The signing ceremony of a strategic cooperation agreement between the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) and the China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) was held online on October 11, 2021.
Zhang Yuzhuo, Secretary of the Leading Party Members Group, Vice President in charge of daily work and Chief Executive Secretary of the Secretariat of CAST, and Ma Yongsheng, President and Deputy Secretary of the Leading Party Members Group of Sinopec, attended the ceremony and signed the agreement on behalf of each side.
Zhang Yuzhuo addresses at the signing ceremony of a strategic cooperation agreement between CAST and Sinopec on October 11, 2021.
In his address, Zhang Yuzhuo pointed out that the signing of the agreement is a pragmatic move to implement the important instructions of President Xi Jinping on the strategy of reinvigorating the country through human resource development in a New Era.
Focusing on the overall situation and bearing in mind the nation’s most fundamental interests, the two sides will carry out cooperation in academic exchanges, science communication, decision-making consultation and organizational construction to promote the development of new energy, new materials and new economy among other fields, thus establishing platforms for Chinese scientists and technologists striding toward achieving targets of sci-tech self-reliance and self-strengthening at higher levels, added Zhang.
The signing ceremony of a strategic cooperation agreement between CAST and Sinopec is held online on October 11, 2021.
Ma Yongsheng stressed in his address that Sinopec will keep in mind both the strategic picture of the rejuvenation of Chinese nation and the changes in the world, follow with the trend of sci-tech revolution and industrial transformation, and deepen cooperation with CAST at wider and higher levels to make fruitful collaborative innovation.
He said the two sides will join hands to conduct academic exchanges, initiate science communication programs, establish open platforms and make key breakthroughs to promote the development of energy and chemical technologies and boost the industry. He also called on the two sides to provide high-quality consultation services to ensure national energy security and make contributions to building new development pattern and promoting high-quality development.
According to the agreement, the two sides will share resources and complement each other’s advantages to achieve win-win cooperation.
The two sides will focus on new energy and materials in the field of petrochemical technologies to build platforms for scientific talents to make innovation and start business.
In addition, the two sides will cooperate to carry out science communication activities, build world-class academic societies and journals and deepen international exchanges to promote in-depth integration of industry, universities and research institutes to enhance the technological innovation capability of the enterprise and lay a solid foundation of building China a nation with strength in science and technology.
Xu Yanhao, Deputy Secretary of the Leading Party Members Group of CAST, Zhao Dong, Deputy Secretary of the Leading Party Members Group of Sinopec, and heads of relevant departments of both sides attended the signing ceremony.
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