On November 12, Indonesian "Industry • University • Research Linkage" Strategic Summit of Huayou Cobalt and the Signing Ceremony of Cooperative Projects of Local Talents between Huayou and Indonesia was held in Bali, Indonesia. Luhut, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment of Indonesia, Chen Xuehua, Chairman of the group attended the summit and made speeches.
▲ Gao Baojun, Vice President of the group represented the company to sign the project cooperation agreement with Bapak Ayodhia GL Kalake, Secretary of Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investment, Mr. Feng Xiating, President of Northeastern University (connected via video)
▲ Gao Baojun, Vice President of the group represented the company to sign the project cooperation agreement with Bapak Ignatius Susatyo Wijoyo, M.M., Vice President of Gadjah Mada University
▲ Gao Baojun, Vice President of the group represented the company to sign the project cooperation agreement with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ir. Widjaja Martokusumo, Secretary of Bandung Institute of Technology
▲ Gao Baojun, Vice President of the group represented the company to sign the project cooperation agreement with Ir Ilyas Mansur, MT, President of Ujg Pandang Institute of Science and Technology
With the theme of "Young Dream, We Care", this summit aims to jointly create the supporting role of the talent team of the new energy lithium battery industrial chain in Indonesia, keep shaping new momentum and new advantages of development, and co-build the high-quality development of "Belt and Road". On the signing ceremony, Huayou Cobalt signed the Memorandum of Understanding with Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investment, Northeastern University, Bandung Institute of Technology and Ujg Pandang Institute of Science and Technology successively. The two parties reached the cooperation intention on the joint training of postgraduates, undergraduates, and college students at multiple levels of talent training models, talent echelon construction, and internship employment.
"Science and technology constitute the primary productive force. Talents are the first resources." In his speech, Minister Luhut mentioned that the news that Huayou Cobalt signed the Memorandum of Understanding with Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investment and multiple universities vividly shows its independence of being devoted to advanced techniques of the downstream industries of Indonesia. In order to further master the latest technologies of the downstream industries, Indonesia needs to increase the number of engineers and professionals. The cooperation among Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investment, investors and universities is the approach of achieving the objective, which shows the embodiment of the trend of time. China and Indonesia are at the similar development stage. They are turning from "a common goal" to "a shared destiny". In 2021, the bilateral trade volume of China and Indonesia broke through 120 billion US dollars, with a year-on-year growth of 58.6％. Its growth rate ranked the top in ASEAN, with great potential. Huayou is playing a more positive role and will play a more important role in the future.
"Education comes first in order to make the country and the industry prosper. Talents come first in order to make the country and enterprises powerful". In his speech, Chairman Chen Xuehua extended sincere thanks and respect to leaders of Indonesia, care and concern shown by governments of various levels in Indonesia and Indonesian universities; he also expected that both parties could yield cooperation achievements soon. Chairman Chen mentioned that education is the foundation of a country's economic development and social progress. The prosperity of a country and the strength of an enterprise are inseparable from the support of talents. Huayou cooperates with Indonesian government and universities in the two countries to deepen school-enterprise cooperation, strengthen collaborative education and contribute strength to the educational business of Indonesia. Huayou is willing to exert its advantages, integrate high-quality educational resources of the two countries and provide capital support, training base and employment opportunities for cooperative school running and talent cultivation. Meanwhile, with this cooperation as the starting point, it hopes to expand the cooperation space, deepen the cooperation mechanism and expand the cooperation field, to explore the talent cultivation approach, innovate the talent cultivation models, jointly boost the coordinated development of the industry, education and talents, and jointly write the new chapter of cross-border school-enterprise cooperation.
▲ From left to right, they are Bapak Ignatius Susatyo Wijoyo, M.M., Vice President of Gadjah Mada University, Luhut, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment of Indonesia, Chen Xuehua, Chairman of Huayou Cobalt, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ir. Widjaja Martokusumo, Secretary of Bandung Institute of Technology, and Ir Ilyas Mansur, MT, President of Ujg Pandang Institute of Science and Technology successively
Prof.Dr.Ova Emilia, M.Med.Ed., Sp.OG(K)., Ph.D., President of Gadjah Mada University, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ir. Widjaja Martokusumo, Secretary of Bandung Institute of Technology, Ir Ilyas Mansur, MT, President of Ujg Pandang Institute of Science and Technology, Feng Xiating, President of Northeastern University and Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering delivered speeches respectively expressing their wishes for the cooperation, confidence in cultivating outstanding talents, and expectations for technical exchanges and expanding the scope of cooperation.
"Wherever we invest, we have to contribute to the local economy and society." Huayou Cobalt has always been committed to project construction, talent training, employment and people's livelihood in Indonesia, which has been highly recognized by all walks of life in Indonesia. The completion and commissioning of a series of major projects in Indonesia by Huayou is a vivid example of China and Indonesia, two major developing countries, uniting themselves for self-improvement, mutual benefit and win-win results. The opening of the local talent training cooperation project today is destined to become another landmark achievement of the deep integration of China's "Belt and Road" initiative and Indonesia's "Global Maritime Fulcrum" strategy. Huayou will depend on the industrial advantage of industrial integration, stick to high-level openness, and fully improve the toughness and safety level of the industrial chain and the supply chain. It will help with the integrated development of Indonesian "industrial chain" and the "innovation chain" through the "talent chain", speed up constructing Indonesia as an important center of new energy lithium battery talents and innovation highland in the world, and keep contributing Huayou's strength to industrial progress and the economic and social development of Indonesia.
Huayou will rely on the industrial advantages of industrial integration, adhere to a high level of openness, and make every effort to improve the resilience and security level of the industrial chain and the supply chain, and utilize the "talent chain" to help the integrated development of Indonesia's "industrial chain" and "innovation chain", and accelerate the construction of Indonesia to become the talent center and innovation highland of the world's important new energy lithium battery industry, and continue to contribute to the progress of the industry and the economic and social development of Indonesia!