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AIT, QIIC Sign MoU on Low Carbon Energy Demonstration

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The Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH (AIT) and the Qingdao Innovation and Incubation Centre for Industry Technologies of Chinese Academy of Sciences (QIIC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on September 30, 2013 to build collaboration on low carbon energy initiatives.

According to the MoU, both sides shall provide scientific support for the demonstration project "low carbon energy technology, energy efficiency buildings and sustainable urban development” in Qingdao and shall join hands to conduct bilateral, domestic and international research projects. They also expressed the willingness to cooperate in the exchange and training of research staff and students.  

Currently, AIT has expertise and experience in the field of energy for the built environment and energy for the electric infrastructure. The AIT develops and uses sophisticated measurement technology and innovative simulation tools to combine decentralised energy producers, efficient distribution networks and smart buildings with efficient heating and cooling technologies to form a single, sustainable energy system.  

QIIC is a comprehensive technology service and supporting organization jointly established by the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Qingdao Municipal Government to further reinforce technology related cooperations for local regions. The QIIC also intends to develop Applied Energy and Energy Efficient Center which is to act as a solution platform for distributed energy application in urban area.  


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