On Sept 9th 2019, 9 academicians from Belarus, Russia and Ukraine gathered in Kunshan to attend the launching ceremony of the Belt and Road Kunshan International Advanced Technology Institute, which is cofounded by Kunshan government, Academy of Sciences of Belarus and Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences. The Institute aims to attract more pioneering, original and symbolic technical fruits from Belt and Road countries to be transferred and commercialized in Kunshan. That will get together in Kunshan the “most powerful brains” of Sci-Tec talent and introduce more resources to Kunshan, which is committed to building itself into a city of Sci-Tec innovation.
At the event, Xu Minzhong, Executive Vice Mayor of Kunshan noted that the launch of the Institute fully manifests Kunshan’s taking the initiative of involving in the Belt and Road construction, and also embodies its ambition and capability of keeping opening up in building an inclusive and vital ecology of innovation.
The event also witnessed the signing of the International Union Lab and International technological cooperation projects and unveiling of Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences (Kunshan) Innovation Center.