Nanjing University Bio-pharmaceutical Engineering Center Inaugurated
"Nanjing University Bio-pharmaceutical engineering Research Institute", jointly established by Nanjing University and Suzhou Industrial Park, was inaugurated on Sept. 29 with the attendance of Zhang Taolin, Vice-governor of Jiangsu Province, Wang Zhizhen, Vice-chairperson of Jiusan Society and member of China Academy of Scences, and Prof. Chen Jun, President of Nanjing Univeristy.
According to the cooperation agreement, SIP will allocate a total fund of 15 million RMB and give support in research, talent, and management for the joint establishment. The center will be staffed with a group of middle-aged and young life scientists trained in USA and headed by Prof. Liu Jianning. The center will carry out research and development of bio-medicine and crucial technology in the mass production of new pharmaceuticals and build the center into "a research platform of new medicine research", "a technological platform of industrialization", "a platform of innovation and talent training", and "a public technological service platform".
Zhang Taolin said at the inauguration ceremony that the establishment of the center was an important means to speed up the integration of production, teaching, and research, and transfer of bio-medical research achievements. Zhang believed that the center will add new impetus to the innovative capability and growth of bio-pharmaceutical industry of Jiangsu Province.
Sept. 29, 2007