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The Yunnan province heat of the national 7th China College Students' "Internet +" Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition is launched on April 29. [Photo/ynu.edu.cn]
The Yunnan heat of the national 7th China College Students' "Internet +" Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition was launched on April 29 at Yunnan University – also known as YNU – in Kunming, capital of Southwest China's Yunnan province.
The Yunnan contest is part of the nationally held event, which started in April and runs through to October, according to a recent announcement by the Ministry of Education.
With parallel sessions held at the Kunming University of Science and Technology, Qujing Normal University, Zhaotong University, Pu'er University and other venues, the launch ceremony was held both online and offline, attracting the participation of more than 10,000 people.
Attendees at the YNU event included Wang Yongquan, deputy director of the Department of Education of Yunnan Province, as well as YNU officials.
Lin Wenxun, Party secretary of YNU, addressed the ceremony. He pointed out that in recent years the university's teachers and students had participated in more and more competitions, at higher and higher levels.
He said the university would provide great services for the competition and continue to improve its levels of innovation and entrepreneurship education – promoting innovation and the integration of science, culture, medicine and agriculture.
Wang told the ceremony that the competition had become an important platform for universities in the province. It served to help improve the quality of training, promote the integration of industry and education, serve national and regional economic and social development goals and help raise the bar for young students' innovation and entrepreneurship.
He hoped that the event this year would inspire more young students to take responsibility and serve society.
Officials announce the opening of the competition. [Photo/ynu.edu.cn]