Gong Zheng, Governor of Shandong Province, inspected marine scientific research and HR work in Qingdao om May 10th-11th. He said we shall implement the maritime power strategy and the instructions of President Xi Jinping to Shandong in the new era and further stimulate innovation and attract talents to promote high quality development of marine economy. Zhang Jiangting, the Party Chief of Qingdao and Meng Fanli, Mayor of Qingdao City, attended the inspection.
Gong Zheng came to the Ocean University of China, the Institute of Oceanography of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Qingdao Rice Research and Development Center. He exchanged ideas with the first-line marine scientific research staff to learn more about the laboratory operations, the introduction and training of talents, the marine biomedical industry, the “Transparent Ocean” large scientific plan and the latest developments in basic research on marine biology. He pointed out that the key to the development of the marine economy lies in the advancement of talents in science and technology education and innovation. It is necessary to focus on the key tasks of building a strong maritime province, focus on the advantages of resources such as science and technology and human resources, improve the modern marine industrial system and accelerate the transition of the marine economy to quality and efficiency. It is necessary to create a first-rate innovation and entrepreneurial environment, improve the efficient mechanism for the transformation of marine scientific and technological achievements, build a number of major innovation and entrepreneurship platforms, promotion incubator bases and create innovative communities integrating the efforts of government, industry, research institute, finance, service and practice. It is necessary to continue to launch a batch of “new policies for talents” and provide one-on-one, personalized and refined services that will effectively resolve the needs of talented people, better attract talents, retain talents and accomplish talents.
During the visit, Gong Zheng also came to National Engineering Research Center for Rubber and Tire to study upgrade of conventional industries and research of new materials.
Qingdao municipal leading officials Wang Luming, Zhu Hua and Wu Lixin attended the visit.