The China (Germany) R&D Innovation Alliance adheres to the concept of "science and technology are universal, contemporary and the common wealth of mankind", and in order to welcome the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Germany, the "China (Germany) R&D Innovation Alliance Lightweight Professional Committee" was held online on April 12, 2022. In order to welcome the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Germany, the "China (Germany) R&D Innovation Alliance Lightweight Professional Committee" was held online on April 12, 2022. The meeting was attended by 52 leaders and members of the Alliance, as well as members of the Lightweight Committee from Germany, China and the UK. The meeting was chaired by two Vice-Chairmen of the Alliance and the Director of the Lightweight Professional Committee, Prof. Mo Fan and Mr. Jibao Li respectively.
At the kick-off meeting, the moderator, Prof. Fan Mo, reported the preparations of the committee and announced the official launch of the committee. At present, the committee consists of 56 enterprises or expert members, covering various fields such as aerospace, rail transportation, vehicle transportation, engineering machinery, energy electronics, intellectual property, finance and investment. On behalf of the Science and Technology Department of the Embassy of Germany, Counsellor Sun Guowang warmly congratulated the establishment of the committee and hoped that the committee would play a positive role in promoting the relationship between China and Germany. The Chairman of the Alliance and Honorary Director of the Special Committee on Lightweighting, Academician Lei Charter, entrusted the moderator to thank the Science and Technology Department of the Embassy of Germany and all members for their support and trust. Academician Helmuth Hufenbach, the father of European lightweighting and honorary director of the Lightweighting Special Committee, suggested in his congratulatory message that the Special Committee should become a platform for Chinese enterprises to gather intelligence and innovation in Europe, to jointly develop German ideas, patents and technologies into products or services and bring them to the market together. After that, Mr. Jibao Li, Vice Chairman of the Alliance and Director of the Special Committee, Mr. Yulong Gao, Vice Chairman of the Alliance and Deputy Director of the Special Committee, Dr. Rong He, Deputy Director of the Special Committee, Dr. Lihe Chen, Deputy Director of the Special Committee, Mr. Guanqi Hao, Secretary General of the Alliance and Secretary General of the Special Committee, Mr. Yi Liu and Ms. Ying Cai, Secretaries of the Special Committee, and other members of the Lightweight Special Committee met with everyone. In the next exchange session, members Haicun Zhang and Xiaolong Fan Snapdragon from Shaangu, Nanji Ke from National New Energy Vehicle Technology Innovation Center, Tianxiang Liu from Colin, Xijia Chen from Future Star and Xiaoning Mi from Great Wall Motor spoke successively, introducing the main work, products and needs of their respective enterprises in the field of lightweighting and giving valuable suggestions for the future development of the committee.
During the forum, Mr. Jibao Li, the moderator, introduced the rules and forms of the forum held by the committee and welcomed all members to actively host their own forum to truly "discuss, build and share together". The first forum was organized by Dresden R&D Center. Professor Fan Mo gave a detailed introduction of the latest development of lightweight technology through the report of "The Latest Development of International Lightweighting". Mr. Yulong Gao gave a report on "Application and Exploration of Lightweighting in Rail Transportation", sharing the important achievements of CNR in the field of lightweighting and its leading position in lightweighting in the global rail transportation industry through years of unremitting exploration and research.
The exchange of members agreed that the future special committee will actively play the role of bridge and link between China and Germany in the field of lightweighting and contribute to the innovation cooperation between China and Germany.
The information of "Bimonthly Forum" of Lightweight Committee is as follows:
A dedicated forum organized by Gillen General in June 2022.
Dedicated forum organized by DEWT in August 2022.
A special forum organized by Weiqiao Germany in October 2022.
A special forum organized by CAC in December 2022.
In February 2023, a special forum will be organized by Shaangu European Research.
Author: China (Germany) R&D Innovation Alliance Secretariat
Reprinted with the authorization of the China (Germany) R&D Innovation Alliance