Xu Minxu, deputy director of Shanghai Pudong New Area Science and Technology and Economic Committee, expressed his heartfelt congratulations to the Microsoft Lab for this celebration, and said: “Microsoft AI and IoT Lab is the first batch of AI innovation and application pilot areas in Pudong New Area to be built in China. One of the important carriers. Since landing on Zhangjiang Artificial Intelligence Island,Microsoft Labs fully utilizes the ‘bridge effect’ and accelerates the introduction of enterprise solutions to the market through ecological docking. Currently,GOI has released 3 phases, a total of 47, and Microsoft Labs is one of the first 20. It is believed that in the future, Microsoft Labs will introduce more Microsoft cutting-edge technologies, empower partners with technology, realize the integration of large and medium-sized enterprises, and facilitate sustainable development. “
Tian Qunxi, vice president of Microsoft Greater China and general manager of the public business department, delivered a speech on behalf of Microsoft, he mentioned: “Since its establishment in 2019, the laboratory has received many people from various industries such as medicine, manufacturing, retail, urban, finance, etc.Nearly 1,000 large and medium-sized enterprises and partners have applied for settlementselected fromOver 160 high-quality companiesproviding them with technical support based on Microsoft’s latest artificial intelligence and Internet of Things, includingProvide hardware and software resources, Microsoft Azure cloud service resources, help enterprises connect to the Microsoft ecosystem and achieve linkage with large, medium and small industry resources, etc.“
Three years of hard work, fruitful results
“Yuan” point, then go
In the past three years, Microsoft Labs has moved from Zhangjiang to the world,More than 160 companies have been empowered; empowered by technology,Helping nearly 80 innovations come to fruition; through business empowerment,Help nearly 20 companies enter the Microsoft ecosystem; through investment empowerment,42 companies received financing.
Looking ahead to the new year, Microsoft Labs will focus on four areas:Sustainability, Web 3.0, Life and Health, Autonomous Drivingby increasing investment in technological empowerment of enterprises in these four fields, allowing Microsoft AI and IoT technologies to inject technological impetus into more innovative enterprises.
It is worth mentioning that the theme of this event is “to sail to the new ‘meta’ because of AI”, which also shows Zhang Jiang’s attention and exploration of the Metaverse. In June of this year, Zhangjiang Digital Chain (Metaverse) characteristic industrial park became the third batch of municipal characteristic parks in Shanghai. Zhangjiang Group also released the concept of “Zhangjiang · Future City SUPER CITY”, and proposed for the first time the 4.1 square kilometers of Zhangjiang Central District. As the scope, with the five super scenarios of “future transportation, future medical care, future life, future finance, and future manufacturing” as the traction, ten integrated open innovation platforms will be built, and Zhangjiang’s digital twin “city of the future” pilot area will be built.
Large and medium-sized enterprises financing,Multi-field technology empowerment
In the first phase after the program was launched, applications from 15 companies from all walks of life were received. After a joint selection by Microsoft Labs and Sony,Hanshow Technology, Changguan Technology, Yishi TechnologyThe three companies stood out, were empowered by the joint technologies of Microsoft and Sony, and completed the testing and development of solutions. Hideyuki Narita, Vice President of Development Center of Sony Semiconductor Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. said: “In a market like China that is rapidly moving towards diversification, digitization and intelligence,Sony hopes to help more excellent local partners perceive and discover new business needs, create leading industry solutions, and comprehensively assist in the smart upgrade of all walks of life.“