The Second Pujiang Innovation Forum, organized by MOST and Shanghai Municipal Government, was held from October 24 to October 25 in Shanghai. Vice Chairman of CPPCC and Minister of MOST WAN Gang, Mayor of Shanghai HAN Zheng, and Academician of CAS and Chairman of the forum XU Guanhua were present at the opening ceremony. Minister WAN delivered a report and VM DU Zhanyuan chaired the event.
Themed around “economic globalization and indigenous innovation”, the forum invited over 40 VIPs from home and abroad, including well-known political leaders, experts, entrepreneurs (Jin Zhuanglong, Wu Jinglian, Liu Chuanzhi, Engdahl, etc.). They delivered speeches on topics like financial crisis and global competition configuration, innovation of SMEs trapped in volatile economy, R&D globalization and its impacts, typical experience in industrial technological breakthroughs of new economies, and innovation empowering development.