ACC Secretary-General Visited the Innovation and Entrepreneur Park of Guian New District University Town

source:China-ASEAN Centre

On 27 July 2017, H.E. Mme. Yang Xiuping, Secretary-General of ASEAN-China Centre (ACC) visited the Innovation and Entrepreneur Park of Guian University Town during her stay in Guiyang attending the 10th China-ASEAN Education Cooperation Week. She visited several enterprises in the Park and exchanged views with the young entrepreneurs.

The Park is located in the Guizhou Light Industry Technical College, which is a platform for Mass Innovation and Entrepreneurship co-established by Guian New District Government and Guizhou Light Industry Technical College. It is a park of industry accelerator, entrepreneurial incubator and comprehensive service provider mainly for big data providing, health industry accelerating, university students’ entrepreneur incubating as well as innovation and entrepreneurship service. There are more than 190 service institutions and enterprises settled in the park including the administrative service hall, Shanghai Big Data Incorporation, China Data Pay Incorporation, etc.

Mr. Xingkuan, Deputy Director of the Administrative Committee of the University Town, Mr. Li Beihong, Chief of the Economic Development Office of the University Town and Mr. Xu Zhaobo, Deputy Dean of the Guizhou Light Industry Technical College briefed on the operation of the Park and its future planning. They said that the Park will further explore the model of “university town + college students + big data + creative ideas”, actively build platforms, implement entrepreneurial projects, improve the service system to carry out relevant policies and build the university town as the advanced innovation driven area of Guizhou and the paradise of entrepreneurs from western China. The persons in charge of China Data Pay, Shanghai Big Data, Guizhou Shulai Information and Phoenix Tea House introduced their companies’ development and operation, and expressed the willingness to strengthen ties with ACC. Through the helpful platform of ACC, they hope to explore cooperation with ASEAN countries in relevant fields and promote the development of the company as well as the Park.

Secretary-General Yang Xiuping spoke highly of the platform provided by the Park and the college students’ achievements. She said that innovation is an important driving force for the economic and social development of both China and ASEAN countries. There is a large potential for cooperation between the two sides in relevant areas. She hopes that the young entrepreneurs could continue to use their wisdom to make more achievements and contribute to ASEAN-China friendly exchanges and cooperation. Secretary-General Yang briefed on ACC’s mandate and main work, and said that ACC would like to play a bridging role in the cooperation on innovation and entrepreneurship between ASEAN and China for common development.