Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy informs about Sino-German Ecopark in Qingdao


The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy hosted an information event on "Sino-German Ecopark - Possibilities for Contribution and Investment" on March 12, 2014 at the federal ministry in Berlin. The president of the management committee of the Sino-German Ecopark, Mr Zhao, introduced the project.

100 participants attended the conference, including representatives from large firms as well as medium and small enterprises and service providers. The leader of the department for industrial policy, Dr. Sven Halldorn, opened the event. Dr. Halldorn is responsible for both the areas investment goods and motor vehicle industry as well as environment and climate protection.


Dr. Halldorn (third from the right) opened the conference

Mr. Jan Noether, Delegate and Chief Representative of German Industry & Commerce Greater China – Shanghai, was one of eight speakers who provided information on the framework conditions of the Sino-German ecopark. Mr Noether informed the participants about the conditions at the business location Qingdao. econet china, German Chamber of Commerce Shanghai has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the ecopark in January 2014.

Among the other speakers were Prof. Hammel, professor for commercial legal protection at Nanjing University; Mrs Lein, head of the export initiative energy efficiency under the direction of the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy; Mr Oliver Brinkmann (Deutsche Bank), Mr Stephan Jentsch (Obermeyer) and Prof. Wolfgang Feist (Passivhaus Institut).

Lunch break provided time for intense conversations amongst the participants. In the afternoon, the company representatives had the possibility to gain even deeper knowledge about the ecopark in one-on-one conversations with the ecopark-experts. These conversations, which had been arranged in advance, attracted wide interest. Subsequently, the company representatives made consistently positive comments on program, content and quality of the conversations.

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