A delegation of 23 leaders from municipal offices and state-owned enterprises in Qingdao, organized by the Qingdao Municipal People’s Government Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau Affairs Office, visited UM on September 16th to attend a seminar on “Macau’s ‘1+4’ Moderately Diversified Development Strategy and Practice”. The seminar was organized by CCE and supported by Executive Education and BRTC of FBA.

Dr. XU Jian, Vice Rector (Administration) of UM, attended the seminar and delivered a welcome speech, introducing UM’s work and progress in industry-academia collaboration. As a platform for this type of collaboration, UM has strengthened its cooperation with many industries, promoting the transformation of scientific and technological achievements as well as innovation and entrepreneurship. CCE Director Prof. Matthew LIU and Prof. Henry LEI from FBA served as keynote speakers for the seminar. They both provided a detailed introduction and sharing into the background and key projects of Macau’s “1+4” industry diversification strategy, as well as the situation of integrated development between Macao & Hengqin.

Afterwards, the guests visited University Gallery and Library. Many participants were satisfied and had gained a lot, and believed there could be more opportunities for industry-academia collaboration between the two places in the future.