On June 29th, 2018 China Overseas Students Entrepreneurship Week was opened ceremoniously in Dalian World Expo Plaza. Wan Gang, Vice-Chairman of the CPPCC and chairman of the China Association for Science and Technology, attended the opening ceremony and delivered a speech. Chen Qiufa, secretary of the provincial party committee and director of the Standing Committee of the Provincial People's Congress, attended the opening ceremony and announced the commencement. Tang Yijun, deputy secretary of the provincial party committee and the provincial governor, attended the opening ceremony and delivered a speech. Song Jun, member of the Party Committee of the China Association for Science and Technology, Li Bingren, executive deputy director of the Science and Technology Committee of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, Gao Xiangming, deputy inspector of the Talent Bureau of the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee, and Zhang Zhihong, director of the Torch Center of the Ministry of Science and Technology, attended the opening ceremony. Relevant leaders from Ministry of Education, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Sciences, Western Returned Scholars Association, and the Shenyang Branch of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and provincial leaders Wang Zhengpu, Liu huanxin and Xu bo attended the opening ceremony. The deputy secretary of the municipal party committee and mayor Tan Chengxu presided over the opening ceremony. Xiao Shengfeng, director of the Standing Committee of the Municipal People's Congress, and city leaders Zhao Daguang, Xiong Boli, and Jin Weiguo attended the meeting.
In his speech, Wan Gang expressed congratulations on behalf of China Science and Technology Association on the successful organization of the entrepreneur week and welcomed overseas students who participated. He said that the Party Central Committee has always attached great importance to innovation, entrepreneurship and talents. The report of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China clearly stated that it is necessary to speed up the construction of an innovative country and gather talents from the world for the construction, and to cultivate a large number of technology talents who are young and resourceful and high-level innovative teams with international level. General Secretary Xi Jinping made important arrangements and put forward clear requirements for encouraging overseas talents and high-level talents to come to China for innovation and entrepreneurship during the NPC&CPPCC and the 19th Meeting of the Academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the 14th Meeting of the Academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. With the in-depth implementation of the innovation-driven development strategy and the continuous promotion of mass entrepreneurship and innovation, China's innovation and entrepreneurship has ushered in an unprecedented new situation. All kinds of outstanding innovative entrepreneurships, including overseas students and teams, continue to spring up, presenting a grand occasion. China's business calls for overseas talents. Overseas talents need a platform like China. China's scientific and technological community has made sufficient preparations to welcome overseas talents. China will actively promote the Overseas Intelligence for National Service, provide a platform for overseas students to return to China for innovation and entrepreneurship, and give them help and support within the reach. Besides, China works actively to a platform for overseas Chinese scientific and technological workers to serve our country, giving full play to the intellectual advantages of overseas scientific and technological personnel, so as to pool and serve more overseas science and technology talents. China earnestly hopes that the vast number of young talents, including those studying abroad, can fully seize the opportunities of the times and take advantages of the opportunities to find their own positions in the era of innovation and entrepreneurship in China and become a leader in the new era. It will also continue to promote the innovative development of mass entrepreneurship and innovation, to support the holding of China overseas students entrepreneurship week to build a broader entrepreneurial space and a more beautiful life stage for the vast number of young talents and returnees studying abroad.
Tang Yijun expressed congratulations on behalf of the Provincial Party Committee and the provincial government on the organization of entrepreneurship week and welcomed overseas students from afar. He said that the entrepreneurship week is an important platform to attract overseas students to return to China to start their own businesses and serve their motherland and is an effective carrier to promote innovation and entrepreneurship and the transformation of achievements. At present, Liaoning is deeply implementing Xi Jinping's thoughts on socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era, accelerating the implementation of innovation-driven development strategy, and making efforts to promote overall rejuvenation. The Provincial Party Committee and the Provincial Government have always regarded investment promotion and talent recruitment as the " No. 1 project" to promote the revitalization and development. They have implemented the three-year action plan for the overall rejuvenation of talent services, launched major projects of the elite program for the rejuvenation of Liaoning, and insisted on highlighting the guidance of excellence and shortage in talents, focusing on creating a province with the best talent environment. Liaoning will vigorously implement the high-level talent introduction and gathering plan at home and abroad, enhance the policy support like financial support, factor guarantee, achievement transformation, intellectual property protection, and set up overseas talent introduction work stations and offshore innovation and entrepreneurship bases to provide overseas students with a superior innovation environment, favorable entrepreneurship policies, and excellent development platform in Liaoning, striving to make Liaoning a place where talents gather together and a dream place for talents to start their own businesses. Liaoning sincerely welcomes overseas students to actively participate in the grand practice of Liaoning's all-round revitalization and development, and to innovate and start a business and realize their dreams. He expressed that everyone should follow the trend of the times, grasp the historical opportunities, and return to the country to start a business. return to China to start their own businesses, build the Chinese dream together with the Liaoning people, forge ahead to revitalize our country, and jointly create a better tomorrow.
Xia mingjiu said that the Party Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping as the core has placed scientific and technological innovation at the core of the overall development of the party and the country since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China. The country is vigorously implementing the innovation-driven development strategy and is embarking on a new journey to build a world-class science and technology power. China should gather all the outstanding talents and give full play to them, persist in planning and promoting scientific and technological innovation from a global perspective, and make the best use of global innovative resources, so as to comprehensively enhance China's position in global innovation. In addition, he stated that overseas should integrate the ambition to power the country and serve the nation into the struggle for the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation. Only by this way, they have no regrets in youth and become worthy descendants of the Chinese nation.
In his speech, Tan Zuojun expressed congratulations on behalf of the Dalian municipal party Committee and municipal government on the successful organization of entrepreneurship week and welcomed all distinguished guests and overseas students who participated. He said that China Overseas Students Entrepreneurship Week has been successfully held in Dalian for 18 sessions and has become a bridge for overseas students to display their talents, realize their values and serve their motherland. He believed that this entrepreneurship week will definitely achieve fruitful results with the joint efforts of all parties. Tan Zuojun pointed out that Dalian, an open, inclusive and innovative city, is accelerating the construction of the pilot zone for industrial structure optimization and the forerunner of economic and social development with implementing Xi Jinping's thoughts on socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era and the spirit of the 19th Party Congress. At present, Dalian is more eager to innovate and rely on innovation than ever before. It is more eager and dependent on talents than ever before. It sincerely hopes that more outstanding overseas students will pursue their ideal of life and realize their own value in Dalian, a city with hope and dreams. Dalian will continue to deepen reform and optimize policies, create a favorable environment for talents at home and abroad to innovate and start businesses, and provide a dream-chasing platform, making Dalian a place where overseas students learn from each other and develop their dreams. It is firmly believed that Dalian will definitely be a city of innovation, vitality and hope.
Also attending the opening ceremony were 603 overseas students from 27 countries and regions, 1129 representatives from 414 government agencies, scientific research institutes, institutions of higher learning, enterprises and institutions in 94 cities across the country, and 102 representatives of domestic and foreign financial investment institutions, etc.
After the opening ceremony, Wan Gang, Chen Qiufa, Tang Yijun, Song Jun, Li Bingren, Gao Xiangming, Xia Mingjiu, Tan Zuoyu, Wang Zhengpu, Liu Huanxin, Xu Bo, Tan Chengxu, Xiao Shengfeng and other leaders came to the exhibition site to visit the 2018 "The Mayor's Cup" Dalian Industrial Design Competition Exhibition and “China Design Now” Dalian High-tech Zone Station Black Technology Product Experience Exhibition, Maker Carnival, Dalian Innovation Design Exhibition, hand-painted map and other display projects, and they had in-depth exchanges with the participating students to learn more about their scientific and technological innovation achievements and their promotion and application.
It is reported that this year's entrepreneurship week is the 19th week The main activity will be held in Dalian World Expo Plaza from June 29th to July 1st with the theme of “Gathering elite and China Entrepreneurs”. Involving intelligent science and technology, clean energy, life science, marine science and technology, digital creation and other industrial directions, 200 high-tech projects were invited to participate in the project roadshow. There are 7 main activities including the Returnees Entrepreneurship Leadership Summit, the Entrepreneurship Incubation Summit, the “China Design Now” international summit series activities in Dalian High-tech Zone, project roadshows, talent recruitment fairs, professional forums, and Dalian Design Festival.