“Made in China 2025” and “Industry 4.0”: Opportunities for Sino-German Partnerships, Duisburg, 30.05.2016

A delegation of the City of Wuhan, led by Vice Mayor SHAO Weimin, travelled to Duisburg on May 30 to discuss joint opportunities in “Made in China 2025” and Industry 4.0 with representatives of leading German corporates, SMEs and political leaders.

Silk Road Consulting partners Prof. Peter Sachsenmeier, in his role as Vice-President of Hankou University Wuhan, and Dr. Jochen Biedermann were invited as VIP guests to that event, which was very well organized by the DCW.

The event was moderated by AN Weidong, Director of Overseas Chinese Affairs at the Wuhan Municipal Government.

Duisburg’s Mayor Sören Link gave a very enthusiastic welcome speech and underscored Duisburg’s commitment to its partnership with Wuhan as well as to joint projects related to Industry 4.0.


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Vice Mayor of Wuhan SHAO Weimin explained Wuhan’s Action Plan for “Manufacturing 2025” to the audience.

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Last but not least, leading representatives from the German industry (e.g. Siemens) as well as academia discussed with their colleagues from Wuhan current challenges in modern manufacturing.



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