On August 4th , 2019, the New Silicon Valley Offshore Development Center(Launching Pad) was delighted to host high-profile visitors —— a delegation from Hebei Provincial Government for cooperation and innovation exchange. Two years ago, the former California Governor Jerry Brown negotiated with Xu Qin, the governor of Hebei Province about the preparation of this event. Thanks to coordination and arrangement of Dr. Dai Fan, a senior advisor on China Affairs of former California Governor, this activity took place successfully on August 4th , 2019. The New Silicon Valley Offshore Development Center was designated by California state government and the California Energy Commission as the sole executive of California-China Cooperation Innovation Park for Clean Energy and hosted this collaborative innovation exchange.
The delegation was given a warm hospitality by Dr. Dai Fan, the executive dean of California-China Climate Policy Institute of UC Berkeley, Dr. Cindy Cui, chairman of VLP Global Innovation Center and New Silicon Valley Offshore Development Center, Mr.Xu Jian, chairman of Olym Builder Investment Co., Inc. (OBI), Mr. Newell Arnerich, senior consultant and mayor of Danville, California , Mr.Bill Belhumeur, the operational director of The Vault (a famous incubator) in San Francisco, Dr. Wang Tao, Climateworks, Dr. Hou Jing, California-China Climate Policy Institute, Ms.Li Hui, CEO of IICEER((International Institute for Chinese Education-Enhancement Research), Mr. Wei Chen, CEO of California Prime Food and Beverage Co., Ltd., etc.
The delegation consists of government leaders and entrepreneurs of Hebei Province. Government representatives include Mr. Ye Changqing, Deputy Director-general of Hebei Foreign Affairs Office, Mr. Sun Maozhang, Director of American and Oceanian Affairs Division, Hebei Foreign Affairs Office, Mr. Bai Jing, Director of the Development and Reform Commission, Zhangjiakou City, Mr. Liu Rong, Deputy Director of Development Zone of High and New Technology Industries, Qinhuangdao City, Ms. Ding Feiyan, Director of Science and Technology Bureau, Shijiazhuang National-level Development Zone of High and New Technology Industries and Mr. Liu Tao, Interpreter, Hebei Foreign Affairs Office. Entrepreneurs include Mr. Wang Xun, Deputy general manager of Sinohytec Power Technology Co., Ltd., Mr. Hua Liu, Vice President of Green Giant Energy Co., Ltd., Ms. Xie Hailing, Chairman of Hebei Zhida Photoelectric Technology Co., Ltd., Mr. Wu Shengli, General manager of Hebei Sizhuo New Energy Technology Co., Ltd. and Mr. Zhang Xiaobin, Chairman of Shijiazhuang Baker Sealing Technology Co., Ltd.
Guests were watching a promoting video of VLP Global Innovation Center
Initially, Dr. Cindy Cui, chairman of VLP Global Innovation Center and New Silicon Valley Offshore Development Center, extended her warm welcome to the delegation and introduced background, business development and future prospects of VLP International Innovation Center. VLP Global Innovation Center is co-founded by Launching Pad and The Vault, the number one incubator and accelerator in San Francisco and one of the top ten in the United States. VLP Global Innovation Center has successfully built an expanding incubator and acceleration platform. With an objective for successful new ideas and entrepreneurship, VLP possess cutting-edge technologies, innovative talents, an ecosystem of service networks, and a globally sustainable shared platform.
Dr.Cindy Cui made a speech
On behalf of Hebei Provincial Government, Mr. Ye Changqing, Deputy Director-general of Hebei Foreign Affairs Office expressed his appreciation to warm hospitalities and elaborate high-level activities of VLP Global Innovation Center, expecting that Hebei province will collaborate with VLP Global Innovation Center closely in the future, to provide a China-US cooperation platform for entrepreneurs, investors and innovative talents of Hebei Province. Consequently, we can realize mutual development, progress and win-win situation!
Director Ye Changqing addressed
Subsequently, Dr. Dai Fan, the executive dean of California-China Climate Policy Institute of UC Berkeley , gave a speech. She was very pleased to see that the New Silicon Valley Offshore Development Center was designated by California state government and the California Energy Commission as the sole executive of California-China Cooperation Innovation Park for Clean Energy two years ago and it acquired fruitful goals in terms of innovation cooperation within a few years. She had high regard for the achievement of Launching Pad and expected that this event was able to accelerate the settlement of VLP Global Innovation Center in Hebei Province so as to strengthen the cooperation and communication between Hebei and California.
Dr. Dai Fan addressed
Mr. Newell Arnerich, mayor of danville, California, delivered a speech as well, introducing the innovation plan and development direction of San Francisco Bay Area. He had high expectation on the further innovation cooperation between Hebei Province and Launching Pad.
Mayor Newell Arnerich addressed
The delegation visited Launcing Pad
In virtue of International innovation forum, project roadshow, investment, talent introduction, acceleration of offshore incubation, and establishment of sister cities, Launching Pad will strengthen its collaboration with Hebei Province in its branch of Baoding. A brand new innovation cooperation model at privincal levels will be developed!
After the innovation seminar, all the distinguished guests attended a business party held at Clos De Mayo Vineyard wholly owned by Launching Pad. We gathered together to seek cooperation and development.