On December 22, iFLYTEK and Beijing Construction Engineering Group signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement, reaching cooperation on Phoenix Park Industrial Estate in Trinidad and Tobago and other overseas parks, domestic new infrastructure cooperation, and digital transformation of Beijing Construction Engineering Group. iFLYTEK has become the first Chinese company to enter the Phoenix Park Industrial Estate in Trinidad and Tobago.
On behalf of the two parties, Mr. Chang Yongchun, deputy general manager of Beijing Construction Engineering Group, and Mr. Zhou Jiafeng, vice president of iFLYTEK, president of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region of iFLYTEK, signed the agreement. Leaders and representatives attending the ceremony included Mr. Zhang Chuancheng, deputy general manager of Beijing Construction Engineering Group, Mr. Cao Dong, the director of Marketing Department, Mr. Zeng Peng, the chairman of Beijing International Construction Engineering Company, Mr. Gao Qiang, the general manager of Beijing International Construction Engineering Company, Mr. Ma Shulong, general manager assistant of Beijing International Construction Engineering Company, Mr. Liu Qingfeng, chairman of iFLYTEK, Mr. Peng Xiaolu, vice president of iFLYTEK, Mr. Cheng Xiaogen, vice president of Smart City Business Group, general manager of Engineering Business Unit, and Mr. Zhang Wuxu, vice president of International Cooperation Department.
Work Together to Explore the Digital Development of Traditional Enterprises
The signing of this strategic cooperation agreement marks a milestone in the construction of the Phoenix Park Industrial Estate project in Trinidad and Tobago. Also it is a beneficial attempt for traditional infrastructure enterprises and high-tech enterprises to join hands and go to overseas market, which is great significance for both sides.
In the meeting, Mr. Ma Shulong introduced the situation of Phoenix Park Industrial Estate to Mr. Liu Qingfeng and his delegation. Located 30 kilometers south of Port of Spain, the capital of Trinidad and Tobago, Phoenix Park Industrial Estate is the first co-constructed project of “The Belt and Road” and the first comprehensive and intelligent high-level industrial park in the Caribbean area. It is a logistics hub connecting the North and South America.
He said, “We hope to join hands with iFLYTEK to build Phoenix Park Industrial Estate into a model project for overseas park cooperation and jointly create a new business model with constructing overseas smart parks, enabling smart park and introducing Chinese enterprises to enter the construction.”
Mr. Zhang Chuancheng added the current investment situation of the project, and said: “iFLYTEK is a famous enterprise internationally and domestically, the join of iFLYTEK will make the project like a tiger with wings, improving the quality and efficiency of investment attraction. In the future, we hope to reach further with the cooperation of iFLYTEK.”
Mr. Chang Yongchun said: “The upgrading and transformation of traditional infrastructure need to be truly intelligent. We hope to join hands with iFLYTEK to promote the revolution of construction industry and realize a new revolution.”
During the visit, Mr. Liu Qingfeng gave full recognition to the achievements of Beijing Construction Engineering Group. He stressed: “The cooperation between enterprises needs to be based on good source and foundation. iFLYTEK is very proud to have the opportunity to cooperate with Beijing Construction Engineering Group.” Looking forward to future cooperation, Mr. Liu Qingfeng put forward specific suggestions on the application of iFLYTEK products in overseas parks and the suggestion of exploring global market. Mr. Liu Qingfeng said: “We hope that these unique businesses can form a benchmark through Beijing Construction Engineering Group and be promoted to more places in the future. From the side of the cooperation in domestic business, Mr. Liu Qingfeng proposed to use artificial intelligence to transform the traditional enterprises into digital ones, which can improve the operation efficiency and even make the buildings more distinctive.
Mr. Fang Qiu, Chinese ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago, gave a speech via video. He said: “I am glad to see the cooperation of two Chinese enterprises to create more cooperation ideas, develop a new platform for international cooperation, and jointly expand new advantages in international cooperation and competition. We believed that it will create new opportunities for Trinidad and Tobago and other countries to realize economic diversification, transformation upgrade, and make positive contributions to promoting the construction of a community with a shared future for mankind. “
Join Hands to Enable the “New Infrastructure”
As one of the earliest construction enterprises established in China, Beijing Construction Engineering Group Co., Ltd. has always maintained the dominant position of China construction industry, covering 32 provinces in China and 33 countries and regions in the world. With the “construction role” to promote the interconnection between China and the world, it is currently actively promoting the construction of “the Belt and Road” Phoenix Park Industrial Estatein Trinidad and Tobago.
iFLYTEK, as the “new generation of artificial intelligence open innovation platform of intelligent speech”, plays an important role in education, healthcare, smart city, and other universal directions which can promote social progress.
After in-depth communication, in line with the cooperation concept of “foresee together and grow together” and the cooperation principle of “equality and mutual benefit, complementary advantages and win-win cooperation”, the two sides will base on the industrial advantages of Beijing Construction Engineering Group and the core technology of iFLYTEK in the field of artificial intelligence and big data. The following strategic cooperation has been reached in international market cooperation, smart park construction, new infrastructure construction, and digital and intelligent transformation of construction companies: iFLYTEK will enter the Phoenix Park Industrial Estate as the first Chinese company to invest to build the Caribbean regional headquarter. As the strategic partner of the smart park construction of the Phoenix Park Industrial Estate project, iFLYTEK is fully responsible for the planning and construction of the smart park. Facing the broad market of new infrastructure, the two parties will play their respective advantages to jointly develop intelligent solutions, build model projects, help Beijing Construction Engineering Group realize digital transformation and lead the construction industry from traditional construction to intelligent manufacturing.
It has long been a consensus to integrate artificial intelligence into the construction of new infrastructure and promote the implementation of the artificial intelligence strategy. Under the wave of “new infrastructure”, iFLYTEK has already joined the game. In the future, iFLYTEK will actively participate in the design, construction and implementation of “new infrastructure” based on the technologies accumulated in various industries and large-scale applications, and continue to help the economy achieve digital transformation upgrade.