Cardiovascular Translational Medicine Collaborative Innovation Center of NMU Entered the First Batch of Jiangsu Colleges and Universities Collaborative Innovation Centers

Jiangsu Province recently announced the name list of Jiangsu Colleges and Universities Collaborative Innovation Centers. The Cardiovascular Translational Medicine Collaborative Innovation Center led by Prof. Chen Qi, president of NMU, was admitted to the first batch.
Following the announcement of the Provincial Education Department and the Provincial Financial Department about establishing Jiangsu Colleges and Universities Collaborative Innovation Centers in the Year 2012, there are altogether 45 colleges and universities as well as units applying for 73 Collaborative Innovation Centers of various kinds. Via the experts’ evaluation and the approval of the project’s leading group, 29 Colleges and Universities Collaborative Innovation Centers will be constructed in Jiangsu province while 11 will be cultivated, decided by the general office of the provincial government.
The plan of Colleges and Universities Collaborative Innovation is not only a significant action in pushing forward the strategy of innovation-driven and science /education-based development of China, but also has an important significance for colleges and universities further playing a role in being the innovation source, promoting the construction of distinctive and high-standard universities as well as building an innovative country. The approval of Cardiovascular Translational Medicine Collaborative Innovation Center marks new progress in connotative construction and industry impact of NMU. NMU will take it as an opportunity for Collaborative Innovation Center to play the role of aggregation and radiation, improving NMU’s sci-tech innovation ability, making due contributions to the construction of innovative province, serving the development of economy and society in Jiangsu and improving people’s healthcare level.