In order to thoroughly implement the spirit of President Xi Jinping's important speech on his inspection of Hong Kong, promote the high-quality BRI development, and deeply integrate into the coordinated development of the Yangtze River Delta and the major national strategies for the construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, Shanghai Science and Technology Exchange Center, Shanghai Technology Innovation Center, Hong Kong Science Park, Hongkong-Shanghai Economic Development Association, and Shanghai Hong Kong League co-organized 2022 Shanghai-Hong Kong Sci-tech Innovation Dialogue, focusing on the green and low-carbon development of new energy vehicles much needed by the country. The dialogue was held in Hong Kong Science Park and Shanghai Sciences Hall in parallel on August 16.
Professor Sun Dong, Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry Bureau of the Hong Kong SAR Government, and Yao Zuhui, chairman of Hongkong-Shanghai Economic Development Association, delivered speeches at the main venue in Hong Kong. Zhang Quan, director of Shanghai Science and Technology Commission, and Wang Zhen, director of Shanghai Science and Technology Exchange Center, delivered speeches at the Shanghai venue. Yang Wei, executive director and general manager of CECEP (Hong Kong) Investment Co., Ltd., was invited to attend the dialogue. Together with the guests, he discussed on the new historical opportunities and new economic growth points for new energy vehicles and industrial chains upstream and downstream in Shanghai and Hong Kong, key technologies that need to be broken through and worthy of attention in the field of green transportation, and cooperation in research and development, talent training, market application, investment and financing of new energy vehicles in Shanghai and Hong Kong.
More than 150 representatives from scientific research institutions, universities, high-tech enterprises and financial institutions from Shanghai and Hong Kong attended the conference on-site in the two cities. Nearly 500 people watched the live broadcast online. The exchanges online and offline were lively.