On the afternoon of November 25th, the Inaugural Conference of the Wenzhou Expert Committee on Life and Health Development & Life and Health Development International Summit Forum were held in the press conference hall on the fourth floor of the Wenzhou Great Hall of the People. President Li Xiaokun was selected as the first director and delivered a speech.
The Talent Work Leading Group of the CPC Wenzhou Municipal Committee and WMU are in charge of the organisation, coordination, and service of the Expert Committee on Life and Health Development. It’s the first expert committee comprised of elites from home and abroad in Wenzhou, which is a milestone in the development of life and health industry. The committee consists of an expert committee on optometry industry development, an expert committee on pharmaceutical equipment industry development, and an expert committee on medical industry development. The Expert Committee on Life and Health Development aims to build a first-rate think tank in the field of life and health, introduce and cultivate innovative and entrepreneurial talents, deepen regional interaction and exchange, and build a world-class medical research base. It will help Wenzhou to further implement the "Healthy China" strategy and build itself into a first-class medical healthcare center and a national health smart city. At the same time, based on Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou Institute of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences and other platforms, the expert committee will speed up the introduction and gathering of a group of "top and scarce" talents in health and medical field, make breakthroughs in some core technologies, formulate a number of norms and standards, and contribute to the construction of "two-healthy" pilot zone and national independent innovation demonstration zone in the new era.
Li said, WMU, as a significant force in expert committee, will give full play to its resource advantages in scientific research, talents and medical treatment, and make use of the wisdom and strength of experts, to promote the development of life and health industry and the upgrade of medical and health industry in Wenzhou.
The conference reported on the preparation for the committee and adopted the Regulations of Wenzhou Expert Committee on Life and Health Development. 24 leading experts in the field of life and health from the United States, Britain, Canada, Australia, Sweden, the Netherlands and Germany were appointed as the first committee members, including eight domestic and international academicians. The conference also included a roundtable forum themed “wisdom gathering in Wenzhou, seeking life and health development together”.
The conference was followed by the Life and Health Development International Summit Forum.