China Pharmaceutical University and Yangtze River Pharmaceutical Group Established the “Industry and Education Integration Center for International Students”
To further serve the construction of the "Health Silk Road," implement the "One Belt One Road" initiative, and boost the "Going Out" of Chinese Medicine and famous pharmaceutical enterprises, China Pharmaceutical University (hereinafter referred to as CPU) and Yangtze River Pharmaceutical Group (hereinafter referred to as YRPG) held the signing ceremony of the "Internationalization Strategic Cooperation Agreement" and the inauguration ceremony of the "Industry and Education Integration Center for International Students" at YRPG in Taizhou City on November 7. Vice President of CPU, Professor Kong Lingyi, Mr. Ding Zhiqiang, Deputy Secretary of the CPC Working Committee and Director of Management Committee of Taizhou Medical High-tech Zone, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee and Acting Chief Executive of Gaogang District, and Mr. Xu Haoyu, Chairman of YRPG, attended the opening ceremony and delivered speeches.
Vice President Kong Lingyi pointed out in his speech that the university has always advocated and encouraged the open-up development direction, closely combined with the resource advantages of countries and regions along the "Belt and Road" and the needs of Chinese medicine and famous pharmaceutical enterprises "Going Out." The university has been promoting cooperation with famous domestic pharmaceutical enterprises for international student cultivation and, the integration between industry and education, as well as between science and education. The university has been combining the functions of international talents education, international students training, and internship, and serving science and technology innovation to ensure the cohesion of education, training, innovation, and industry. At the same time, we expect to take the signing of the strategic agreement and the establishment of the Industry and Education Integration Center as an opportunity for the university and enterprises to work together to expand international scientific and technological exchanges and cooperation and contribute to the opening up of China's pharmacy education, the construction of the "Health Silk Road" and the construction of the human health community.
In the presence of the participants, Vice President Kong Lingyi and Chairman Xu Haoyu signed the "Internationalization Strategic Cooperation Agreement." They inaugurated the "Industry and Education Integration Center" with Mr. Ding Zhiqiang.
The cooperation between ACEC and CPU in industry-academia-research has been long-standing. In 2018, ACEC and CPU established an overseas liaison office to build a bridge for inter-university exchange and cooperation with universities in Southeast Asia and promoted the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between CPU and Malaysia's largest public university, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM). In 2019, the University will set up student bases and industry-academia-research cooperation bases in Malaysia and Indonesia to vigorously promote "One Belt, One Road" education cooperation and actively explore and practice regional development.
The launch of CPU Study Abroad Industry and Education Integration Center will drive the comprehensive cooperation between CPU and ACEC Association in pharmaceutical international industry-academia-research, and both parties plan to launch the Overseas Industry and Education Integration Center project within the year to promote the development of RCEP regional international talent cooperation and training and the deep integration of international industry-academia-research.