On June 10, 2020, the opening ceremony of the Ningbo CEEC Innovation Center was held in the CEEC Industrial Cooperation Park.
Responding to the guiding spirit of the Dubrovnik Guidelines for Cooperation between China and Central and Eastern European Countries in the field of scientific and technological innovation and implementing the Overall Plan on the Construction of China-CEEC Economic and Trade Cooperation Demonstration Zone issued by the Ningbo Municipal Party Committee and the municipal government, on “accelerating the pilot cooperation projects of overseas incubators, technological enclaves and other R&D and innovation centers, and introducing and transforming foreign high-quality innovative resources”, the Ningbo CEEC Innovation Center gives full play to the leading role of the CEEC Industrial Cooperation Park to fully connect with the technologies, talents and industries of CEE countries and to promote the settlement of high-quality CEEC projects in the Park.
At the same time, the Ningbo CEEC Innovation Center will also set out to build a China-CEEC (Ningbo) Innovation Center, with CEE as the core, linking the whole Europe. It will be an international comprehensive entrepreneurial service platform and offshore incubation center with the functions of talent introduction, entrepreneurship incubation, cultivation services, technology and industry transfer, landing support, etc. By 2025, the Center will be built into an offshore incubator with domestic and international influence.
In the afternoon, three CEEC high-tech industrialization projects introduced by Ningbo CEEC Innovation Center signed a landing framework agreement with the CEEC Industrial Cooperation Park. R&D bases and industrial development business will be set up in the park for the fully integrated industrialization project of in-wheel motors, the ultra-light reusable smart paper pallet project, and the Tusai Krypton supercar project from Slovenia The three projects are highly matched with the leading industries of the Park, and will play an important role in extending the industrial chain and innovation chain.
“The Ningbo CEEC Innovation Center will set up a global roadshow center, project incubation and exhibition center in the CEEC Industrial Cooperation Park, as well as an innovation center in Budapest, Hungary, to fully carry out overseas offshore incubation and technology transfer, especially in the fields of automobile manufacturing, biomedicine, etc.” said Zhang Mingming, head of the Ningbo CEEC Innovation Center.
Jin Hui, chairman of Zhejiang Saichuang Weilai Venture Capital Investment Management Co., Ltd, stated that, as a market-oriented operator of the Ningbo CEEC Innovation Center, the company will take the opportunity to integrate existing international resources and provide in-depth services to the international industrial cooperation and development in the CEEC Industrial Cooperation Park and promote bilateral investment and exchanges of scientific and technological talents, accelerating the implementation of the “G10 Internationalization Strategy” and realizing the the source recruitment and accurate talent introduction with the offshore incubation concept of “overseas incubation, offshore cultivation, domestic registration, and domestic service”.