International Talent Harbor co-launched by COSDF and Beijing IES Holding

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: Oct 13, 2021 L M S

A press conference on strategic cooperation between China Overseas-Educated Scholars Development Foundation (COSDF) and Beijing IES Holding Co.,Ltd. was held on Oct 12 in Beijing to launch a entrepreneurship service platform - the International Talent Harbor.


COSDF signs a strategic cooperation with Beijing IES Holding on Oct 12 in Beijing. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]


The event is hosted by Zhuang Liang,  secretary-general of COSDF. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

According to an introduction by IES Holding President Miao Yingwei, "International Talent Harbor" is a project initiated and established by COSDF. Through strategic cooperation, the two sides will integrate overseas talent resources with innovative urban development to build a one-stop entrepreneurial service platform for overseas talents and provide talent support for local economic development.


IES Holding President Miao Yingwei gives an introduction of the International Talent Harbor. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

The first phase of the project has been launched in Shanghai, Shenyang, Weihai, and Yiwu.

Cheng Fang, founder of IES Holding, expects the International Talent Harbor to land in more cities and become a banner of urban talent service and innovative development through the joint efforts of the partners.

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Cheng Fang, founder of IES Holding,delivers a speech. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Cao Weizhou, general director of COSDF, noted that with the purpose of serving overseas students, COSDF helps to accelerate the construction of urban talent centers and innovation highlands.


Cao Weizhou, general director of COSDF, gives a speech.[Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

COSDF, established in 2007, is a state-level international public-raising foundation that serves as a bridge between overseas students and the government and supports Chinese overseas-educated talents to start up their own businesses, contribute to the fulfillment of the strategy of “reinvigorating China through human resource