The unveiling ceremony for Xuancheng Institute of Advanced Photovoltaic Technology and the strategic cooperation agreement signing ceremony between Xuancheng Municipal People's Government and SAP (China) were jointly held in Xuancheng Economic and Technological Development Zone on the morning of December 28. Mayor Kong Xiaohong was present and announced the formal establishment of Xuancheng Institute of Advanced Photovoltaic Technology.
At the unveiling ceremony, Kong Xiaohong presented letters of appointment of the technical committee of the institute to eight professors and experts. He also unveiled the institute together with Guo Tie, president of Xuancheng Institute of Advanced Photovoltaic Technology.
Chu Junhao, an academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Zhao Ying, president of the College of Electronic Information and Optical Engineering, Nankai University, respectively delivered congratulatory remarks via video.
Guo Tie, president of Xuancheng Institute of Advanced Photovoltaic Technology, Shen Wenzhong, director of the Solar Energy Research Institute of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and Zhou Jian, chairman of the board, Suzhou Maxwell Technologies Co Ltd, delivered speeches respectively at the ceremony, hoping that Xuancheng Institute of Advanced Photovoltaic Technology could take advantages of the three provinces and Shanghai when they implement their strategies to make the institute a provincial, a national and even a world-famous R&D platform for technological innovation.
During the event, Wang Pu, vice mayor of Xuancheng, and Zhang Bin, vice president of SAP (China), signed a strategic cooperation memorandum respectively on behalf of the government and on behalf of the company. According to the memorandum, both sides will give full play to their respective advantages, jointly promote the construction and operation of Xuancheng Industrial Internet Platform, accelerate the digital transformation and upgrading of local enterprises, improve the comprehensive competitiveness of enterprises, consolidate the foundation for relevant industry chains, and speed up enterprise incubating and growth.