The Guangzhou research institute of Xidian University (XDU) signs an agreement to be located in China-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City (CSGKC) in Huangpu district on Feb 28.
The Guangzhou research institute of Xidian University (XDU) has signed an agreement to be located in China-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City (CSGKC) in Guangzhou's Huangpu district on Feb 28.
XDU, headquartered in Shaanxi's Xi'an, is a national key university known for its electronic and information science education.
The cooperation between Huangpu district and XDU will push forward regional sustainable development in Huangpu, as well as make contributions to attract and cultivate high-caliber talents in CSGKC.
The institute is designed to be located in the knowledge center for the Maritime Silk Road, the core area of CSGKC. The center has clustered a number of high-end research and development institutions, being an important engine in the process of turning CSGKC into a core node for technological innovation on the Maritime Silk Road.
XDU will focus on the industrial needs in CSGKC and set up a batch of advantageous majors in its Guangzhou institute, covering areas like information and communication engineering, electronic science and technology, computer science and technology, cyberspace security, as well as electronic information.
Huangpu will offer more support for XDU in carrying out industry-university-research cooperation with the Fortune 500 companies and scientific research institutes both inside and outside of Guangdong province. Efforts will also be made to boost cooperation between XDU and the business area in forms like joint cultivation and scientific research projects.
Both XDU and Huangpu will bolster the transfer and transformation of scientific achievements in emerging industries spanning integrated circuits, the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing, software, the new generation of information technology and network security, artificial intelligence, biomedicine, new energy, as well as new materials.
The institute will start the new semester this autumn, and Huangpu will help XDU to set up more than three major scientific research platforms in Guangzhou.