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2018 EU-China Forum on Sustainable Urban Development

May 17@9:00 am-5:00 pm

2018 EU-China Forum on Sustainable Urban Development

Sci-tech Innovation and Smart Manufacturing

There are many participants, including Representatives of Ministries of China’s Republic of China, European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, European Union External Action Service; entrepreneurs, well-known experts and media workers; and mayors from China and EU countries among others. They discuss the challenges and opportunities faced in the urbanization in China and European countries, and the result and practice made in sci-tech Innovation and Smart Manufacturing, aiming to push pragmatic cooperation matchmaking and sustainable and common development of China-EU cities.

May 17 , 2018 Thursday 09:00-17:00
Location: Meijiang Convention and Exhibition Center

Guided by: National Development and Reform Commission European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation
Organized by: China Center for Urban Development
Co-organizer: Tianjin Municipal People’s Government
Administrative Committee of Tianjin Free Trade Zone (Administrative Committee of Tianjin China-EU Advanced Manufacture Park)
Special Supporter: European Union, Delegation of the European Union
Urban EU-China Innovation Platform on Sustainable Urbanization, Project Team


09:00-09:30 Opening ceremony

09:30-10:30 Topic1 International city cluster orientation and coordinated development for the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei

10:30-11:30 Topic 2 Regional cooperation contributes to the  Belt and Road Initiative

11:30-12:30 Topic3 Smart city and intelligence sci-tech innovation

Parallel Session

1. EU-China smart equipment and new energy and material
2. EU-China information technology matchmaking
3. EU-China biomedical matchmaking


1.Inclusive urbanization (land and population)
2. Resilient urbanization (ecology and sustainability)
3. Infrastructure-oriented urbanization (transportation, network of underground pipelines, smart)



May 17
9:00 am-5:00 pm