On May 18, 2020 China • Langfang International Economic and Trade Fair (online) co-sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce and the Hebei Provincial People’s Government is inaugurated in Langfang. As one of the eight thematic matchmaking seminars of the "5·18" Economic and Trade Fair, the 2nd Matchmaking for Commercialization of International Innovative Technologies was held in the Langfang Runze Big Data Application Exhibition Center online. Hosted by the Hebei Provincial Development and Reform Commission, and undertaken by the Hebei Silicon Valley Innovation Center and the Canada-China Business Innovation Alliance, the matchmaking seminar is the first online national-level and International Innovation and technology achievements transformation and promotion matchmaking seminar in China since the outbreak of the COVID-19 epidemic, with nearly 10000 people watching online.
Invited by the Hebei Provincial Government, Launching Pad New Silicon Valley Offshore Development Center attended the opening ceremony in San Francisco Silicon Valley through video connection. Dr. Cindy Cui, chairman of Launching Pad, delivered a speech at the meeting.
On behalf of Launching Pad, Dr. Cindy Cui congratulated the opening of the Economic and Trade Fair and briefly reviewed the cooperation and exchange process with cities in Hebei Province. Since the establishment of the Baoding Overseas Talents Innovation and Entrepreneurship Base in Launching Pad in 2018, Launching Pad has conducted in-depth exchanges and cooperation discussions with the leaders of Shijiazhuang City, Baoding City, Zhangjiakou City, Xiong'an New District and other cities in Hebei Province, and signed the cooperation framework of innovation projects with Zhangjiakou for 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
The outbreak of the epidemic has made the situation of international exchanges become even more severe, and Sino-US exchanges and cooperation have been greatly affected. As a bridge for cooperation between China and the U.S., Launching Pad will continue to strengthen cooperation with Hebei Province to jointly build an international industrial demonstration park with artificial intelligence, high-end intelligent manufacturing, clean energy, culture, education, sports as its core, to create an international ecological environment of scientific and technological innovation in Hebei Province!
The openinging ceremony of the third Silicon Valley Star Entrepreneurship and Innovation Competition was held after the matchmaking seminar. Qiao Xiaolin, the second-level inspector of Hebei Development and Reform Commission, presided over the ceremony. Hao Jiecheng, Deputy Secretary General of Hebei provincial government, and Zhang Tao, Mayor of Dingzhou Municipal Government, attended and delivered speeches. Ms. Gao Xiang, President of Hebei Chamber Of Commerce in California USA, Ms. Zhang Jie, Chairman of Canada-China Business Innovation Alliance, and Dr. Cindy Cui, chairman of Launching Pad, delivered speeches at the meeting through video connection.
Dr. Cindy Cui said that the Hebei Chamber Of Commerce in California and the Hebei Silicon Valley Innovation Center led by President Gao Xiang, have also made great contributions to the international innovation and development of Hebei Province. Both sides will jointly integrate high-end resources, strengthen international innovation cooperation with Hebei Province through international innovation forum, project roadshow matchmaking, investment and development, talent introduction, scientific and technological achievements transformation, offshore incubation acceleration, and establishment of friendly states, provinces and cities, etc. .