More opportunities between Austrian and Zhejiang Province
Photo: Mr Agathonos holding a speech
06 December 2019 – Mr Philipp Agathonos, Minister Plenipotentiary and director of OSTA, attended the press conference of the 2nd Global Industrial Internet Conference and China International Industrial Internet Expo 2020 (GIIC 2020) in China World Summit Wing in Beijing. Mr Agathonos made a brief invervention as international cooperation partner, in which he underlined the ongoing bilateral cooperation in the fields of smart city and ICT between Austria and the Zhejiang Province, as well as friendly relationship with the cities of Jiaxing, Tongxiang and Wuzhen. Mr Agathonos addes that the bilateral cooperation between Austria and China also focuses on new material, nano technology, digital security and safety, as well as startups.
The GIIC 2020 is co-organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), China Federation of Industrial Economics, Chinese Institute of Electronics, the municipality of the city Tongxiang, and will be held between 16.-18. April 2020 in Wuzhen, the permanent site for the World Internet Conference.