From August 27 to 29, a delegation, organized by Zhejiang Robot Industry Association and Xiaoshan Robot Town, consists of representatives from Xiaoshan Robot Town, Zhejiang Intelligent Robot Research Institute, Qianjiang Robot, Hengfengtai,Jingye, Jinfei Mechanics, China Jiliang University, and NPO sian Association for Technical Exchange. Guided by Secretary-General Guoyao Wang and Xiao Chen, manager of Xiaoshan Robot Town, the delegation investigated the robot technology and industry development in Zhejiang, Jiangsu, and Anhui.
First stop: Oxford University Institute of Advanced Study (Suzhou)
On August 27th morning, the delegation went to Oxford University Institute of Advanced Study (Suzhou), which is has been the first overseas natural sciences and engineering research center set up by Oxford University. Its early research activities at an early stage focus on biomedical engineering, medical health, environmental and biological technology, nanotechnology and functional materials, mathematical modeling and data analysis. Hailei Yang, Industrial Cooperation Manager of the institute showed the delegation around the exhibition hall. At the symposium industry cooperation, Guoyao Wang, the secretary general of ZRIA, Xiao Chen, the manager of Xiaoshan Robot Town introduced ZRIA and Robot Town respectively. Secretary-General Wang extended an invitation to Oxford University Institute of Advanced Study to participate in 6th West Lake International Robot Forum. Both sides had an extensive communication and discussion on robot, artificial intelligence, and industrial cooperation.
Figure 1: Visit to the Exhibition Hall of Achievements in Oxford University Institute of Advanced Study, Suzhou
Figure 2: Symposium in Oxford University Institute of Advanced Study
Figure 3: Group Photo in Oxford University Institute of Advanced Study
Second stop: Robot Committee of Jiangsu Machinery Industry Association
Eston Automation Co., LTD.
On the afternoon of August 27, the delegation came to Eston Automation Co., LTD., the chairman of the robotics Committee of Jiangsu Machinery Industry Association. Eston was founded in 1993 and listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in 2015. Its main business include: automation core components, motion control systems and industrial robots and intelligent manufacturing systems.
Zhu Chunhua, chairman of Robot Committee of Jiangsu Machinery Industry Association and CEO of Eston, warmly received the delegation, who visited Eston factory on Jiyin Avenue and Shuige Road. At the symposium, President Zhu Chunhua first introduced Eston's latest products and technologies, as well as the company's development direction and current situation in detail to the delegates. The delegates expressed their sincere admiration for Eston's development in recent years, especially its growth against the trend despite the pandemic this year. Guoyao Wang, the secretary-general of ZRIA, and Chen Xiao, director of Xiaoshan Robot Town, introduced the association and the robot town respectively. Secretary-General Guoyao Wang pointed out that ZRIA is the rotating chairman of Yangtze River Delta Robot and Intelligent Manufacturing Cooperation Organization this year. Therefore, in the host city of Zhejiang, the Association hopes to host the sixth China (Hangzhou) West Lake International Robot Forum together with other members. Chairman Chunhua Zhu stated that, Robot Committee of Jiangsu Machinery Industry Association as a member of Yangtze River Delta Robot and Intelligent Manufacturing Cooperation Organization, will support the work of Yangtze River Delta Robot and Intelligent Manufacturing Cooperation Organization and that of Zhejiang Robot Industry Association. Xiao Chen, the manager of Xiaoshan Robot Town extended an invitation to Eston to investigate Xiaoshan Economic and Technological Development Zone and Robot Town. President Zhu Chunhua gladly accepted the invitation and was looking forward to cooperating with Xiaoshan Robot Town in the future. Subsequently, there was a warm exchange at the meeting. The delegates had in-depth discussions on the core components of domestic robots, benign industrial competition, robot calibration, medical robots and other aspects.
Figure 4: Eston Automation Inc. Symposium
Photo 5: Group photo of Eston Automation Co., LTD
Figure 6: Visit the Institute of Photoacoustic Superstructure Materials, Nanjing University
Third stop: Nanjing University
Institute of Photoacoustic Superstructure Materials, College of Modern Engineering and Applied Sciences
On the morning of August 28, the delegation of the Association visited School of Engineering Application, Nanjing University and Institute of Photoacoustic Superstructure Materials, Nanjing University (referred to as optoacoustic Superstructure). Dean Zhang Weihua and other members of the association warmly received the delegation, and the delegation visited the laboratory of the institute, expressing high appreciation for the fruitful achievements of the institute. Secretary-General Wang Guoyao warmly invited Professor Zhang Weihua and other experts to attend the sixth China (International) West Lake International Robot Forum, stating that the two sides could carry out more communication and cooperation in establishing a research and development center in Zhejiang Province and jointly applying for national projects.
Figure 7: Symposium of School of Engineering and Application, Nanjing University
Figure 8: Group photo of Institute of Photoacoustic Superstructure Materials, Nanjing University
Figure 9: Symposium of Chengmai Technology (Nanjing) Co., LTD
The fourth stop: Chengmai Technology (Nanjing) Co., LTD
AvatarMind Robot Technology Co.,LTD
On the afternoon of August 28, the fourth stop of the delegation was Chengmai Technology (Nanjing) Co., LTD and AvatarMind Robot Technology Co.,Ltd. Chengmai Technology Co., Ltd. was listed on the Gem of Shenzhen Stock Exchange in 2017. It focuses on the research, development and innovation of embedded software technology in the fields of smart phones, smart cars, smart hardware, artificial intelligence and mobile Internet, and is committed to providing customers with full-life cycle solutions. AvatarMind Robot is a high-tech enterprise specialized in intelligent service robot research development, manufacturing, and sales.
Bing Liu, President of Chengmai Technology, and Wenping Wang, marketing director of AvatarMind Robot, warmly received the delegation and accompanied the delegation to visit the exhibition hall of Chengmai Technology and AvatarMind Robot. At the symposium, President Bing Liu extended a warm welcome to the delegation and introduced in detail the latest scientific research technology and products of Chengmai Technology. Guoyao Wang, secretary-general of ZRIA, and Chen Xiao, Manager of Xiaoshan Robot Town, respectively introduced ZRIA and Xiaoshan Robot Town. President Bing Liu highly recognized the robot industrial agglomeration in Zhejiang Province, and hoped to have in-depth cooperation with ZRIA and Xiaoshan Robot Town in the future. Secretary-General Guoyao Wang extended an invitation to Chengmai Technology and Avatar robots to participate in the 6th China (International) West Lake International Robot Forum.
Figure 10: Visit the product exhibition hall of Chengmai Technology (Nanjing) Co., LTD
Photo 11: Visiting an Avatar robot showroom
Photo 12: Chengmai Technology (Nanjing) Co., LTD
Photo 13: Visiting the Efort robot showroom
Fifth stop: Anhui Robot Industry technology innovation strategic Alliance
Efort Intelligent Equipment Co., Ltd
On the morning of August 29, the delegation arrived at Efort Intelligent Equipment Co., Ltd. in Wuhu, Anhui Province. Efort, listed on the Science and Technology Innovation Board in July this year, is one of China's top 100 intelligent manufacturing enterprises and belongs on first-tier industrial robot industry enterprises, with its products focused on the industrial robot application. In the meanwhile, Efort Intelligent Equipment Co. Ltd. is the director unit of Anhui Robot Industry Technology Innovation Strategic Alliance. Wei Zhang, Vice President Of Efort, Fukang Wang, General Manager of Marketing Center, and Xiaodong Yu, Secretary-General of Anhui Robot Industry Technology Innovation Strategic Alliance received the delegation warmly. The delegation visited the Efort exhibition hall with great interest. A colloquium followed. At the meeting, Mr. Wang Fukang, general manager of Eft marketing Center, introduced the development history of EFT and expressed his keen interest in Developing in Zhejiang. Wang Guoyao, secretary-general of ZRIA, and Xiao Chen, director of Xiaoshan Robot Town, introduced ZRIA and Xiaoshan Robot Town respectively. Director Chen said that she welcomed Efort to investigate Zhejiang Xiaoshan Robot Town for development, and hoped that Efort would come to the robot town for in-depth investigation and negotiation. Wang Guoyao, Secretary-General, proposed that Zhejiang Robot Industry Development Association, as the rotating chairman of the Yangtze River Delta Robot Cooperation Organization, hopes to jointly hold the sixth China (Hangzhou) International Robot West Lake Forum in Zhejiang province this year. Secretary General Yu Xiaodong and leaders attending the meeting expressed the willingness of active support, and consensus was reached at the meeting: Zhejiang and Anhui, as provinces and cities under the national strategy of the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta, need more and closer exchanges and cooperation in the collaborative development of robots.
The visiting ended successfully. The delegation and robot enterprises and institutions had in-depth communication and discussion. The delegates agreed on the fruitful visit activities and stated that they have not only deepened the understanding of robot industry in Jiangsu and Anhui, but also made the acquaintance with a bunch of people working in robot industry, which laid a good foundatition for further communication and cooperation within Yangtze river delta robot technology and industry.
Figure 14: Efort robotics symposium
Photo 15: Efort robotBack