2012 (EN)

President Michele Capasso participated in the “China Italy Innovation Forum–SIEE 2012” at the City of Science, and event relating to technological exchanges between research centres and innovative companies in Italy and China.

It was inaugurated in the presence of Minister Francesco Profumo and Chinese Ambassador Ding Weng, as well asother eminent guests such as the Mayor of Naples Luigi De Magistris, the Deputy Mayor of Beijing Chen Gang representative of companies and research centers for the respective countries.
More than 600 people enrolled for the event including businessmen, researchers and scientists, including about 200 entrepreneurs from the Chinese business sector and institutional representatives. In fact, four Chinese delegations sent business delegations, including the Municipalities of Beijing, Sichuan, Henan and Tianjin.

In addition to the Minister of Education and Research and Ministry of foreign Affairs, the innovative systems of three regions were presented: Campania, Tuscany and Piedmont . The Italian promoters of the event included, in addition to the Fondazione Idis–Città della Scienza, major research institutions such as: CNR and ENEA, ICE, Invitalia, GSE and Entrerprise Europe Network.
President Michele Capasso spoke with Prof. Massimo Pica Ciamarra on the subject of developing cities and Smart Cities.

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