The 3rd Industry-University-Research Cooperation Forum and the 2009 Annual Meeting of China Industry-University-Research Institute Collaboration Association (CIUR) was held on November 7 in Tianjin Binhai High-Tech Zone. Vice Premier Zhang Dejiang and President of CAS Lu Yongxiang sent congratulatory letters on the opening of the forum. Vice Chairman of CPPCC Zhang Meiying and Vice Minister of MOST LI Xueyong addressed the event.
CIUR announced the winners of the first IUR Cooperation and Innovation Prize and IUR Promotion Prize. Altogether 68 enterprises and institutes, including China Building Materials Academy, and 30 individuals, including Gan Yong, General Manager of China Iron and Research Institute Group and Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), were awarded IUR Cooperation and Innovation Prize. IUR Promotion Prize winners include Beijing and Tianjin municipal S&T commissions, Academician of CAE Zuo Tieyong. S&T Daily and its President Zhang Jing’an were honored as Prominent IUR Promotion Institute and Individual Respectively.
The meeting also unveiled the list of 2ndhost of pilot bases for industry-university-research institute collaboration. Tianjin Binhai Hi-tech Zone and Hangzhou Economic and Technical Development Zone were on the list.