On the afternoon of Feb. 6, 2018, the president of CAS and Secretary of the Party at CAS Bai Chunli made an investigation in XIOPM.
President Bai Chunli and his delegation first visited Shaanxi Optoelectronic Integrated Circuit Pilot Technology Research Institute initiated by XIOPM, surveyed the system, mechanism, platform construction and development work of the institute. Afterwards, they visited Photonic Manufacturing System and Application Research Center of XIOPM, inspected the parts for photonic manufacturing and processing including airplane engine blades, heart stent and other photonic manufacturing system core parts, and watched photonic manufacturing presentation. At the exhibition hall of scientific and technological achievements, they inspected dozens of achievements undertaken and accomplished by the institute to meet the national strategic needs and many other high-tech products cultivated by the institute to meet economic and social development.
At the meeting room of the institute, Bai Chunli heard the work report made by Zhao Wei on behalf of Xi’an Branch Institute and XIOPM. He said after the report that Xi’an Branch Institute now is the only one that is under CAS system and works with CAS provincial branch, so it should play a locomotive role to promote the development of the provincial branch as well as local economy. CAS encourages open cooperation and Xi’an Branch Institute sets a good model by incorporating the four subordinate institutes of the provincial institute into the planning of Xi’an Science Park.
President Bai Chunli fully affirmed the reform and innovation of XIOPM in recent years. He said that the work report of XIOPM accurately analyzed its existing problems, that the report covered both achievements it has made and challenges it faced with, that it proposed preliminary solution measure which gave some directional suggestions for the follow-up research. He pointed out that General Secretary Xi Jinping made important instructions during his visit to XIOPM in Feb. 2015. Xi said XIOPM has been taking this as the guidance, fully implemented the policies and adhered to the “Three-Orientation”; that XIOPM adopted innovative measures to carry out“One-Three-Five” Strategic Planning and has gained many achievements and made great contributions; that XIOPM did a well job in transfer and transformation of scientific and technological achievements it has obtained under industry-university-research integration mode; that CAS Star is distinctive and has become a famous business in western China and it was named “XIOPM Mode” by Shaanxi provincial party committee and popularized energetically; that CAS shall also promote such advanced experience. President Bai Chunli expressed his wish that XIOPM will keep its original intention and enterprising spirit, set clear goals, try the best to realize its vision at an early date.
President Bai emphasized that Xi’an Branch Institute shall take general secretary Xi's thought of socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era as the guide, implement the party’s major spirit of the 19th National Congress, adhere to “Three-Orientation” and “Four Leading Roles”, and implement the decisions and arrangements of the CPC central committee and the State Council into future reform, innovation and development. Besides, he also put forward requirements and hopes for Xi’an Branch Institute and XIOPM.