A visitor reads an Inspur Group brochure during an expo in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. [Photo by Yang Suping/For China Daily]
The China (Shandong) Pilot Free Trade Zone Qingdao Area, or Qingdao FTZ, and Chinese information technology (IT) firm Inspur Group will collaborate to boost the development of the digital economy in the area.
Inspur Industrial Internet, a subsidiary of Inspur Group, and the administrative committee of Qingdao FTZ signed a cooperation agreement on June 19.
The two parties will share resources, establish an innovative cooperation and development mechanism, and cooperate in the fields of resource and dual carbon industry research, energy trade and digital ecology.
Qingdao FTZ and Inspur Group will establish a dual carbon industry joint scientific research institution that integrates production, education and research, leverages high-quality projects to deepen breakthroughs, and develops a number of nationally leading scientific research projects and products.
The two will also use the low-carbon energy management and control cloud platform and apply technologies such as green buildings, clean energy, and zero-carbon heat and electricity emissions to create an example for low-carbon smart parks.
Inspur Group is China's leading cloud computing and big data service provider. It provides IT products and services for governments and enterprises in more than 120 countries and regions.