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Shanghai hosts 22nd China International Industry Fair

  • Published: Sep 23, 2020
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Co-organized by the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), the 22nd China International Industry Fair (CIIF) opened in Shanghai on September 15, 2020, with the theme of “Intelligence and Interconnection-Empowering the New Development of the Industry”.


Li Xiaohong, President of the CAE, Gong Zheng, Mayor of Shanghai, and Xin Guobin, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), delivered speeches at the fair.


Li said that as a remarkable world-class exhibition event, the CIIF has built a shared win-win exchange platform for domestic and foreign industrial enterprises. Efforts should be made to promote S&T innovation and make China an industrial power.


The CAE will help Shanghai and the Yangtze River Delta region provide top products and technological supplies amid the country’s high-quality development, and advance the industrial development and technological innovation of Shanghai.


The fair also featured an exhibition of  237 innovative scientific and technological achievements from 132 teams led by CAE members, a large number of them launched for the first time.


The CAE also hosted the “International Conference on Innovation and Emerging Industry Development” with reports and eight parallel discussions. As one of main events of the CIIF, the conference conducted open exchanges on the development direction and policies in disruptive emerging industries.


He Huawu, Vice President of the CAE, presented “China International Industry Fair Awards” to 10 winning units at the fair.