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New campus of TAFE Ningbo completed

The launching ceremony of the new campus of TAFE Ningbo was held at the Hangzhou Bay New Zone on November 21.
Reportedly, TAFE Ningbo was established in 2011 as an important comprehensive project integrating concept innovation, model innovation, system innovation, resources combination and development guidance. As a major reform program, the new TAFE Ningbo will definitely promote the educational and cultural cause of the new zone. 
On November 20, the new campus received the first batch of over 700 students, and over 70 teachers from the Foreign Affairs School, foreign teachers and newly recruited teachers

Ningbo Builds 11 New Academician Workstations

On the morning of Sept. 24th, the awarding ceremony of “academician workstation” of Ningbo Talents and Science and Technology Week was held in Ningbo Shangri-La Hotel, with 11 newly-added academician workstations in Ningbo. Yao Jianquan, Chen Yunmin and other doctors attended the awarding ceremony. The Ningbo Rail Transit Group that is closely connected with common citizens’ daily life also built the academician workstation.
The followings are the 11 newly-added academician workstation in 2016 are the following:
Academician workstations built together by the innovation team led by Zhuanghui, Yao Jianquan, Yu Mengsun and other academicians and Ningbo Haishikai Drive Technology Co.,Ltd., by the innovation team led by Li Dequn and Ningbo Founder Automobile Mould Co., Ltd., by the innovation team led by Yu Sunmeng and Ningbo Yizhonghe Biological Technology Co.,Ltd., by the innovation team led by Han Buxing and Ningbo Nengzhiguang New Technology Co.,Ltd., by the innovation team led by Li Wei and Ningbo Funeng New Materials Co.,Ltd., by the innovation team led by John C. Crittenden and Ningbo science environmental energy technology Co.,Ltd., by the innovation team led by Ding Rongjun, Chen Yunmin and other academicians and Ningbo Rail Transit Group Co.,Ltd., by the innovation team led by Yuan Weikang, Qian Feng and Zhenhai Refining & Chemical Company Sinopec, by the innovation team led by Du Youwei and Zhejiang Zhonghang New Materials Co.,Ltd., by the innovation team led by Liu Zhongmin and Ningbo Fude Energy Co.,Ltd. and by the innovation team led by Nicola Cattell and other academicians and Xiangshan Science and Technology Innovation Center.
According to Ningbo Science and Technology Association, containing the 11 newly-established ones, Ningbo has had 98 academician workstations to date, providing intelligence support to the Ningbo science and technology enterprises

The 24th Japan-South Korea-China Youth Games Rounded Off

Sponsored by the State General Administration of Sports and organized by Zhejiang Municipal Sports Bureau and Ningbo Municipal People’s Government, the 24th Japan-South Korea-China Youth Games was rounded off in Ningbo International Exhibition & Convention Center on the night of Aug.27th. Liu Fumin, director in charge of youth sports in the State General Administration of Sports and head of China’s sports delegation, Okazaki, head of Japan’s sports delegation, Park Chu-han, head of South Korea’s sports delegation, Zhang Minghua, deputy mayor of Ningbo and other important figures attended the closing ceremony cum the evening gala on Aug.27th.
On the ceremony, the athletes from three countries shared their euphoria and strengthened the bonds by partying. Over a half among 17 performances saw the participation of teenage athletes, among which China’s handball team and football team separately presented dances called “Dad! What’s Wrong” and “Tun’er” while South Korean basketball and volleyball teams gave performances like Hip-Pop and Japanese ping-pong and rugby teams displayed their vigor by the dances such as “Lucky Cookies in Love”. China’s wrestling team specially came to Ningbo and contributed a show on wrestling regardless of their absence in the Youth Games. All the athletes devoted themselves to a spectacularly large show named as “Let’s Fly Together”, walking on the stage hand in hand, yelling and bouncing with the hope to a promising future.

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Talent Introduction Program Forges Brainpower of Cixi

At the beginning of “13th Five-Year”, a new round of grabbing high-level talents has started. Cixi begins to simplify the review process of “Shanglin Excellence” , largely improving the review’s efficiency. After releasing 19 selected lists and projects in the 7th batch of the program in March this year, the 8th batch will start its defense this month.
Connected with “the national scheme”(a plan for introducing high-level oversease talents), “the provincial scheme” and “Ningbo 3315”Excellence plan and to build “the brain”, Cixi launched “Shanglin Excellence” program in June, 2011. To the first half of this year, Cixi has finished 7 batches’ review of “Shanglin Excellence” program, including 113 initiative projects, 81 plans that have been implemented and 2 projects worth billions of yuan. So far it has introduced and converged 11 experts in the national scheme, such as Luo Peidong and Hua Shaobing, 3 professionals in the pronvincial scheme including Huang Biying, 7 projects of Ningbo "3115 team", 9 of "3115 individual plan" and 1 of "3115 e-commerce team".
Shanglin Lake is the land mark of Cixi's celadon culture, whose spirit is also one of the core values and ethos of our city. When it comes to the reason why named the excellence plan "Shanglin" and the enthusiasm about the"second start-up" , supporting the second soar development of Cixi with talents and.intelligence, the head of Cixi talents office suggests that they would inherit the special.ethos of "Shanglin", develop perseverance, encourage the passion for starting up and innovation. Faced with talents competition, the model of attracting talents by preferential policy will be transformed to by good environment and service, speeding up making the "Shanglin wisdom pool", a city with best environment and talents and making a contribution to attracting high-level innovative talents that Cixi badly needs for its economic and social development.

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Ningbo University to Invest 10bn Yuan in Soliciting Elite

On Aug. 12th, Ningbo held this year’s discussion about the work of local colleges whose presidents and responsible Party secretaries gathered together in a careful deliberation of the loopholes of their school management and corresponding solutions.

The representative of Ningbo University enumerated the hindrances of its development, including the lack of high-caliber personnel, weak and undistinguished disciplines and an imbalance in the system fostering innovation and entrepreneurship, etc.

For each weakness mentioned, the university released corresponding documents of solutions. Its representative expressed its commitment to investing over 10bn yuan every year during the Thirteenth Five-year Plan so as to recruit 100 talents with at least a doctorate each year and 80 salient savants including academicians, Chang Jiang Scholars, outstanding youths, global experts and so forth within five years.

In terms of the disciplines, during the Thirteenth Five-year Plan, the university strives to improve their national ranks or even the global ranks, while putting a premium on three major fields expected to boost the industrial transformation of Zhejiang and Ningbo, namely, modern marine science, telecommunications and life and health.

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