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Tongzhou to cooperate with Jiangnan University

Updated: 2019-03-26

Chen Wei, deputy district head of Nantong’s Tongzou district, urged enterprises in Tongzhou to enhance communication with Jiangnan University on March 22.

Chen was speaking at a fair on people with professional skills held jointly by Jiangnan University and Tongzhou district.

Chen Wei said that Tongzhou district has continuously improved its talent cooperation mechanism and business environment.

He expressed his hopes for enterprises in Tongzhou district to strengthen cooperation with Jiangnan University, especially in fields of the commercialization of research findings.

More than 30 sci-tech firms were seeking for cooperation with over 10 scholars from Jiangnan University at the fair.

During the fair, officials from Tongzhou district introduced related policies to attract talents. Meanwhile Jiangnan University also promoted achievements in scientific research.

Jiangnan University, situated in Wuxi by the beautiful Taihu Lake, is a national key "211 Project" university and was selected as a "First-Class Discipline Project", falling under the Ministry of Education.

The university began its independent existence as Wuxi Institute of Light Industry in 1958. After 60 years of development, the proportion of staff members with a doctor’s degree has now reached 65.4 percent.