On July 10, the signing ceremony for the joint establishment of NKU-ENN Cognitive Technology Innovation Center and the Donation Ceremony to NKU was held in Tianjin. ENN Xinzhi Technology Co., Ltd. will invest 100 million yuan in building the first Cognitive Technology Innovation Center in China in collaboration with Nankai University. ENN Charity Foundation will donate 200 million yuan to NKU Education Foundation in support of the construction of China’s first Cognitive Technology Building. The two parties will promote rapid progress in cognitive intelligence theory and basic technologies in China, and accelerate the innovative application of cognitive intelligence in the industry.
Wang Xu, a member of the Standing Committee of the Tianjin Municipal City; Wang Yusuo, Chairman of the Board of ENN Group; Zhang Wenzhong, a tenured trustee of Nankai University and founder of Wumart Group; Yang Qingshan, Chancellor of Nankai University; Chen Yulu, President of Nankai University; Jing Hongyang, Director of Tianjin Municipal Education Commission; Jin Yongsheng, Chairman of ENN Group’s Shareholder Affairs Council; Ju Xilin, Chairman of ENN Charity Foundation; Zhang Jun and Tang Qing, Co-Chairs of ENN Group’s Technical Committee; Wang Shuaiyu, ENN’s General Manager in charge of Perception Affairs; Liu Minsheng, President of ENN Energy Institute; Wen Biao, founder of Tianjin Jinmao Group and chairman of Yanbo Technology; Guo Tuwei, Vice President of Wumart Group ; Yang Kexin, Executive Vice Chancellor of Nankai University; Chen Jun, Sheng Bin and Fang Yongchun, Vice Presidents of Nankai University attended the signing ceremony. The ceremony was moderated by Yang Kexin.
Zhang Jun and Chen Jun sign a cooperation agreement on behalf of both parties.
Ju Xilin and Fang Yongchun sign a donation agreement on behalf of both parties.
Under the cooperation agreement between ENN Xinzhi Technology Co., Ltd. and NKU, ENN Xinzhi will invest 100 million yuan within five years in building NKU-ENN Cognitive Technology Innovation Center in collaboration with Nankai University. The center is a joint R&D platform co-managed by both parties relying on the strengths of Nankai University’s mathematics, statistics, computer, artificial intelligence, electronic information and optical engineering, cyber science and other colleges and ENN Xinzhi. It aims to become a hub for technology R&D, teaching and disciplines, and industrial application innovation in the field of cognitive science and technology in China and even the world. It carries out R&D on core technologies, and supports the development of the industrial Internet by centering on key scientific research issues such as cognitive intelligence theory and model, intelligent application and systems, IoT intelligence, wellness and medical intelligence, and by focusing on technological bottlenecks, At the same time, it plans to adopt a new model of university-enterprise cooperation by positively pursuing talent training cooperation.
The two sides expect to capitalize on the construction of the center to accelerate the development of scientific research and industrial innovation in the field of artificial intelligence and cognitive intelligence particularly. And at the same time, the two sides hope that the center will promote the sharing of resources and values and win-win cooperation, raise Nankai University’s leading discipline strength and professional influence in cognitive intelligence at home and abroad, and boost the core technical capabilities of Chinese enterprises represented by ENN Group in the era of industrial intelligence.
Yang Qingshan delivered a speech.
Wang Yusuo delivered a speech.
Zhang Wenzhong delivered a speech.
Chen Yulu delivered a speech.
Wang Xu delivered a speech.
On the same day, ENN Charity Foundation and NKU Education Foundation signed the Donation Agreement, by which ENN Charity Foundation will donate 200 million yuan to NKU Education Foundation in building cognitive technology building and in supporting scientific research and teaching in the field of industrial Internet-related cognitive technology.
Edited and translated by Nankai News Team.