On December 17 | The 2021 SCIP+ Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship Contest Finals and Award Ceremony were successfully held. Ma Jing, Director of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Management Committee, Wang Jingyi, Chairman of the Party Committee of Sinopec Shanghai Gaoqiao Petrochemical Co., Ltd., Hou Jinhua, Deputy Director of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Management Committee, Wang Huifeng, Vice President of East China University of Science and Technology, Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Co., Ltd. Huang Xiangyu, deputy general manager of the company, Tao Xuhai, deputy general manager of Sinopec Shanghai Gaoqiao Petrochemical Co., Ltd., Jin Jian, general manager of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Development Co., Ltd., Zhu Jian, deputy general manager of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Development Co., Ltd., and representatives of the judges attended ceremony.
Speech by the organizer | Jin Jian, general manager of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Development Co., Ltd., delivered a speech on behalf of the organizer, thanking the participating teams for their active participation, the strong support of the organizers, co-organizers, innovation partners, etc., and the active input of the judges. He also expressed that the competition played an important role in promoting the development of the park. Some of the award-winning start-ups and teams in the previous competitions have settled in the Shanghai International Chemical New Materials Innovation Center, which is in operation this year.
Congratulations from the organizer | Li Shousheng, President of China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation, entrusted Zhu Jian, deputy general manager of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Development Co., Ltd., and vice chairman of the Chemical Industry Park Working Committee of China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation, to read the congratulatory letter. The congratulatory letter wrote: “This competition focuses on’carbon neutrality’, which is highly compatible with the ‘3060 goal’ proposed by the country. The competition has green solutions to effectively promote the high-quality development and modernization of the petrochemical industry. The China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation sincerely hopes that more young people with ideals and accomplishments will join the development team of the petroleum and chemical industry and make contributions to the development of China’s petroleum and chemical industry!”
Congratulations from the organizer | Hua Wei, vice chairman and secretary-general of the Chinese Society of Chemical Industry, congratulated the successful holding of the contest and praised: “China is getting closer to the center of the world’s science and technology arena. Chemistry and chemical engineering are the most critical part of the national industrial innovation system. One of the chains of the SCIP+ Contest will continue to build a more open, interactive, shared, and innovative communication platform, and make new and greater contributions to promoting the leap-forward development of chemical technology!”
Address by the co-organizer | Nicolas Sestier, Head of Department, Industries, Cleantech & Infrastructures, Business France China – Beijing Office: “France is very pleased to be a partner of the competition and recommend French innovative companies to participate in the competition. The importance of chemical industry in solving environmental challenges cannot be ignored. We hope to promote green development together with China, Shanghai Chemical Industry Park and the SCIP+ competition.”
Finals | 6 “golden” teams and 3 overseas award-winning teams brought wonderful roadshows and project presentations. A panel of judges composed of representatives from leading domestic and foreign chemical companies, well-known universities, scientific research institutes, and investment institutions asked questions about the project. After a multi-dimensional review by the jury, the result of the winners was announced on the spot.
Announcement | Ma Jing, Director of the Management Committee of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park, Hou Jinhua, Deputy Director of the Management Committee of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park, Wang Huifeng, Vice President of East China University of Science and Technology, and Luo Yong, General Manager of the Science and Technology Department of Shanghai Huayi (Group) Co., announced the winning teams. The list is as follows: