On the afternoon of May 12, USST and Bank of China Shanghai Branch formally signed a comprehensive strategic cooperation agreement. Based on the principle of equality and mutual benefit, both have complementary advantages and will share resources, and in the light of the new era, new tasks and new requirements, and both sides will comprehensively strengthen the cooperation, and establish, consolidate and develop a long-term, stable and mutually beneficial cooperative relationship. The signing ceremony was presided over by Wu Jianyong, Secretary of the Party Committee of USST. Vice President of USST Sheng Chun and Yang Jun, Professional Customer Manager of Bank of China Shanghai Branch signed the agreement on behalf of both sides.
Wu firstly extended a warm welcome to President Zhao Rong and other personnel present, and expressed sincere gratitude to Bank of China for its long-standing support of USST. He said that both Bank of China and USST have been shouldering the responsibility and the mission of serving society for one hundred years, and both sides have always maintained a good cooperative relationship over the years. He hopes that on the basis of the previous cooperation, both sides can contribute to the advantage compensation, constantly come up with new ideas of cooperation between banks and universities, and participate in, serve and assist Shanghai’s “five centers” and “four major brands” construction together.
Wu Jianyong, Secretary of the Party Committee of USST delivered a speech at the signing ceremony
USST President Ding Xiaodong delivered the keynote speech on the characteristics of running a university and on the prospects of future cooperation. He said that USST， with its long history，had the engineering education tradition of one hundred years, adhered to the “3151” high-level university construction discipline development path and promoted interdisciplinary innovation and industrial technology progress. He noted that in the international context, the importance of industry-university-research cooperation has become increasingly prominent. Both USST and Bank of China are expected to sign a contract as an opportunity to strengthen the cooperation in the areas of financial professional training and scientific research, to build a comprehensive strategic cooperation in: the University Science Park, students’ innovative ability and entrepreneurship, construction of a smart campus, university-industry development and other fields, and to strive to achieve win-win development on both sides.
USST President Ding Xiaodong delivered the keynote speech at the signing ceremony
Zhao Rong, Secretary of the Party Committee and President of the Shanghai Branch of Bank of China, expressed her sincere appreciation for the strong support of USST. She said that based on one-century-year history of the cooperation between the bank and the university, the Bank of China will give full play to the advantages of globalization, comprehensive management and professional advantages in the field of education and finance, and carry out further explorations and practices with USST in the fields of professional training, scientific research cooperation, innovation and entrepreneurship, and international exchanges, hoping to bear fruitful results especially in the fields of medical-engineering interdisciplinary platforms, intelligent manufacturing, and medical rehabilitation.
Zhao Rong, Secretary of the Party Committee and President of the Shanghai Branch of Bank of China delivered at the signing ceremony