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Yantai, British university hold hands on high-tech development

2018/5/21 16:44:23   source:chinadaily.com.cn

Yantai, a coastal city in East China's Shandong province, signed an agreement with Britain's Coventry University to establish the Coventry University (Yantai) Research Institute on May 12.

According to the agreement, the two sides will share industrial experiences in the field of autos and ships, including yachts, and apply virtual reality technology to a high-tech transport planning center.

They will also cooperate in talent cultivation and science and technology achievement transformation to serve the research institute.

The institute plans to set up a core team of 30-50 talents who are specialized in augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and immersive techniques and can apply them to the fields of new energy vehicle design, traffic simulation and control, and automobile engineering.

The establishment of the research center will be of great significance in promoting the VR industry development in Yantai city and provide solid support to its industrial structure upgrading.

Coventry University, a famous British comprehensive university, ranks 12th in the Guardian university league tables for 2018. Its featured major is automotive engineering and design, in which it takes third place in the world.

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