Tianjin – Lazio

Tianjin

Tianjin is one of four cities direct-controlled by the Central Government and the fourth largest in China (13 Mio. inhabitants). Tianjin City recorded 2012 China’s highest per-capita GDP and has become the pilot city with the most industrial investment funds in China. Its pillar industries are electronic information technology, automotive, bio-tech and pharmaceuticals, metallurgy and petrochemicals industries. The new coastal area, consisting of Tianjin Port, Tianjin Economic and Technology Development Area (TEDA) and Tianjin Bonded area, has attracted numerous world-famous businesses.

Binhai New Area lies along the southeast coast of Tianjin. It covers three urban areas (Tanggu, Hangu and Dagang) and nine economic functional zones, such as development zones, free trade zone, high-tech zone, and Dongjiang Free Trade Port Zone of Tianjin port. Besides, it includes 27 towns. It is the intersection between the developed city chain in the eastern coast of China, that is, Beijing, Tianjin and those in Hebei province, and Bohai city band. The Binhai New Area is being developed into a gateway for northern China as well as as a base of modern manufacturing​ and R&D ​transformation.

Binhai New Area lies along the southeast coast of Tianjin. It covers three urban areas (Tanggu, Hangu and Dagang) and nine economic functional zones, such as development zones, free trade zone, high-tech zone, and Dongjiang Free Trade Port Zone of Tianjin port. Besides, it includes 27 towns. It is the intersection between the developed city chain in the eastern coast of China, that is, Beijing, Tianjin and those in Hebei province, and Bohai city band. The Binhai New Area is being developed into a gateway for northern China as well as as a base of modern manufacturing​ and R&D ​transformation.

Lazio

Lazio is one of the most developed regions of Italy and Europe. With regard to innovation, Lazio is home to most of Italy’s public research institutes (23% of the country’s researchers work here). One of the Lazio Region’s major strengths is represented by its network of industrial districts and local production systems. Lazio Region manages EU structural funds and is directly and indirectly involved in numerous European projects. The EU Regional Operational Programme 2007-2013 has a budget of € 743.5 million and is mainly focused on research, innovation and strengthening the productive base.

Cooperation with Lazio will be mainly focused on regional innovation. Regione Lazio has chosen Technology Park Tecnopolo Tiburtino (located in the north of Rome) as a pilot area for cooperation with China. The technology park was conceived with the objective of creating organized areas capable of attracting high-tech companies and projects, in order to increase and improve development and employment rates in the Rome metropolitan area. Tecnopolo Tiburtino is situated on a property of about 70 hectares close to the industrial district hosting Italy’s most important aerospace and electronics companies. The area is well connected with the railway and subway systems, and can be reached easily from the international airports of Fiumicino and Ciampino. The Tecnopolo Tiburtino site supports local SMEs through convenient real estate solutions and technology development services. More than 100 companies are located in the park area, especially from the aerospace, energy, ICT and mechanical engineering.

For information on the activities carried out, please refer to the activities section

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