In order to actively integrate with and support the general situation in the city, fully stimulate the vitality and impetus for the scientific and technological innovation in Qingpu and accelerate the formation of the Qingpu-characterized system of scientific and technological innovation, on the afternoon of March 8, the 2017 West Hongqiao Business District Entrepreneurs Forum was held at Hongqiao World Center.
District Party chief Zhao Huiqin attended and addressed the meeting, saying that with years of all-out efforts made in the district to develop the West Hongqiao area, we have witnessed the establishment and growth of the area, and now the concentration of so many outstanding enterprises has laid a solid foundation for further development in the future. Next we will continue to spare no effort in developing West Hongqiao, which will still be the center of our focus and efforts. We will further step up the construction of the infrastructure and all the functional departments in the district will provide better services for the enterprises.
Yu Xufeng, standing member of the district Party committee and deputy district governor, also attended the forum.
At the meeting, the Shanghai West Hongqiao Business Development Co., Ltd. signed the “Letter of Commitment on Project Construction” with 5 projects under construction, the “Letter of Commitment on Commencement of Project Construction” with 8 projects about to have the construction started, and the “Cooperation Framework and Intention Agreement” with 4 industrial platform enterprises. The Shanghai West Hongqiao Business Development Co., Ltd. will joins hands with Shanghai Qingpu Development (Group) Co., Ltd. and New City Co., Ltd. to set up a platform for the scientific and technological innovation center, and the three companies signed the “Memorandum of Cooperation”. In order to better serve the enterprises in the business district, an enterprise service company will be set up in West Hongqiao so as to meet the different demands of the enterprises, create good soft environment for services, provide the one-for-one customized services for the building economy entities and promote the rapid development of the building economy.
West Hongqiao Business District is the “east wing” in the major development strategy of "one town and two wings" in Qingpu, and has become an important "engine" for economic development in Qingpu in the future. In the next five to ten years, the West Hongqiao will take Shanghai’s development of scientific and technological innovation center as the mainline, the “smart West Hongqiao, new hub for commerce and trade” as the target, the Beidou satellite navigation, unmanned aerial vehicles, nuclear construction industry, e-commerce, cloud computing and big data as the foundation, the smart commerce, smart convention and exhibition and smart logistics as the leading fields, the strategic emerging industries as the orientation and the commercial buildings as the platforms, so as to build the first-class domestic scientific and technological innovation center with certain world influence.