On September 3, the 2022 Ningbo Innovation Design Week officially opened. Academician Pan Yunhe, former executive vice president of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and Chairman of the China Innovation and design industry strategic alliance, and academician Wu Zhiqiang of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and Chairman of China Europe Carbon Neutral (CNEUCN) Scientific Committee attended the opening ceremony and delivered a keynote speech. The double academician lineup supports the design week, and national think tanks gather to discuss the future of intelligent digital driven innovative cities.
吴志强院士带来了主题演讲《设计让城市生活更美好》，首发了Global Design Call，并对元城市进行解读与阐述，重新定义未来数字城市理念。吴院士在演讲中强调，智慧城市的终极目的即是为了供人类更美好的生活，这才是真正的智慧。
Academician Wu Zhiqiang brought the keynote speech “design makes city life better”, launched the global design call, interpreted and elaborated on the meta City, and redefined the concept of future digital city. Academician Wu emphasized in his speech that the ultimate goal of a smart city is to provide a better life for mankind, which is the real wisdom.
在“永续模式向未来探索”议题中，仲欧脱碳科技有限公司首席执行官兼创始人Massimo Bagnasco畅谈碳中和的机遇与挑战。Bagnasco 先生在讲话中强调了中国在脱碳道路上面临的挑战，例如：缺乏控制能源强度、能源短缺的综合框架，以及中国对煤炭的高度依赖仍然对碳中和目标构成重大威胁，他提到需要提高基础设施和建筑的质量，然后是初步也是最重要的步骤——重组国家的能源结构。最重要的是，脱碳需要整体、系统的方法，裸技术的实施不能保证实现预期的增长突破。
On the topic of “Exploring the Future with Sustainable Mode”, Massimo Bagnasco, CEO of China Europe Carbon Neutral Technology (CNEUCN) talked about the opportunities and challenges of carbon neutrality. Along his speech Mr.Bagnasco underlined the challenges that China is facing toward the decarbonization path such as: lack of a comprehensive framework to control energy intensity, energy shortage, and China’s high dependence on coal remains a substantial threat to the carbon neutrality target,
He mention the need to improve the quality of infrastructure and buildings, and then preliminary and most important step – restructuring the country’s energy mix. Above all, a holistic, systematic approach to decarbonization is required, bare technologies implementation cannot guarantee achieving expected growth breakthrough. “We have the unique opportunity to create a new and sustainable economic development model with new high qualified jobs as well as a better living environment for the community” he said.
Decarbonisation is a key topic for deepening EU-China cooperation. China and Europe have both made formal commitments with stringent goals towards decarbonisation. European companies have the credibility and expertise to provide reliable, advanced, and sustainable solutions.
He undelined that “CNEUCN then aims to support and contribute to China’s path towards carbon neutrality in a holistic and inclusive way by gathering all the stakeholders and creating solutions for each challenge”.
In his speech, president Shao focused on innovative design and expressed his expectations for Ningbo’s innovative development and innovative design education in universities. President Shao believes that today’s innovative design is an aggregate of development, which cannot be separated from the integration of culture and the support of science, technology and education. In the future, Ningbo’s entrepreneurship and industry need the cooperation of universities, enterprises and venture capital funds.
In the face of the new development trend of the combination of digitalization and ecology, urban development requires not only technological innovation to provide intelligent solutions, but also design innovation to activate the potential of green wisdom. Design plays an increasingly important role in this process.
In his keynote speech on intelligent innovation of fashion industry, academician Pan Yunhe believed that the connotation of innovative design includes scientific and technological innovation, cultural and artistic innovation, business model innovation and user experience innovation. On the one hand, through intelligent design, we can improve the speed and level of intelligent manufacturing of traditional products and create intelligent fashion new products. Academician Pan, who has attended Ningbo innovation design week for seven consecutive years, is respected by the industry as a “driver of industrial innovation design”. He is one of the pioneers in the field of intelligent CAD and computer art in China.
In the keynote session, focusing on the topic of “green design empowers cities”, Wu Tao, vice president of Nottingham University in Ningbo, elaborated on the new paradigm of sustainable international cooperative manufacturing and design talent training driven by innovation.
As WUPEN, a leading organization facing the innovation of world planning education, Shen Yanjun, Deputy Director of the World Urban Planning Education Network, introduced WUPEN’s innovative exploration in empowering cities through design in recent years.
In the round table themed “Schools and Enterprises Join Hands to Meet the Trend of Innovation”, representatives from all walks of life from universities, scientific research institutes and local enterprises in Ningbo gathered. Enterprises are the most sensitive important group to the future direction of innovation, and schools are also important academic institutions where innovative talents gather. The cooperation between these two subjects will determine the direction of innovation in the future.
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China Europe Carbon Neutral Technology aims to support and substantially contribute to China’s path towards carbon neutrality in a holistic and inclusive way by gathering all the stakeholders and creating solutions for each challenge.
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