China Through the Telescope - JV and Automotive Seminar - Post Event

07 March 2016

The 3rd seminar of the cycle China through the telescope, organized by the Galileo Galilei Italian Institute, Italian centre created by Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and operating inside the Chongqing University, was held on February 26th at the Italian restaurant Dcafe’, at the Main Teaching building of Chongqing University.





The seminar, named Joint Venture Experiences in Chongqing’s Automotive Industry, was an expert roundtable, chaired by Paolo Bazzoni, Board member and Chongqing delegate for the China-Italy Chamber of Commerce.

The event was sponsored by the CICC, the Chongqing University, the Galileo Galilei Italian Institute and Confindustria Toscana Servizi. Among the experts called to present and participate at the debate, there were Prof He Yansong, Dean of the College of Automotive Engineering of Chongqing University, Maurizio Giansiracusa, Deputy-CEO of Saic Iveco Hongyan, and Karel Novak, Director of Purchase Department of Saic Fiat Powertrain Hongyan, who shared in-sights of the two Chinese-Italian joint venture companies. 

The seminar was focused on describing the main advantages and disadvantages of the joint ventures between Italian and Chinese companies, through some examples of Italian-chinese joint ventures.
Professor Meng Weidong, Vice-president of Chongqing University, opened the seminar underlying the prominent contribution of Chongqing to China’s national automotive industry, and the competitive advantage it possesses thanks to R&D and innovation research capabilities. Professor Meng stressed the importance of further improving communication and interconnection between the university realm and the companies working in the sector in the municipality.
Download the full Galileo Galilei report here.


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