Follow-up of the Austrian Technology Day in Jiaxing
24 June 2019 – Mr Pfeiler, Deputy Director of OSTA, welcomed Mr ZHANG Haojun, Deputy Secretary of Zhejiang Baibu Economic Development Area (Baibu Town) at the Austrian Embassy Beijing. Mr Zhang introduced the Baibu Area and underlined the key development fields focusing on smart city, textile industry, equipment manufacturing, trademark printing, as well as new energy and new materials. Mr Zhang especially mentioned the Austrian enterprise VST, which is well known for composite formwork technologies and cooperates closely with the local partners, and expressed the willingness to expand further cooperation with Austria. For more exchange in possible cooperation fields, Mr Pfeiler invited the Baibu Area to take part in the event of the Austrian Delegation on ICT, which will pay a visit to Jiaxing during their tour in China in November this year. Representatives from Zhejiang Weltpure Environment Co. Ltd., who participated in the Austrian Technology Day in Jiaxing in May, also attended the meeting and exchanged views on matchmaking.
The Baibu Town is the west gate of Haiyan County, 137 kilometers away from Shanghai in the east and 80 kilometers away from Hangzhou in the south. It is located at the junction of Nanhu District, Xiuzhou District and Haining City in Jiaxing. The Baibu Economic Development Area has developed rapidly and has become the economic sub-center and an important industrial growth pole in Haiyan County.