The opening ceremony of the 2023 Hong Kong & Macau-Zhejiang Week cum Zhejiang & Hong Kong Cooperation Theme Forum were held in Hong Kong on June 26. Mr. Lee Ka-chao, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, and Mr. Yi Lianhong, Secretary of the Zhejiang Provincial Party Committee, participated in this event. Both sides signed a cooperation agreement on joint promotion of high-quality development and also signed a number of contracts of cooperation projects at the venue, involving high-end manufacturing, information and education technology, and other fields.
In the project signing ceremony, Mr. Teng Jin-guang, president of HK PolyU, and Mr. Yu Zhi-hong, secretary of the Party Committee and Chairman of Zhejiang Transportation Group Co., Ltd., signed a scientific research cooperation agreement. This agreement mainly covers the joint research and development of new rail transit intelligent operation and maintenance products, and the digital and intelligent construction of "Railway Hospital". Besides, Mr. Zhao Ru-hung, vice president of HK PolyU, and Shen Jian-li, deputy head of the People's Government of Gongshu District, Hangzhou, signed a framework agreement for the Hangzhou Institute of Technological Innovation project, aiming to launch in-depth and effective industry-university-research cooperation.
The CNERC-Rail, as the main force of the PolyU's rail transit research team, will work with Zhejiang Transportation Investment Group Co., Ltd. on research and development of new products and new technologies, global promotion of innovative achievements, talent training and scientific research collaboration, etc. In parallel, CNERC-Rail will also participate in the establishment and development of the "Rail Transit Smart Center", being one of the three scientific research centers of the Hangzhou Research Institute. Professor Ni Yiqing, Director of CNERC-Rail, and Dr. Wang Youwu attended the signing ceremony.