According to the unified arrangement of the Executive Committee of the Fifth China-Arab States Expo, the Science and Technology Department of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region is responsible for undertaking the Technology Transfer and Innovation Cooperation Conference. Under the support and guidance of the Ministry of Science and Technology and local government, the Science and Technology Department of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region actively coordinated all parties and promoted all preparatory work in an orderly manner.
First, determining the general guidelines. With the theme of "co-creation and sharing, the integration of science and technology into the Belt and Road Initiative", the combination of online and offline, the activity will be jointly held by the Ministry of Science and Technology and Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, and jointly organized by China and foreign countries. The Science and Technology Department of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region actively explored the mechanism of "combining government-led and market-oriented operation", and highlighted pragmatic cooperation, project landing, capital availability and brand influence enhancement while considering the expected results of the conference.
Second, actively seeking support from the Ministry of Science and Technology. Leaders of the Department of Science and Technology led a team to the MOST and clarified that the Ministry of Science and Technology and the government of Hui Autonomous Region will jointly host a conference on technology transfer and innovation cooperation, and the leaders of the Ministry will attend the relevant activities of the China-Arab States Expo. The Ministry will assist in inviting ministerial guests from relevant Arab science and technology authorities to participate in the relevant activities of the Expo, and will issue a notice to the science and technology departments nation wide.
Third, collecting demands from multiple channels. Pre-invitation letters were sent to 8 bilateral technology transfer centers including Saudi Arabia, Oman, Egypt, Sudan and Morocco, and 11 technical transfer cooperation network working bases including Shanghai, Tianjin, Hebei and Shandong, Nigeria and Kazakhstan. Online matchmaking activities are continuously carrying out, and relevant institutions in host countries like Oman and Morocco are in communication, on matters related to attendinbg the China-Arab States Expo and promoting bilateral scientific and technological cooperation.
Fourth, promoting and consolidating the signing of a number of projects. A number of international scientific and technological cooperation projects will be signed during the conference under the previous efforts. For instance, Qatar Free Trade Zone and China-Arab States Technology Transfer Center jointly establishing the"China-Qatar Technology Transfer Center", MBSCR Technical Department of UAE and Beijing Aerospace Satelliteherd Science and Technology Co., Ltd jointly implementing the "UAE Space Station Construction Project", Moroccan MAScIR Foundation and GSAFETY jointly implementing the project of "Smart City Construction" , and a number of other projects are on the way of concluding