Today, on May 14, 2020, DCH owned by Aleksandr Yaroslavskyi and ZTE Corporation have signed the Memorandum of Cooperation under the Ecopolis HTZ project. The parties to this Memorandum are as follows: the management company of the Ecopolis HTZ business park on behalf of DCH and ZTE Ukraine on behalf of ZTE Corporation. The ceremony has been held as a video conference due to quarantine restrictions in Ukraine.
By concluding the Memorandum of Cooperation with DCH owned by Aleksandr Yaroslavskyi, ZTE Corporation has become the first Ecopolis HTZ business resident in the industrial park (industrial cluster) and the technology park (IT and R&D clusters). The promising areas of cooperation include the establishment of the ZTE’s office, R&D center, and production site on the territory of Ecopolis HTZ. “I am extremely proud that we are launching this project today by signing the Memorandum with ZTE Corporation. I am sure that our cooperation will be fruitful, and I can assure that we are the most reliable partner for you. You are the first who starts developing the technology cluster of Ecopolis HTZ. I hope other Chinese companies, such as, for example, the Alibaba Group founded by Jack Ma, a great friend of our city, will follow you,” Aleksandr Yaroslavskyi, the Owner and President of DCH, has said at the signing ceremony of the Memorandum.
In his welcoming speech, Xue Bin, the Vice President of ZTE Corporation, has emphasized the compliance of the Ecopolis HTZ project with the strategic priorities of his company. “It is a great honor for ZTE to become a part of the Ecopolis HTZ innovative business ecosystem. The key idea of this initiative is efficiency and high-tech development. And it is in tune with the ZTE’s main tasks in Ukraine and in the global market,” he has commented. Mingxi Huang, the Director of ZTE Ukraine, has thanked Aleksandr Yaroslavskyi for the opportunity to become the first Ecopolis HTZ business resident and has stressed that ZTE Corporation is ready to offer its expertise to implement Smart City digital transformation projects in Kharkiv.
Hennadiy Kernes, the mayor of Kharkiv, who has attended the signing ceremony as an honored guest, has confirmed that the city government is providing comprehensive support to the Ecopolis HTZ project. “The city will fully assist in implementing the initiative of DCH. We will help not only on paper. We want to integrate all of the projects that are scattered across different locations in a single compact and strategically convenient center. Therefore, Ecopolis HTZ is included in the city development plan until 2030,” he points out. Liu Jun, the trade commissioner of the People’s Republic of China in Ukraine, an honored guest of the ceremony as well, has praised the cooperation between ZTE and DCH. “ZTE is one of the leaders in the Chinese high-tech sector, DCH is one of the largest and most powerful business groups in Ukraine, and Kharkiv is known for its rich development resources that bring innovations. I do hope for a successful start of interaction between ZTE and DCH,” he has commented. Mr. Liu Jun has also expressed his willingness to personally attend the opening ceremony of Ecopolis HTZ in the future. At the end of the online meeting, Aleksandr Yaroslavskyi has thanked the mayor of Kharkiv for his support at the city level and has emphasized the importance of Ecopolis HTZ for the economy of Ukraine as a whole. “Kharkiv is a leader in the innovation sector. I thank the mayor for the fact that the city constantly collaborates with us to make Ecopolis HTZ successful. I will inform both the President and the Prime Minister about this project. I am sure they will also coordinate this project that goes beyond our city and reaches a national scale.”
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Ecopolis HTZ, the next-gen multi-industry business park, is a long-term investment project of DCH owned by Aleksandr Yaroslavskyi. The rational use and in-depth redevelopment of the Kharkiv Tractor Plant territory will help to create a fundamentally new innovative world-class ecosystem for business development and research. It is planned to invest USD 1 billion and provide at least 10 thousand modern jobs in Ukraine due to the development of the industrial park, IT cluster, medical center, logistics center and trade cluster, agro-technology cluster, R&D and educational centers. Ecopolis HTZ will be located at the free production facilities of the legendary Kharkiv Tractor Plant (KhTP), and HTZ will form the basis for the industrial cluster and will be the anchor resident of the business park.