Recently, the Zhuhai Free Trade Zone signed an investment agreement with Amer International Group, aiming at building an Amer science and technology innovation center with a total investment of 1.6 billion yuan.
Based on a model of "government-enterprise cooperation, innovation and development", the center will cover a regional headquarters, an S&T innovation center, a commodity trading center and other core businesses. Based on the industrial technology research, financial services, trade and talent training, it will also go well with the local human habitat, ecology and healthcare.
As an important project for the free trade zone's industrial transformation and upgrading and the innovation-driven economy, the Amer science and technology innovation center will make the Zhuhai Free Trade Zone a leading S&T innovation center in China's Pearl River Delta, taking the lead in global, cutting-edge technological research and development. Also, it will bring high-tech pioneer enterprises together and serve as a distribution center for technological innovation resources worldwide, and a conversion center of S&T innovation achievements.
It's understood that Amer International Group is a high-technology industry group, which has developed from the industrial economy and mainly focuses on the industry chain of new metallic and non-metallic materials. The group has striven to develop industrial investment, the development of science and technology smart parks, strategic investment, financial investment and trading platforms in recent years. In 2015, Amer achieved a turnover of 300 billion yuan, ranking247th among the World's Top 500 Enterprises. So far, Amer has built three research and development centers in the world, a Swiss Research and Development Center, an American Research and Development Center and a Singaporean Research and Development Center. At the same time, it is cooperating with well-known institutions of higher learning all over the world.