HORIZON 2020 URBAN-EU-CHINA INNOVATION PLATFORM ON SUSTAINABLE URBANISATION AWARDS CEREMONY

On December 12th 2018, the EU-China City-City partnership awards ceremony  of the Horizon 2020 China-Europe Sustainable Urbanisation Innovation Platform, jointly organized by the China-Europe Sustainable Urbanization Innovation Platform Project Team, China Urban and Small Town Reform and Development Center and the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China was held in Beijing. The Director General of the European Union Research and Innovation Directorate and high-level representatives of the EU Delegation to China attended the event and witnessed the award ceremony.

The Wuhan-Manchester City partnership was selected as the final winner. At the same time, the China-Europe Sustainable Urbanisation Innovation Platform Project Team announced at the ceremony that in order to continuously deepen the cooperation between China and Europe, the project team plans to annualize the award ceremony.

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The award-winning representatives from Wuhan and Manchester also attended the award ceremony and delivered their speeches, sharing the experience and achievements of their China-EU cooperation.

The partnership, which dates back to 1986, has created business-to-business links, sporting and cultural ties and has seen a significant number of students from Wuhan studying at Manchester universities.