperation.
Professor REN Shaobo, Secretary of the Communist Party Committee of Zhejiang University, Professor WU Zhaohui, President of Zhejiang University and Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, ZHANG Bing, Secretary of CPC Jiaxing Municipal Committee, QI Li, Member of the Standing Committee of CPC Jiaxing Municipal Committee and Vice Mayor of Jiaxing city, and CAO Guoliang, Secretary of CPC Haining Municipal Committee, were present at the meeting and witnessed the agreement signing. XU Honglian, Deputy Secretary of CPC Haining Municipal Committee and Mayor of Haining city chaired the meeting.
JIANG Juanfen, Deputy Secretary and Head of Commission for Political and Legal Affairs of CPC Haining Municipal Committee, and Professor HE Lianzhen, Member of the Standing Committee of CPC ZJU Committee, Vice President of ZJU, respectively made presentations on the work progresses achieved since 2017. Professor HE Lianzhen and YAN Jiayou, Member of the Standing Committee of CPC Haining Municipal Committee and Executive Vice Mayor of Haining city, signed the Strategic Cooperation Agreement between Haining Municipal People’s Government and Zhejiang University on Advancing the Construction of the International Collaborative Education Model. Professor WANG Lizhong, Member of the Standing Committee of CPC ZJU Committee and ZJU Vice President, Professor ZHOU Tianhua, ZJU Vice President, Professor XU Shilang, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, XU Jinqiang, Secretary of the CPC Committee and Board Chair of ZJU Holding Group, Professor CHEN Qianming, Secretary of the CPC Committee of the Affiliated Stemmatological Hospital of ZJU School of Medicine, respectively signed cooperation agreements with LYU Zhongfei, XU Honghua, and WANG Yiming, leaders of Haining city.
Professor REN Shaobo, on behalf of ZJU, expressed his gratitude to Jiaxing and Haining for their long-term guidance, support, and assistance for ZJU. He stated that the signing of the relevant strategic cooperation agreements fully demonstrated the determination, commitment, and dynamism of both Jiaxing and Haining in advancing the construction of the international collaborative education model. It is through the joint efforts from both sides and the support from all involved that has become integral to the International Campus to maintain the increasing development momentum, thus laying a solid foundation for to create a better future.
Professor REN further stated that as a next step, ZJU would be driven by the construction of the international collaborative education model adhering to the principle of “Seeking Development by Serving the Society and Pursuing Glory by Contributing to The Society” and strive to enhance the quality and the level of Zhejiang University - Haining Municipal Government Strategic Cooperation by accelerating talent aggregation, strengthening talent cultivation, and promoting talent exchanges, ZJU would focus more on educating and cultivating talents to build the international collaborative education model by integrating the strengths of disciplines focusing on critical technological breakthroughs and building a unique platform for scientific and technological innovation. ZJU would be led by innovation to build a high-level scientific and technological innovation model by constructing a new ecosystem that completes new tasks and building new bases. ZJU would promote research to build a model for the university-industry joint development by promoting the integration of strategic vision, development space and education culture. ZJU would integrate its cultural heritage to build a model for university-city development integration.
Professor WU Zhaohui, on behalf of ZJU, congratulated the two sides on achieving remarkable results through cooperation. He stated that Haining has remained ZJU’s key regional partner for comprehensive cooperation and social service. At the new historical starting point, the deepening strategic cooperation between the two sides is reflected by the aspirations of both sides for seeking future high-quality development and the strategic meanings at a deeper level.
Regarding the construction of the international collaborative education model, Professor WU highlighted the need to strengthen the top-level design and build a brand for the model. It is necessary to not only further raise the targets to aim at the top level, but further converge resources to build strong systems, promote strategic collaboration to construct stronger platform clusters, work together to forge a strategic scientific and technological force, and strengthen the synergy of technological innovation, industrial innovation, and social innovation. Professor WU further stated the importance of building advanced talent strategy by not only recruiting high-level talents, but independently cultivating talents. He expressed the hope that the two sides would join hands and cultivate their respective strengths, clearly define key tasks, and keep producing high-quality cooperation results, thus contributing more to making Zhejiang a pioneering province in realizing socialist modernization that promotes the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta, and achieving the country’s second centenary goal.
ZHANG Bing, on behalf of CPC Jiaxing Municipal Committee and Jiaxing Municipal People’s Government, expressed hearty thanks to ZJU for supporting Jiaxing’s development, and extended congratulations to ZJU and Haining on signing the cooperation agreements. He stated that since the comprehensive strategic cooperation agreement was signed, the two sides had been accelerating and expanding their cooperation, increasing exchanges, and reaping tremendous results. This time ZJU and Haining signed a series of agreements to comprehensively strengthen the construction of the international collaborative education model. This added new contents and injected new impetus to the deepening cooperation between ZJU and Jiaxing. He promised that Jiaxing would fully support the construction of the model and hoped that the two sides would cooperate in major research projects deepening cooperation in key areas and strengthen in the development of key industries while vigorously carrying the “Red Boat Spirit” and the “Seeking Truth Spirit”.
During the meeting, the working groups made updates on the work progresses achieved since 2017. Professor HUANG Xianhai, ZJU Vice President, AO Kaoquan, Vice Chair of the Standing Committee of Jiaxing Municipal People’s Congress, and Secretary-General of CPC Jiaxing Municipal Committee were also present at the meeting and witnessed the signing of the agreements. Leaders of Jiaxing city and Haining city, and head of the relevant ZJU departments also attended the meeting.
Source: ZJU Newsroom
Editing in charge: LI Yinan