A bird's-eye view of the aviation industrial park in Suzhou New District. [Photo/WeChat account: snd-szgxqfb]
In recent years, Suzhou New District has been dedicated to gathering high-end and innovative momentum to develop its aerospace industry.
It is now home to a number of domestically leading research institutes in the aerospace industry, including the 214 Institute of China North Industries Group, the Ceprei East China Laboratory, and the Suzhou Innovation Institute of Beihang University.
It has also gathered a number of leading industrial companies, such as AVIC Suzhou Changfeng Avionics Co and Suzhou Huazhan Space Appliance Co, which cover fields including avionics, new aerospace materials, aerospace components, as well as related supporting inspection and testing services.
The district is also active in establishing deeper connections with Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, manufacturer of the world-renowned C919 and CR929 aircraft series, with the goal of carrying out cooperation in more areas.