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University-enterprise partnership to promote digital economy

Updated: 2021-04-15

A signing ceremony for a strategic partnership agreement between the Shanxi Institute of Technology and Universal Education Group and the founding ceremony for the School of Digital Economy Industry were held in Yangquan city on April 13.

The Shanxi Institute of Technology is the only undergraduate college in Yangquan. In recent years, it has adjusted and optimized its academic disciplines and trained and educated applications-oriented young people in line with the demand for such expertise in Yangquan, helping its economic transformation and development. 

Universal Education Group is an education company that targets college students and is focused on providing high-tech education services in the field of integrated production and education.

The partnership agreement ceremony and the start of the joint venture in the school is said to have marked a solid step taken in government-university-enterprise integrated development.

It is expected to have far-reaching influence and be of significance to the city's industrial transformation, as well as its upgrading and improvement in local applications-oriented education.

Mayor Lei Jiankun urged the two partners to take the establishment of the school as a starting point, to improve cooperation mechanisms and give full play to their respective advantages.

The mayor further urged them to carry out in-depth exchanges and cooperation in the development of academic disciplines, the construction of platforms and in the training and education of young people.

Lei added that they should also jointly educate a group of professionals in key areas such as industrial robots, the industrial internet of things and intelligent manufacturing.