On the afternoon of January 9th, 2020, a signing ceremony was held for USST to sign an agreement with the Yangpu District People’s Government to jointly build the Yangpu Basic Education Group and the East Hospital of Shanghai Affiliated to USST.
Ding Xiaodong, President of USST and Xue Kan, Head of the Yangpu People’s Government, signed the “Agreement on the Co-construction of USST Yangpu Basic Education Group and the Agreement on the Co-construction of East Hospital of Shanghai Affiliated to USST” on behalf of USST and the Yangpu District People’s Government, respectively. Cai Yonglian, Liu Ping, Deng Xiaodong and Zhang Kan unveiled nameplates for the “East Hospital of Shanghai Affiliated to USST (soon to be established)” and the “Achievements Transformation Base of the Medical-Engineering Cross Innovation Research Institute of USST”. This was done together.
Wu Jianyong said that the signing will prove to be a major event in the construction of a high-level university for USST, which will create engineering-featured education, construct the Yangpu Basic Education Group, and contribute to the overall improvement of regional education. Characterized by the research and development of medical apparatuses and instruments and clinical applications, USST will vigorously build a new type of hospital which is affiliated to USST and will blaze a new trail in the medical-engineering interdisciplinary training of “clinical engineers.”
Wu Jianyong, Secretary of CPC of USST delivered a speech at the signing ceremony
Xie Jiangang, Secretary of the CPC of Yangpu District, stressed that the signing is not only a phase achievement for deepening cooperation between USST and Yangpu District and seeking common development, but also an important start of looking into the future and achieving a win-win result through cooperation. It is necessary to fully implement the agreement and turn the resources advantages of the university into the development that is advantageous for both education and health cause issues in Yangpu District. USST and Yangpu District must build their brands in an all-around way, turning the “Basic Education Group” into an education brand with distinctive features, having strong strength and fine reputation together, and build the East Hospital of Shanghai Affiliated to USST into a regional medical center with excellent technology, state-of-the-art facilities and a beautiful environment. USST and Yangpu District should deepen their cooperation in an all-round way. To be specific, USST and Yangpu District should further deepen strategic cooperation between their institutions, focusing on work such as the high-quality development of university science and technology parks, and the construction of industry-university-research transformation platforms to help Yangpu District become a major origin of scientific and technological innovation for the whole city, and even the whole country, contributing more wisdom and more effort to Shanghai’s endeavor to create a new era and new miracles in the China of 2020.
Xie Jiangang, Secretary of CPC of Yangpu District, delivered a speech at the signing ceremony
The signing is an important measure to deepen comprehensive cooperation between an institution of higher education and Yangpu District, and USST will further promote the link between USST and the district where it is located, speeding up the construction of a high-level university supported by regional social resources and policies, and actively feed the regional society with innovation that creates the fruit of the construction of a high-level university in a timely way, making outstanding contributions to: regional economic development, cultural progress and improvements of people’s livelihoods.