Chengdu Rail Transit Industry Technology Research Institute, co-founded by Chengdu Municipal Government, Chengdu Jinniu District Government, China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group Co., Ltd, SWJTU, CRRC, and Chengdu Metro Group Co., Ltd, was unveiled at SWJTU this August.
SWJTU, featured by advanced research in rail transit, will plays a major role in the process of developing Chengdu the City of Rail Transit.
It is introduced that the Institute will focus on technological innovation and scientific achievements transformation, with the aim of developing a world-class innovation and incubation platform on rail transit. The core competitiveness and industrial advantage of Chengdu in rail transit are expected to be built and strengthened; the commercial operation of industry technological achievements will be furthered. Echoing the call of mapping out Comprehensive Innovation and Reform Pilot Area, the institute will accelerate the development of SWJTU-Ring Smart City while making Chengdu Research and Chengdu Manufacturer advance towards the world.
The Chengdu Rail Transit Industry Development Union, brought forward by 12 organizations such as China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group Co., Ltd, SWJTU, and Chengdu Metro Group Co., Ltd, aims to promote the integrated development pattern of rail transit safe industry chain.
President Xu Fei, on behalf of SWJTU, signed the agreement.
The discussion on Chengdu rail transit industry development was held after the signing ceremony. Xu Fei delivered a report introducing the cutting-edge research results made by SWJTU and highlighted the unique advantages possessed by SWJTU on the integration of research, higher education and industry. He added that it was important to set up the image of rail transit for Chengdu, promote more local transformation of research achievements, build more demonstrative railway as well as establish the third consulting and certification center for rail transit equipment.
Tang Liangzhi, the Governor of Chengdu, pointed out that the golden historical opportunity came while the challenge of a higher requirement for technology was ahead.