ZJU and Alibaba Join Forces to Promote Research & Development in Cutting-edge Technology

2017-06-01

 

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On May 31, Zhejiang University and Alibaba signed a strategic cooperative agreement, signaling the inception of a new journey of partnership.

Present at the agreement-signing ceremony were FengFei, Executive Vice Governor of Zhejiang Province, Jin Deshui, Party Chief of Zhejiang University, Wu Zhaohui, President of Zhejiang University and Zhang Yong, CEO of Alibaba. Yan Jianhua, Vice President of Zhejiang University, and Zhang Jianfeng, CTO of Alibaba, signed the agreement.

In accordance with the agreement, Zhejiang University and Alibaba will collaborate with each other in various domains, such as cutting-edge technology, healthcare, big data, humanities and social sciences, so as to promote the cultivation of innovative talents and the development of society.

Zhejiang University and Alibaba have entered into partnership for many years in multiple subjects, including informatics, engineering, medicine, law and management. Their partnership has produced a series of major achievements. This year, Zhejiang University and Alibaba set up the Alibaba-ZJU Cutting-edge Technology Research Center. This new cooperative mode helps explore technological values and endows research products with more significance to society.