The cooperation partners

Numerous cooperation partners are working together to ensure Metal Eco City’s success, be it in research, planning or training. These include ...
... the Fraunhofer Institute of Production Systems and Design Technology (IPK) of Berlin, which is advising on the establishment of an institute for applied research and development in the metalwork industry. This institute will be a partner for local companies, supporting them in their technical regeneration. By 2020, the city of Jieyang will have established the “German-Chinese Institute of Technology Transfer” (IFT), in collaboration with the Fraunhofer IPK.

... WISTA-MANAGEMENT GMBH (the operating company of the Berlin Adlershof Science and Technology Park) is advising the MEC on design, construction and management. It will be providing support in matters of urban construction, promotion of innovations and issues relating to finance and management. In conjunction with ZhongDe Metal Group, WISTA MANAGEMENT GMBH is setting up the founders’ centre, the “Sino-German Innovation Incubator”.

... Esslingen University of Applied Sciences is establishing a University of Applied Sciences within the MEC in cooperation with the Technical University of Guangdong. The basis for this will be the German dual education system. By 2023, the “Esslingen-Guangdong University of Applied Sciences” will have provided education to a total of 16,000 students.

... the Maritim Group is developing an exclusive residential area with 200 exclusive villas and a 455-room five-star hotel.

... a strategic cooperation was also agreed with the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) and with the German Chamber of Foreign Trade for China (AHK China).

... cooperation agreements were signed with more than 20 industrial associations in Europe.