On October 24th, the Beijing-Hong Kong University Presidents Summit with the theme of “Scientific Research Cooperation, Scientific and Technological Innovation and Talent Cultivation”opened in Beijing, attended by thepresident Liu Gonghui who was specially invited to give aspeech, accompanied bythe relevant persons in charge of International Exchange and Cooperation Office, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Affairs Office.
At the forum of “Scientific and Technological Innovation and Scientific Research Cooperation”, the president Liu Gonghui was specially invited to give aspeech on “Howdo colleges and universities train innovative talents and top talents”. He pointed out that under the new situation of global scientific and technological innovation and scientific research cooperation, universities should establish correct “Three Views”, namely, international view, national viewand regional view. The focus of “Three Views” varies according to the orientation of the school. As a key university owned by the municipal government of Beijing, Beijing University of Technology has always regarded serving the economic construction and social development of the capital as the central task and primary goal of scientific work of the school, and strived to promote theconstruction of“World-class Universities and World-class Disciplines”focusing on the modern urban construction and environmental engineering disciplines. It has become an important base for the cultivation of high-quality innovative talents in Beijing, an indispensable important power of regional economic and social development in scientific and technological innovation, and research and development, and a demonstrative window of showing development and construction achievements of universities owned by the municipal government of Beijing. He said that with the platform of Beijing-Hong Kong UniversitiesAlliance, the exchanges and cooperation between Beijing University of Technology and universities in Hong Kong in scientific research cooperation and talent cultivation will be deepened.
Officially established at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology on April 13, 2018, Beijing-Hong Kong University Alliance is a non-profit university cooperation alliancevoluntarilyformed by the universities of Beijing and Hong Kong. With the aim of bringing together Beijing-Hong Kong elite universities and achieving mutual benefit and win-win results, Beijing-Hong Kong University Alliance is committed to further deepening the exchanges and cooperation between the Alliance University in the field of talent cultivation and scientific research, docking national strategies such asscientific and technological innovation and the “Belt and Road”, andstriving to improve the level and standardof cooperation between Beijing and Hong Kong.