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Building a New World-class Platform for AI with Gathered Strength
2017-09-11 10:10:58

On the morning of September 6, Che Jun, Secretary of CPC Zhejiang Committee and Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Zhejiang Provincial People’s Congress paid an inspection visit to the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Town in Hangzhou. He stressed that AI is a priority area of global innovation and development, and the AI industry is a big business that represents technological change. Seizing the rising opportunity of AI technology and industry, we should concentrate efforts, gather resources and strength, and integrate our policies to build a new world first-class platform for AI, aiming to inject new momentum into speeding up the transformation development, innovation and development.
Che Jun first came to the show center of the AI Town. After listening to a detailed introduction to the Town construction and industry planning and development of AI, and watching interestedly the demonstration of AI application like the logistics sorting robots, human body 3D imager and intelligent mirrors, he exchanged his opinions with the head of the enterprise about product technology research and development, and popularization and application. The person in charge of the Town said, though the Town has been open less than two months, 16 enterprises and famous universities at home and abroad have gathered here, building a high-level platform, and 120 projects recommended by the review have been moving into the Town in batches. Che Jun affirmed the rapid development of the AI Town, and expressed his hope that supported by strong business atmosphere and solid industrial foundation of the Future Science and Technology City, with the aid of Zhejiang University, Alibaba Group and other kinds of resource advantages, the Town should realize a close combination of the industry, capital and talent advantages with high-level design and high-quality advancement, explore the possibility of connection between innovation chain and industrial chain in order to get on top of the AI industry and strive to build it into a new “business card” of the economic development.

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