The Wuxi Municipal Delegation, headed by the Director of Wuxi Municipal Talent Affairs Leadership Group Mr Maosong Lin, visited UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) on May 1. Dr Liming Wang, Director of UC CII, and Mr Wei Zhang, Co-Director of CII, received the visitors.
The delegation first visited NIBRT, National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training on the UCD campus. NIBRT is a world-class institute that provides training and research resolutions for global biopharmaceutical manufacturing industry. NIBRT Marketing and Communications Manager Ms Alison Quinn spoke of its achievements in the past 7 years and the development of Ireland’s biopharmaceutical manufacturing industry. NIBRT Bioprocessing training director took the visitors on a guided tour of their laboratories.
Prof Liming Wang briefed the visitors of the development of UCD CII. Both parties explored ways for further collaborations. Head of the delegation Mr Lin said that Wuxi Municipality wishes to undertake practical cooperation with NIBRT and CII. Toward the end of the visit, UCD CII and Jiangyin Municipality signed an agreement to officially launch the (Jiangyin) Ireland Centre for the Recruitment Scheme of Overseas Talents. The Signing was followed by an unveiling ceremony.