Tech Innovation Boosts High-Quality Development of Sichuan and Chongqing
From 15th to 16th November, focusing on the theme of "Focusing on the Development of Two Cities and Contributing to the Strength of Overseas Chinese Community", the "2023 Annual Meeting of Overseas Chinese Business Associations in Sichuan and Overseas and the Forum on Industrial Development of Overseas Chinese Think Tanks in Developing Sichuan and Chongqing" was held in Chongqing, which was hosted by the Office of Overseas Chinese Affairs of the People's Government of Chongqing Municipality and the Office of Overseas Chinese Affairs of the People's Government of Sichuan Province, and Dr. Chen Bin, President of Continental Hope Group, was invited to participate in the meeting.
More than 200 representatives, including members of the domestic and overseas Sichuan-Chongqing Overseas Chinese Business Association Co-operation Union, experts and scholars from the overseas Chinese Think Tank of Developiong Sichuan and Chongqing, heads of overseas Chinese-funded enterprises, and presidents of overseas Chinese groups of Sichuan-Chongqing, discussed co-operation strategies and sought to develop together.
"Science and technology innovation is a must for fueling the high-quality development of the Sichuan and Chongqing economies." Dr Chen Bin, President of Continental Hope Group, delivered a speech in conjunction with the Group's layout in science and technology innovation. He said that Continental Hope Group, through its long-term commitment to R&D and investment in technology-based industries such as energy saving and transmission control, green energy management, and energy and chemical recycling economy industry chain, promotes the sustainable development of the enterprise towards the world-class enterprises, and boosts the high-quality development of the economy of Sichuan and Chongqing regions.
As a member of the Cooperation Alliance of Sichuan-Chongqing Overseas Chinese Business Associations at home and abroad, Dr Chen Bin said that Continental Hope Group, with the support of the platform, constantly strengthens the cooperation between industry, academia and research and other ways to further enhance the overall research and development strength, and better play a leading role in science and technology. The Group's Hope Slanvert inverter and Hope Deepblue air conditioner have been listed in the National Torch Plan and rated as industry leaders.
As a mainstream enterprise in the field of energy-saving and transmission control and intelligent equipment, Hope Slanvert has not only participated in the formulation of Chinese standards, but also in the preparation of international standards. As the largest central air-conditioning production base in western China, Hope Deepblue Air Conditioning's self-developed lithium bromide central air-conditioning system represents the world's leading technology, and its products are widely used in the industrial fields of coking, chemical industry, textile, pharmacy, foodstuffs, metallurgy, electric power and so on. Hope Deepblue Air Conditioning is recognised by the industry as an expert in the use of waste heat and has been named as the "World Environmental Protection and New Energy Industry China Waste Heat Recovery Field Leader", and the products produced are widely used by international magnates.
"The Group takes advantage of its upstream and downstream industrial chain advantages in salt chemical, comprehensive utilisation of hydrogen energy and new materials to build a low-carbon recycling economy industrial ecological chain of clean energy, salt chemical and cultivating new materials of gemstones." Dr Chen Bin said that it is scientific and technological innovation that empowers the iterative upgrading of the industry, and the project has become a low-carbon recycling economy demonstration project for the comprehensive utilisation of clean energy and hydrogen energy, and has been included in the classic cases of Harvard Business School's MBA.
"In September last year, Continental Hope Group Science and Technology Association was established, which is the first science and technology association organisation of private enterprises in China. We adhere to the road of scientific and technological innovation development, vigorously promote technological reform and upgrading, deeply integrate scientific and technological innovation with the real economy, and create value for the society with excellent products and supreme services." Dr Chen Bin said that the Group will continue to play a good role as a demonstration of private science and technology leader, help the high-quality development of Sichuan and Chongqing regions, and contribute to the modernisation of science and technology as a hopeful impetus.
At the meeting, the person in charge of the United Front Work Department of Chongqing Municipal Party Committee expressed his expectation and encouragement to the guests. The guests expressed that they would take this activity as a new starting point, take advantage of the momentum, continue to develop, and continue to attract global overseas Chinese talents and overseas Chinese capital to participate in the construction of the Chengdu-Chongqing Twin Cities Economic Circle, highlighting the role of the overseas Chinese community, showing the overseas Chinese community as well as making contributions from the overseas Chinese community.