On September 21, the 8th China (Mianyang) Science and Technology City International Science and Technology Expo with the theme of "Science and Technology Innovation · Open and Cooperation" opened in Mianyang. This is the first national major event held this year in our province since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pneumonia. Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress Wu Weihua attended the opening ceremony and announced the opening. Provincial Party Secretary Peng Qinghua, Secretary-General of the Ministry of Science and Technology Miao Shaobo, and Finnish Ambassador to China Su Hailan delivered speeches. Provincial Party Secretary and Governor Yin Li presided over the opening ceremony.
Accompanied by a short and wonderful technology show, the opening ceremony kicked off. In his speech, Peng Qinghua first, on behalf of the provincial party committee and government, welcomed the leaders and all guests participating in online and offline activities, and expressed gratitude to friends from all walks of life who have cared and supported the development of Sichuan for a long time. He said that the world today is undergoing major changes unseen in a century. The new round of technological revolution and industrial transformation is accelerating, especially the novel coronavirus pneumonia has caused profound changes in the world political and economic landscape, but economic globalization and technological internationalization are unstoppable. Historical trend. In the face of the complex world trends, General Secretary Xi Jinping took a long-term view, reviewed the current situation, and made the strategic deployment of "accelerating the formation of a new development pattern with domestic and international cycles as the main body and mutual promotion of domestic and international dual cycles". He pointed out that scientific and technological innovation should generate new development momentum. The major issues related to the overall development of our country are also the key to the formation of a large domestic cycle; it emphasizes the need to strengthen international scientific and technological cooperation, actively integrate into the global innovation network, and enhance its own scientific and technological innovation capabilities in open cooperation. These major deployments and directives fully demonstrate China's confidence and confidence in coping with risks and challenges, demonstrate China's wisdom and responsibility in promoting world economic development, and provide direction guidance and fundamental follow for us to promote the development of scientific and technological innovation and deepen exchanges and cooperation.
Peng Qinghua pointed out that Sichuan is known as a country of abundance, and since ancient times it has the innovative gene to be the first. From the construction of the Dujiangyan water conservancy project by Li Bing and his sons in the pre-Qin Dynasty, the creation of the Taichu calendar by Luo Xiahong in the Western Han Dynasty, the compilation of "Nine Chapters of the Book of Numbers" by Qin Jiushao in the Southern Song Dynasty, to the "two bombs and one satellite" after the founding of New China, in recent years the "Hualong One" nuclear power equipment, 50,000 “heavy instruments of the country” such as kilowatt heavy-duty gas turbines and million-kilowatt hydro-generator units have been born in Sichuan, marking a distinctive “Sichuan mark” in the history of science and technology development in China and the world. Entering the new era, Sichuan is advancing firmly in the direction guided by General Secretary Xi Jinping. National innovation-driven development has achieved positive results in the construction of a pioneering province. Scientific and technological innovation has strongly promoted economic and social development and has become the main engine and source of Sichuan's high-quality development. Taking a new journey, the Party Central Committee attaches great importance to and places high hopes on Sichuan's innovative development. At the beginning of this year, General Secretary Xi Jinping presided over the sixth meeting of the Central Committee of Finance and Economics and delivered an important speech. He clearly raised the promotion of the construction of the Chengdu-Chongqing double-city economic circle to a national strategy and established a national strategy for building a technological innovation center with national influence. This is a major historical opportunity for Sichuan's innovation and development, and it also provides a broad stage for innovative talents at home and abroad to show their skills in Sichuan University. We are willing to work with you to build a science city in western China, expand the “one city and multiple parks” model of Mianyang Science and Technology City, Chengdu Science City, etc., and create a source of technological innovation, an industrial innovation application field, and an open innovation demonstration zone; and jointly promote military-civilian science and technology collaboration Innovate, strengthen joint research in frontier fields of science and technology, and participate deeply in the construction of military-civilian integration high-tech industrial bases such as nuclear energy and technology applications, aviation, and aerospace; jointly build a modern industrial system, and jointly build a batch of 5G, data centers and other "new infrastructure" facilities and digitalization. The factory uses technological innovation to empower the industry and improve the quality of development; jointly cultivate innovation and entrepreneurial entities, attract more resource elements and the "most powerful brain" to join the Sichuan Innovation Matrix, and create an integrated innovation that closely integrates technology, education, industry, and finance system. We will continue to create a good market environment, legal environment, government affairs environment and living environment to cultivate fertile ground for the growth of innovative enterprises.
In his speech, Miao Shaobo expressed congratulations on the success of the conference on behalf of the members of the coordination group of the Ministry of Science and Technology and the organizers. He said that Mianyang is the only science and technology city in my country approved by the Party Central Committee and the State Council. It shoulders the important mission of exploring paths, summing up experience, and leading demonstrations for implementing innovation-driven development strategies and building an innovative country. Innovative methods and methods of this year's Science Fair, using modern network new technologies, combining online and offline, will host high-tech products, technology cloud exhibitions and high-end forums on technological innovation. This expo will definitely present a high-standard, high-quality, multi-element international science and technology expo feast for everyone.
In his speech, Su Hailan spoke highly of the effectiveness of Sichuan's epidemic prevention and control. He said that the successful holding of the China Science and Technology Expo proved that China's economy is currently accelerating its recovery, and it has also established an important platform for the business communities of Finland and China to deepen cooperation. Global innovation cooperation is not a zero-sum game. Finland attaches great importance to establishing long-term friendly relations with China and its provinces (regions, municipalities) around technological innovation. We are willing to take this expo as an opportunity to promote mutual benefit and win-win results in the fields of smart manufacturing, advanced medicine, and smart energy.
Subsequently, Wu Weihua announced the opening of the 8th China (Mianyang) Science and Technology City International Science and Technology Expo.
China Federation of Overseas Chinese Advisors Wang Yongle, Vice President of the Academy of Military Sciences Pi Mingyong, Chief Engineer of China Aerodynamics Research and Development Center Liu Gang, Vice Chairman of China Association for Science and Technology Li Hua, Academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering Li Lanjuan and Ouyang Xiaoping, Provincial Leaders Wang Yihong, Huang Xinchu, and Li Gang , Chen Fang, guest representatives from relevant ministries and commissions of the state, relevant departments of the Military Commission, and some provinces, cities, universities, scientific research institutes, international organizations, and well-known domestic and foreign enterprises, South Korea, Austria, Poland, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Pakistan, Czech Republic, Representatives from the consulates of Uruguay, France, Italy, Australia, Hungary, and Japan in Chengdu, Chongqing, Kunming attended the opening ceremony.
Municipal Party Secretary Liu Chao, Municipal Party Committee Deputy Secretary and Mayor Yuan Fang, Municipal People’s Congress Standing Committee Director Fu Kang, CPPCC Chairman Li Yalian, Municipal Party Committee Deputy Secretary Liu Guangqiang, Xu Jincheng and other city leaders attended the opening ceremony.