SIP Sets Up the First International Cooperation Project Under Ministerial Approval
Ministry of Science and Technology recently approved and allocated 1.1 million RMB financial assistance to the first international cooperation project in SIP, the "geographical information system based on comprehensive management of pipeline networks of 3D digital modules", conducted through cooperation between Suzhou Digital Urban Engineering Research Center Co., Ltd. and German Geograt Information Systems Co., Ltd. This is the first SIP project of international cooperation ever approved by the Ministry.
There have been only two projects this year in Jiangsu Province, which are listed in the international cooperation scheme of Ministry of Science and Technology. The project of "geographical information system based on comprehensive management of pipeline networks of 3D digital modules" is aimed to build a geographical information system platform of comprehensive management pipeline networks with independent IPR suited to the specific conditions of China by introducing the designing concept and crucial technologies from Geograt Company of Germany and using the 3D video technology and designing in conjunction with the requirements of urbanization on the comprehensive management of pipeline networks. The system will provide the urban administration department with a visualized and highly efficient management and emergency control service platform for the underground pipeline networks, and raise the level of digitalization and IT technology in the comprehensive management of urban pipeline networks to a new height.
Suzhou Digital Urban Engineering Research Center Co., Ltd. was established jointly by PLA Information Engineering University, Suzhou IT Investment Co., Ltd. and SIP Technological Development Co., Ltd. in accordance with the "Framework Agreement of Strategic Cooperation in Informatization" signed between the Municipal Government and PLA Information Engineering University in 2004. The company set up a "Major Laboratory for Suzhou Urban Space Information System" in 2005, and the "Digital Urban Sub-station of SIP Post-PhD Technological Workstation" in 2006 to serve as important bases for industrialization of scientific and technological research achievements in Suzhou.
Dec. 23, 2007