​Jinan promotes supercomputing cooperation in Beijing

(chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2021-03-30

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A conference hosted by the Jinan municipal science and technology bureau and the Licheng district people's government was held in Beijing on March 26 to promote the integration of the supercomputer and digital economy industries in Jinan.

During the conference, the Jinan Institute of Supercomputing Technology and the Licheng Holding Group signed cooperation agreements with 20 scientific research institutions and enterprises.

The partners include the School of Artificial Intelligence of the China University of Mining and Technology (Beijing), the Internet of Things Industrial Base of Alibaba Cloud, and the Institute of Digital Media of the Peking University.

"The digital economy is an important driving force for the development of science and technology and supercomputing as the core of digital economy plays a key role in promoting digital transformation in various fields," Sun Bin, vice-mayor of Jinan, said at the conference.

The National Supercomputing Center in Jinan will support the city's high-quality development in supercomputing industry, Sun added.

Cao Dianjun, head of Licheng district in Jinan, expressed hope that the conference will enhance people's understanding of the Jinan center and help strengthen further cooperation.

The first stage of the National Supercomputing Center in Jinan has been completed and put into use. The park has signed cooperation agreements with dozens of Chinese leading enterprises, research institutes and universities such as Huawei, Lenovo, Haier, Inspur, and Xidian University.