Secretary for Innovation, Technology & Industry Prof Sun Dong today visited the Chongqing Municipal Science & Technology Bureau (CMSTB) and a measure and control technology company in the city.
He accompanied Chief Executive John Lee to attend the High-Level Meeting & First Plenary Session of the Hong Kong/Chongqing Co-operation Conference yesterday.
Prof Sun met CMSTB Director Ming Ju to exchange views on fostering co-operation in innovation and technology (I&T) between Hong Kong and Chongqing.
They also discussed ways to promote the implementation of the “Co-operation Memorandum on Innovation & Technology between Hong Kong and Chongqing” in research and development, I&T outcomes’ transformation and realisation, innovation and entrepreneurship of scientific and technological talent, exchange of talent and technologies and academic exchanges between the two places.
Additonally, Prof Sun visited the State-owned Assets Supervision & Administration Commission of Chongqing Municipal People’s Government and met the commission’s Party Member & Deputy Director General Chen Yan.
Apart from briefing the commission on the layout and latest policies of the I&T industry in Hong Kong, Prof Sun also learnt about the transformation and upgrading of local traditional industries driven by innovation.
As the two sides talked about promoting co-operation and exchanges between the technology industries of Chongqing and Hong Kong, Prof Sun encouraged Mainland enterprises to make good use of Hong Kong’s international platform to expand into overseas markets.
He then toured the smart production lines of the Chongqing Silian Measure & Control Technology Company, which specialises in the design, development and large-scale production of industrial automation instruments and control devices as well as electronic functional materials and devices.