On April 22nd, 2021, the Exhibition and Transformation Center for the Achievements of the Academicians and Experts of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (hereinafter referred to as “TCFAA”), jointly established by the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) and the Shanghai Municipal Government, was unveiled in Jiading District, Shanghai City by Li Qiang, member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of CCP and Party secretary of Shanghai, Song Jian and Xu Kuangdi, two honorary chairpersons of the CAE presidium, and Li Xiaohong, secretary of the Party Leadership Group and president of the CAE. Wu Qing, member of the Standing Committee of the CCP Shanghai Committee and deputy mayor of Shanghai, and Zhong Zhihua, member of the Party Leadership Group and vice-president of the CAE, presented letters of appointment to the representatives of the Shanghai-based service team for the transformation of the achievements of CAE academicians. Zhuang Songlin, professor and CAE academician of USST, attended the unveiling ceremony as a representative of USST academicians upon invitation, and his team’s innovative research and development results were demonstrated as the key achievements. Liu Ping, director of the Shanghai High-end Medical Equipment Innovation Center and USST vice-president, attended the opening ceremony and was appointed as head of the Service Working Group of the Medical Science Department of the Transformation Center for the Achievements of Academicians.
To thoroughly implement the spirit of General Secretary Jinping’s talk at the Talk with Scientists on September 11, 2020 during his visit to Shanghai, to truly fulfill the missions of “facing the frontiers of world science and technology, facing the main economic battlefield, facing major national needs and facing people’s lives and health” and to best strengthen the innovation engine, unblock the fast track linking basic research and applied basic research with industrialization, and accelerate the transformation of scientific and technological achievements into practical productive forces, the Shanghai Municipal Government and the CAE have leveraged their advantages to deepen cooperation and pool resources, and jointly established the Exhibition and Transformation Center for the Achievements of the Academicians and Experts of the CAE. As a cooperation platform for the deep integration of the industrial chain and the innovation chain, the Center can further strengthen the scientific and technological innovation capabilities and better guide high-end industries. In addition, the Shanghai-based service team for the transformation of the achievements of CAE academicians has been established for better synergy and collaboration and 9 service working groups have been set up corresponding to the 9 departments of the CAE and the “3+6” system of key industries of Shanghai. Besides, several innovative research and development achievements of Academician Zhuang Songlin’s team such as the “Automatic Flexible Detection System for Virulent Pathogen Nucleic Acids” and “Tahertz Organics Detector” were displayed as key achievements in the Exhibition Hall for the Achievements of Academicians and Experts.