[Explanation] On December 4, the Greater Bay Area International Vaccine Innovation Center (hereinafter referred to as the "Innovation Center") was completed and held an opening ceremony in the Biomedical Innovation Industrial Park, Pingshan District, Shenzhen.

It is reported that the center is China's first international vaccine innovation center.

At the opening of the Innovation Center, the second Greater Bay Area (Shenzhen) Vaccine Summit also kicked off at the same time.

  [Explanation] At the inauguration ceremony of the Innovation Center, French Ambassador to China Luo Liang sent a video speech. He pointed out that the completion of the International Vaccine Innovation Center will promote the intensification of dialogue and synergy among stakeholders in related industries in the Greater Bay Area. France-China cooperation in the field of public health contributes.

  [Explanation] It is understood that the establishment of the Vaccine Innovation Center began in November 2019. The "Memorandum of Vaccine Innovation Strategic Cooperation" was signed at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. China and France proposed to promote international cooperation in innovative vaccine research and development to help Shenzhen build China The first world-class vaccine innovation center.

  [Commentary] Li Bin, deputy director of the National Health Commission and president of the Chinese Preventive Medicine Association, said at the ceremony that the Greater Bay Area, as a pilot area for the country's economic, technological and industrial innovation and development, shoulders the important mission of trying innovative thinking and exploring innovative paths.

The construction of the International Vaccine Innovation Center in the Greater Bay Area provides a platform for the popularization of vaccine knowledge and the innovation of the vaccine industry.

  [Concurrent] Li Bin, Deputy Director of the National Health Commission

  In the process of epidemic prevention and control, non-drug public health measures and vaccines have played a vital role.

The new crown pneumonia epidemic has not only promoted the accelerated innovation and development of the vaccine industry, but also deepened the public's awareness and demand for vaccines.

At the same time, as a global public health product, vaccines strengthen international cooperation and exchanges, which are of great significance to the sustainable development of global public health.

The construction of the International Vaccine Innovation Center in the Greater Bay Area also reflects the strategic cooperation in vaccine innovation, providing a platform for popular science education on vaccine knowledge, technological innovation and entrepreneurial interaction in the vaccine industry.

  [Explanation] The reporter saw at the scene that the Innovation Center demonstrated the 5G smart vaccination clinic and unmanned vaccination system, which was jointly created by 13 innovative ecological alliance partners. The functions such as chain logistics and unmanned vaccination integration are the first to show the intelligent whole scene of vaccination in the future.

  According to reports, as the country's first physical vaccine museum that combines technology and art displays, the innovation center will be fully open to the public to help increase the public's scientific understanding of vaccines.

  [Concurrent] Zhang Heping, Head of Sanofi Pasteur Greater China

  For the role of the innovation center, we hope it can become a new source of vaccine innovation.

For the general public, we hope that the (Innovation Center) will become a museum, science and technology museum and art museum for understanding and insight into the past, present, and future possible science of vaccines; for the industry, we hope that this place can promote and promote the entire ecological chain. An innovation place for chain innovation and upgrading; for the government, we hope (Innovation Center) to become a demonstration base for vaccine innovation solutions and a demonstration center for international cooperation.

  [Explanation] After the inauguration ceremony, the second Greater Bay Area (Shenzhen) Vaccine Summit with the theme of "Innovation · Integration, Shared Health" also officially opened.

About 1,000 experts from disease control, international organizations, industry companies and other fields participated through online and offline methods to discuss how to strengthen cooperation at the global level and further improve the level of disease prevention and control.

  Reporter Tang Guijiang He Junjie reports from Shenzhen

Editor in charge: [Wu Qingcai]

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