Under the impetus of XIN Center, Tsinghua University and CFLD signed a strategic cooperation agreement. Under the agreement XIN Center and CFLD established the "Tsinghua University – CFLD Research Institute for XIN Industry Technology ". 

The new joint research center  will takes advantage of bilateral cooperation, and fully integrates resources of the XIN center platform to create an interdisciplinary science and technology based international innovation and personnel training platform to promote the effective transformation of scientific and technological achievements into productive forces. 

CFLD Background:

Established in 1998, CFLD is a leading “Industry Town" operator that devoted to put China’s industry upgrade into practice. Listed in share-A, market value RMB 37 billion.

·CFLD is the largest industry town operator in China.

·The First real estate company that adopted Public-Private-Partnership in China.

·Ranked No.2 following Suzhou Industry Park in the “Industrial Real Estate Ranking”, No.1 among private real estate companies listed.

·The first exemplary industry town is in Gu’an, which helped GU’an transferred itself from the last 3 least developed agricultural county to top 7 industrial county in Hebei. (there are 135 county in Hebei)

·The first Chinese private company to open incubator overseas, in February 2014 CFLD’s Silicon Valley Incubator became operational.

·10 planed incubators will be established in Chinese and overseas locations, including Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Germany, Israel, Japan and Korea.

·By 2014, 50 Industry towns will be built, 120 will be built by 2015, 200 by 1026.

·Industry Towns will cover several industries such as electronic, high end manufacturing, auto industry, biomedical, aviation, aerospace, culture, E-commerce, new-material, Energy&environment, manufacturing service.

·Established strategic partnerships with China Power Investment, BAIC Motor, China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, China Central Television,